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Budapest - Our most ACTIVE trip

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Expect the unexpected as you explore Budapest with WSA! In three short days we’ll get down and dirty deep in the caves of Buda, go on a pub crawl through the city’s coolest “ruin bars,” then relax at the traditional Hungarian thermal baths. Explore food markets and the city’s famous sights. Can you piece together clues to escape BP’s newest rage: the Live Escape Game? It’s a busy, fun, adventurous weekend!

Tour Features:

  • Caving Expedition adventure or chairlift ride to the highest point in BP
  • Tour of the city’s famous sites – Heroes' Square, St. Stephen’s Basilica, Great Market Hall, and Jewish Quarter
  • Explore the Castle District, Fisherman’s Bastion, and Matthias Church on the Buda Hill
  • Entry to Szechenyi thermal baths
  • Entry into Live Escape Games
  • Accommodations at our favorite social hostel
  • All local group transportation
  • Come early and stay late! Thursday arrival recommended

Upcoming Dates:

If your date isn't included, email us
and we'll try to squeeze you in!

Meet Your Tour Guide:

Bogi

"I knew that I wanted to be a tour guide ever since 8th grade because I was inspired by my funny history teacher who was a guide herself. I've accompanied groups on alternative walking tours, bike and bus tours as well as on the city's amphibious bus tours!"

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WSA tours kick off Friday around 10:30am at the hostel. Get in Thursday evening if you can, otherwise first thing on Friday! We'll get your caught up if you arrive later on.

TONS INCLUDED WITH WSA BUDAPEST:

2 Nights accommodations in Budapest’s top-rated hostel (Friday, Saturday)

Szechenyi Thermal Baths Entry

Caving expedition adventure or option for chairlift ride to the highest point in the city for those who may be claustrophobic

Turn up the heat and use your crativity to beat the clock during fun and puzzling "Escape Games"

Ruin Pub crawl touring District 7's famous garden bars

TONS of sightseeing: Heroes' Square, Street Art experiences, Andrassy Street, Parliament Building, Castle Quarter, Great Market Hall, Farmer's market, Fisherman's Bastion, St. Stephen's Basilica, Jewish Quarter sites and more

Fun social hostel with nightly activities organized

Local organic farmers’ market for samples galore!

Full-time fun professional WSA local tour guide

All local group transportation

Dynamic group of fellow backpackers

Discounts on all future WSA adventures

 

Extra Options:

Thursday evening Danube river cruise

Saturday night party at the thermal spas (depending on season)

Pinball museum, chairlift ride to highest point in Budapest & House of Terror

Come early and stay late! Option to add Thursday and Sunday night at hostel (Thursday arrival recommended but not required)

 

Reasons to fly out Sunday evening:
Visit the Farmer's market  in a popular ruin bar

Spend more time in the Jewish Quarter to check out street art and visit Europe's largest synogue

Option to trek Margaret Island and cruise around on four wheeler tricked-out bike carts 

Getting There:

Budapest is served by a single airport: Ferenc Liszt. Use SkyScanner.net and Google Flights to find the best flight options. Transportation into the city is ~$5USD

 

If your date isn't included, email us and we'll try to post more dates!

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Unguided WSA DetourBook Now

Dive confidently into the complex and fascinating culture of Budapest with WSA’s Detour! Let us help you experience the Hungarian capital in style: hit the baths, explore underground caves, and stay at one of the city's most awesome hostels!

Tour Features:

  • Entry to the Szechenyi Thermal Baths
  • Your choice of tour: biking excursion or walking tours led by locals
  • Top-rated hostel, featuring fun social atmosphere, communal dinners, and a great location
  • Discover a hospital in a former nuclear bunker, crawl the infamous ruin pubs, and eat up the delicious Hungarian fare to your heart’s content!
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Multi-City Adventures

Explore FOUR of Europe's most unforgettable cities during your long recess! This trip includes the infamous thermal baths, day trip to Auschwitz, caving expedition beneath the hills of Buda, the iconic Berlin Wall, panoramic views of Prague's clock towers, and of course the most delicious and hearty meals. Hitting all the stops young travelers love, as well as the best nightlife deals with our favorite locals at each stop, you don't want to miss the BEST of Central Europe.

Best of Central Europe

"Honestly, this was the greatest trip I have ever been on. Each and every local guide made sure we had a fun and stress-free experience, and we got to know them as more then just tour guides, throughout walks through the cities and delicious group meals, we all bonded!" - Jennifer B, AIFS London, Spring '16 (via TripAdvisor) This trip includes the infamous thermal baths, day trip to Auschwitz, caving expedition beneath the hills of Buda, the iconic Berlin Wall, panoramic views of Prague's clock towers, and of course the most delicious and hearty meals. Hitting all the stops young travelers love, as well as the best nightlife deals with our favorite locals at each stop, you don't want to miss the BEST of Central Europe. - More Info

Lindsey Holland, Oklahoma State University

Happy Backpackers

Traveling with WSA to Rome, especially during Easter weekend was the best choice I ever made. The guides, Andy, Elena, and Rhianne, were nothing less than superior and they are excellent at what they do. They gave us a fun-filled weekend and showed us the best of Rome during one of the busiest times of the year! I HIGHLY recommend this company to any students that are considering traveling in Europe

Lindsey Holland, Oklahoma State University ~ Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Spring 2016

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