Budapest private tours are customized to the traveller’s needs, and oftentimes they feel as if a friend welcome and guided you in Budapest. No group hassle, just what you want, when you want.
Although most of the Hungarian tour companies offer private guided tour services, it seems that tinier niche tour guides are preferred and rated well by tourists on Budapest travel sites.
Budapest Private Tours
Here are some of the Budapest private tour guides who tourists found very good / excellent on Budapest travel sites and travel forums:
Rinett Guide Private Tours tailor-made tour (driving, walking and/or cruising the Danube). Also offered by Four Seasons Gresham Palace and the Hotel Marriott in Budapest. A highlight of his references: Zoltan Horvath guided John Cleese in Budapest.
Gabriella’s Private Tours: the private tour guide is Gabriella Torok who offers private Budapest tours for individuals and groups. She is recommended in Fodor’s Budapest guide book.
My Personal Budapest offers private tours. Some of the tour highlights offered by Andras Novak (English and German): Sightseeing tour in retro/historical cars, Hungarian lunch in a Hungarian home, Treasure hunt (city-discovery tour, Ceramic workshop experience, Private piano house concert
Private Guide Budapest is run by Andrea Makkay. She speaks English and Spanish and offers the most popular type of tours in Budapest: walking tours, Jewish tours, Communist Past tours, etc.
Guide in Budapest by Andras Illes, experienced in English and Italian.
Guide Budapest offers private guided tours in multiple languages, it seems that Suzy (Zsuzsanna Marina Szurovcev) is a language enthusiast and language talent. She claims “I am able to conduct my tours in Russian, German, English, Swedish and Danish.” Besides the standard theme tours like Communist Budapest tour, she organizes special tours like ‘Drive a tank and play paintball’ and ‘Budapest from above (helicopter or hot air balloon)’
Some of the less typical private tours offered by tour companies:
City Segway Tours – Budapest private Segway tours
Budapest Bike Breeze private guided tours by bicycle