10 days in Hungary

10 days in Hungary

Jul 11  -  Jul 20, 2016
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10 days in Hungary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + Train:  9 h 30 min
1
Budapest
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Eger
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Debrecen
— 1 night
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Budapest

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Spend the 15th (Fri) wandering around Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, take in the views from Chain Bridge (Szechenyi lanchid), and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest travel guide.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. July in Budapest sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Eger.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Castle Hill (Veszpremi Varhegy)
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Eger

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Eger is known for historic sites, sightseeing, nature, religious sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Eger Castle (Egri Var), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Basilica, make a trip to Minaret, and Head underground at Valley of the Beautiful Women.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Eger travel guide.

Traveling by taxi from Budapest to Eger takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Eger are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Debrecen.

Things to do in Eger

Wineries Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Valley of the Beautiful Women ©
Valley of the Beautiful Women
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Dobo Square ©
Dobo Square

1
night
Debrecen

Debrecen ©
Debrecen is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest. On the 19th (Tue), examine the collection at Deri Museum, then make a trip to Statue of Lajos Kossuth, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Great Church (Nagytemplom), and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Debrecen travel guide.

You can drive from Eger to Debrecen in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C.

Things to do in Debrecen

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Deri Museum ©
Deri Museum
Statue of Lajos Kossuth ©
Statue of Lajos Kossuth
Great Church (Nagytemplom) ©
Great Church (Nagytemplom)