Budapest and Lake Balaton 2 Day Tour from Zagreb

Budapest and Lake Balaton 2 Day Tour from Zagreb

Starts in: Zagreb Available: Every Tuesday and Saturday
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
2 days package
$425per person
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Budapest and Lake Balaton 2 Day Tour from Zagreb Highlights


Enjoy a stop along the glittering shores of Lake Balaton


Discover Hungary's split charming capital of Budapest


Visit the city's highlights like the Danube River and the Fisherman Bastion


Taste traditional Hungarian culinary fare off the beaten path

Why we chose this tour

Experience the magic of Hungary's capital city with our Budapest and Lake Balaton 2 Day Tour from Zagreb. You'll journey from Zagreb to Budapest, pausing at the breathtaking shores of Lake Balaton along the way. Once in Budapest, you'll taste your way through pastry shops and charming cafes as you wander the pedestrian-only Vaci Street on your way to the city center. Visit St. Isztvan’s Cathedral and explore the famed market place nestled on Liberty Bridge. Then enjoy some free time for shopping or a boat-ride along the iconic Danube River. Finish the day with a hearty dinner of traditional Hungarian goulash or stew - your guide will happily point you in the direction of some authentic restaurants, off the beaten path and sure to delight your palate. Wake up refreshed and enjoy breakfast at your hotel before continuing with a tour of the city's highlights then returning to Zagreb.

Our Budapest and Lake Balaton 2 Day Tour from Zagreb is available every Tuesday and Saturday – don’t miss this opportunity to explore Hungary’s capital city while in Zagreb. You’ll take a scenic drive toward Budapest, stopping to relax at Lake Balaton along the way. Upon arrival in Budapest, wander the city streets taking in the beauty and history of this exquisite destination. Visit the famous pastry shop Gerbaud and Vorosmarty Square as your stroll from Vaci Street to the city center. Admire St. Isztvan’s Cathedral then head to Liberty Bridge to explore the famous marketplace. Then enjoy some free time for shopping, an optional boat ride along the Danube River, and to experience authentic Hungarian cuisine – argued to be some of the best in the world!

The next day, have a leisurely breakfast at your hotel and continue touring the city’s highlights, including Budim, the Fisherman’s Fortress, St. Matthias Church, Parliament, Gellert hill, the Opera, Andrassy Avenue, Varosliget Park, Széchenyi Baths, and the Bridges over the Danube, before heading back to Zagreb.

The Budapest and Lake Balaton 2 Day Tour starts and ends in Zagreb with guaranteed departures.

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Budapest and Lake Balaton 2 Day Tour from Zagreb Itinerary

Day 1 - Zagreb, Lake Balaton, and Budapest
  • 8:00 - 8:40 Pickup from Zagreb (we will pick you up from 7 centralized pick up locations)
  • Enjoy a stop at the scenic shores of Lake Balaton
  • Short introduction tour of Budapest
  • Enjoy some free time and stay overnight in a 3* hotel in Budapest
  • Optional: take a boat ride on the Danube
Day 2 - Budapest and return to Zagreb
  • Start your 2 hour guided tour of Budapest - including Budim, Fisherman’s Fortress, St. Matthias Church, Parliament, Gellert hill, Opera, Andrassy Avenue, Square Greats, Varosliget Park, St. Isztvan’s Cathedral, Széchenyi Baths, and Bridges over the Danube.
  • Enjoy some free time in Budapest before departing to Zagreb
  • 19:00 Drop off in Zagreb
NB - all timings on Budapest and Lake Balaton 2 Day Tour from Zagreb are approximate
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Important Details

Transportation to and from Zagreb
Fully guided tour 
1 Lunch
1 Overnight in a 3* Hotel (Atlantis Hotel or similar)
Entrance fees
Meals not mentioned
Personal travel insurance
What to Bring
Walking shoes
Essential Information
The Hotel used is the Atlantis Hotel or similar
The tour requires a minimum of 2 people - in the unlikely event that the minimum number is not reached, the tour will be offered in private for an extra cost or on an alternative date/time
Single Travelers - Single rooms can be booked directly at the hotel, a single supplement will apply ($30-50)
Children under the age of 4 can join the tour for free - please let us know if you are traveling with a child under 4 years
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