Bike tours in Hungary - Tokaj wines, River & Lake Tisza with Hortobágy

A nice and easy bike tour, cycling in the world-famous Tokaj Wine-Region, and the Hortobágy National Park World Heritage Sites, biking along idyllic landscapes of the River & Lake Tisza. Enjoy unique Tokaj Aszú wines, gastronomic experiences, luxury castle and spa hotels, a boat tour in Lake Tisza with lovely water lilies & birds, and a horse-carriage ride in the Puszta with traditional Hungarian domestic animals. Visit the famous Andrássy and „Sisi” Castle where the Austro-Hungarian Royal couple: Queen Elisabeth and Francis Joseph spent their holidays.

Bike Tour details

TOUR DATES - 2017

6 - 12 May

LENGTH OF TOUR

7 days / 6 nights

START & FINISH

In Budapest - Hungary

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Easy and absolutely flat

CYCLING DISTANCE

Daily 45 - 64 km / 28 - 40 miles
Total 163 km / 102 miles appr

SUPPORT

Fully guided and supported

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TOUR PRICE

In double room / person

€1590

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

€300

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Bike Tour by Day

Day 1: Arrival in Budapest

Your comfy design hotel is perfectly situated on Buda right at the Danube, few minutes’ walk from the downtown and the Castle Hill. Enjoy here your welcome dinner with us, and a beautiful view of the Royal Palace or the Danube from your room.

Day 2: Riding to the legendary Tokaj Wine-Region

Through the nicest avenue of Budapest, the Andrássy Street, we drive to the magnificent Andrássy Castle at the River Tisza. Cycling along peaceful oxbow lakes, we end up at a luxurious castle with a 19th century atmosphere, and nice swimming pool. We will be the guests of a noble family, and taste their unique Tokaj wines and the „Aszú”, the noblest sweetwine of the world, before our gourmet dinner. (appr 45km/28m cycling)

Day 3: Cycling along the Tisza

We cycle along idyllic backwater forests and picturesque landscapes. A lovely fish paprikás at the river in a ”Csárda” (Inn), with delicious traditional Hungarian food, and nice atmosphere of the old days. After this nice rest we cycle to a beautiful Spa-Hotel right at Lake Tisza, with a lovely view, indoor thermal and outdoor swimming pools, and stay 3 nights here. (appr 64km/40m cycling)

Day 4: Bike tour around Lake Tisza

An unspoiled paradise for bird watching, fishing, canoeing, and a wonderful holiday resort for swimming or windsurfing. Cycling around the lake, you can enjoy many beautiful colours and faces of the lake and nature, a refreshing swim, and a popular Hungarian „slow food”, the „Lángos”. Then a nice rest in our hotel, and some local specialities in a small restaurant on the lake. (appr 54km/34m cycling)

Day 5: Boat trip on Lake Tisza, Horse show in Hortobágy Puszta

A fantastic boat trip to enjoy lots of wonderful flowers and birds in the reeds and woods and huge open water surfaces. A delicious Hungarian Fish Soup, some rest at the swimming pools of our hotel, and a horse-carriage ride in the Hortobágy to see the native Hungarian domestic animals, the Grey Cattle, Racka Sheep, Mangalica Pigs, and enjoy the endless horizon, gorgeous sunset, and a lovely Hungaian „Gulyás” in an old Csárda Inn.

Day 6: Royal Castle of „Sisi”

We will visit the Royal suites of Queen Elisabeth and Francis Joseph, and get an insight into their life in one of the largest Baroque palaces of Hungary, surrounded by a wonderful park. A coffee and cake brake in their small café, and an opportunity to buy some souvenirs. Then we get to Budapest, and have our farewell dinner in a nice local restaurant.

Day 7: Tour end in Budapest

After enjoying breakfast in your lovely hotel, we hope you will get home safely, with nice memories for a lifetime. 

Whatʼs Included

What’s Included:

  • 6 nights accommodation in luxury 4* castle and spa hotels
  • 6 buffet breakfasts,
  • 6 gourmet dinners with excellent wines
  • 4 delicious lunches & refreshing mineral water during cycling 
  • 1 wine tasting in Tokaj in a top winery of Hungary
  • Best personal service of your friendly guides Marietta & Peter  
  • Air conditioned support van for the whole group 
  • Your bus transfers and luggage transport throughout the tour
  • All the private guided sight-seeing tours, and visits of the trip
  • Every museum, castle, and ferry ticket of the program
  • A boat trip on Lake Tisza, and a horse show & carriage ride in Hortobágy
  • Comfortable premium quality hybrid bike with panniers
  • Souvenir TNS water-bottle and T-shirt
  • Nicest sights - most beautiful and peaceful routes in East Hungary
  • Free transport in Budapest between the airport / station and our hotel

Optional: (not included)

  • Your extra nights in Budapest

Not Included:

  • Your trip between Budapest and your home, before and after the tour
  • Your tavel and health insurance 
  • Your private costs, souvenirs, gifts, telephone, minibar, etc
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Bike tours in Hungary - Tokaj wines, River & Lake Tisza with Hortobágy

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