Express: Departure K-Town: Budapest Express

Departure: K-Town

K20240726 - Departure K-Town: Budapest Express

A great way to see “Paris of the East”!



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So many reasons to visit the ‘Paris of the East’ this summer! With our tour, you could be enjoying all the attractions this wonderful city has to offer at a great price! Budapest has something for everyone from the Buda Castle district with its picturesque old town to the spectacular views of the Danube embankment. Find out more about Roman Budapest at the Aquincum Museum or relax in one of the many thermal spas in this wonderful capital city.

Your trip includes

  • Round-trip direct bus transportation
  • Parking lot in Kaiserslautern
  • Breakfast buffet in Budapest
  • Guided sightseeing tour with local tour guide
  • Explore Europe Trip Leader

Your trip highlighs

  • Relax with comfortable, air-conditioned transport
  • Budapest Parliament, home of the Holy Hungarian Crown
  • The breathtaking views from Fisherman’s Bastion
  • See the impressive Buda Castle
  • Hungarian goulash and dumplings

Daily itinerary

Day 1 (Friday, July 26th, 2024)

Your trip begins with a direct overnight drive by bus from Kaiserslautern to Budapest.

Day 2 (Saturday, July 27th, 2024)

Welcome to Budapest, a city divided by the Danube River into its old and new sections, Buda and Pest. After an included rich breakfast buffet, spend the morning discovering the most important sights on a 4-hour included bus tour with a local tour guide, before spending the lunch time and evening at your leisure, or add optional excursion.

Guided Optional Excursion – Budapest Danube Evening River Cruise 19€ per adult, free for children under 10
Cruise the Danube River in the evening on a 1-hour cruise through Budapest. As the riverbanks become illuminated and the sun dips below the horizon, set off from the harbor and enjoy the famous sights of Budapest with a drink in hand. You’ll see famous landmarks such as the Chain Bridge, which connects the eastern and western sides of the city, as well as Buda Castle and much more. Please note: Optional excursion cannot be booked online; you can sign up for this activity on the bus.

In the evening, travel back overnight Saturday to Kaiserslautern.

Day 3 (Sunday, July 28th, 2024)

Arrive in Kaiserslautern around 10:00 am.


Early Bird: Book this trip by June 1 for only €179 and save €10!
Regular price after June 1 is €189 per adult

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING PASSPORTS: A valid tourist passport is required for this trip. Please make sure that you are traveling with the appropriate passport.

Meeting point for the of the trip: Your trip starts and finishes in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Address: Daennerplatz, 67657 Kaiserslautern (free to park for our passengers)

K-Town Bus Departure Point

Meeting point for the start of the trip: Your trip starts and finishes in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Address: Daennerplatz, 67657 Kaiserslautern (free to park for our passengers)

K-Town Bus Departure Point

Included transportation on this tour is by air-conditioned bus.

Passport and Visa Requirements
A tourist passport is required for all trips outside of Germany.

Important passport rules are as follows:
If you have a passport with a SOFA stamp on any page (a “No-Fee” passport), you are provided permission to reside in Germany, NOT to travel outside of Germany. You have to have a tourist passport in addition to the SOFA/”No-Fee” passport to travel outside of Germany. You cannot travel with a RED Official passport as that is used only for the purpose of a mission or deployment. If you have a passport with a detachable SOFA card clipped inside, it is acceptable to travel with as that was issued originally as a tourist passport. If you are not sure: a tourist passport will be BLUE and will be valid for 10 years for adults. It cannot contain a SOFA stamp on any page or it is not acceptable. A child’s tourist passport (under 15 years of age) is valid for 5 years, but will not have a SOFA stamp in it anywhere. All of this information has been verified to be correct with the Grafenwoehr Passport Office.

Baggage Allowance
Each adult is entitled to one luggage and one personal item. Luggage should be able to be stored below the bus and the personal item should contain whatever you might need on the bus. Pillows and blankets do not count for the personal item. If you have additional items such as strollers, carseats, etc. please send us a message to make those arrangements.

Hungarian forint is the currency you will be using on your tour. We strongly advise that you take debit/bank cards and credit cards, which can be used to withdraw cash at local banks, as needed. You can use most debit/credit cards at ATMs, but make sure to check with your home bank about withdrawal fees. We suggest that you inform your bank and credit card company of your travel plans, so that they won’t confuse your international purchases for fraudulent charges.

Time Zones
Budapest has the same time zone as Germany, Central European Time (CET)

The popularity of Hungarian wine dates back to the Roman times, with a white dessert wine called Tokaji the most popular varietal. Hungary’s national dish is hearty goulash, but also is known for its excellent salamis, cheeses, nut-flavored pancakes, fresh-water fish and preserved fruits.

There are no major health risks when traveling to Hungary. It is always advisable to check with your doctor or health-care provider for the latest updates.

At the conclusion of your trip, it’s customary to offer your Trip Leader a gratuity. We recommend tipping €1-2 per person per day for your Trip Leader. Tips can only be paid in cash.

We recommend you get travel insurance to reimburse you for unforeseen trip cancellation. Please follow this link to get a quote through Travel Insured.