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Hungarian Nature and Spa Tour

  • Natural Reserve Hortobágy-Puszta and Bird Sanctuary Lake Tisza First cycle, then swim + relax!

    - Independent, by service van escorted and supported, self-guided tour with luggage transport -
    Booking Inquiry
  • Duration

    7 days / 6 nights

    Cycling distance

    201 km /125 miles
    4-5 hours of cycling/day


    Almost as flat as a table, very easy for all ages

  • Support

    Technical service van supports by following your path, transporting luggage

    Start city


    End city


In double room/person(normal bike included) €970
In double room/person with electric bikes €1066
Single room supplement €200
Highlights of this cycling holiday:
  • Cycling tour on a flat country from thermal spa to thermal spa
  • Cycling on the paved embankments without car traffic for days
  • Nature reserves, natural parks, protected landscape areas
  • Countless stork nests, entopic animal species
  • Hortobágy Puszta, the largest continuous natural grass-steppe in Europe
  • Bird Sanctuary on Lake Tisza - "just nature and we..."
  • Daily spa visits: Bathing, Swimming and Relaxing
  • An easy bicycle tour for young and old

This tour is not a simple "Wellness Offer" as much as an opportunity to enjoy this spas and thermal waters in the context of a cycling holiday. Every night you will stay where you can bathe or swim in the curative waters. There is a saying in Hungary that all you have to do is push a stick into the ground to reach the thermal water rich in minerals and trace elements. Thanks to this natural phenomenon, and with more than,Hungary is a world leader in spa vacationing. All Hungarian spas have chlorine-free mineral pools of varying temperatures of 80-100 degrees Fahrenheit (28-38 Celsius). Different temperature basins suitable for bathing and swimming. Cycle and enjoy the healing waters of Hungary!

Day 1 – ARRIVAL IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – Arrival to the Hotel of Budapest in your organisation. Overnight stay in our contractual hotel in Budapest.

Day 2 – DOBA-PUSZTA / BEREK-SPA– After breakfast the driver/guide of the back-up van will welcome you at 8:45 AM in the same hotel. (Meeting point: hotel reception) Route briefing and luggage loading. The transfer van/bus takes you collectively near Szolnok (at the River Tisza). Handing over the bikes and information material. A beautiful stretch (nature reserve) on the dike lies ahead. River crossing by cable ferry boat. Through calm villages until you will reach Kunhegyes. Short van/bus transfer to the hotel. Fun in the thermal spa/swimming pool. /Hotel for 2 nights/
(approx. 43 km / 27 miles cycling)

Day 3 – THE LAKE TISZA AND TISZAÖRVÉNY – Time for visit in Kunhegyes, afterwards you cycle in the direction Lake Tisza, cultural and natural landscape of World Heritage. Beyond the barrage is the second largest lake in the country. Again a beautiful, "nature-full" cycling stage. This day's destination is the boat-harbour Tiszaörvény. In this region "Puszta" gush effective thermal waters.
(approx. 47 km / 29 miles cycling)

Day 4 – BIRD RESERVE IN THE NATIONAL PARK – Cycling towards the strictly protected bird sanctuary of Lake Tisza. You can explore the wild and romantic water world by boat (guided tour). The Tisza embankment is all around well paved, so it is easily "rideable". Arrival in the region of the riding and herdsman life. In horse stud farm will bred the fabulous Nonius-breed. Time for bathing, swimming and relaxing.
(approx. 44 km / 27 miles cycling)

Day 5 – WILDLIFE PARK HORTOBÁGY – On this day you can book and do a tour with a “Puszta-Taxi” (=covered horse carriage). Take a varied journey to see the horses, gray cattle, spiral-horned sheep and the typical draw well of this region. The largest continuous natural grassland of Central and Western Europe is ideal for birds and unique plants. Continuing towards to the environment of Hajduszoboszló (Nádudvar), a popular place for small game hunters and mainly for open-air thermal-bath fans. Pleasant bath adventure here – if you want it!
(approx. 44 km / 27 miles cycling)

Day 6 – BICYCLING, RELAXING, THEN BUDAPEST – Visit in Hajdúszoboszló, where the largest open-air thermal spa of Hungary is located with 17 pools, swimming- wave- spring- and thermal pools. Opportunity to swim and maybe for a walk. Transport together to the River Tisza embankment for the continuation of the easy day tour through Hajduszovát: the last kilometrers/miles of your bicycle tour on the calm dyke. Finally bathing-fun-option in Kaba (or later in Tiszaújváros) with their well-cared, pleasant & local open-air spa. Slowly, you say goodbye to "Haiduk" region and to the Puszta. The van/bus takes you to Budapest late afternoon.
(approx. 32 km / 20 miles cycling)

Day 7 – Individual departure after breakfast or exploring Budapest, additional night/s.
Included Services
  • 6 nights accommodation with buffet breakfast in 3-and 4-star hotels and country inns, free Wi-Fi internet in 99% of the hotels, en-suite rooms with bath or shower/WC
  • 6x buffet breakfast
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • Service and luggage van with our driver for complete technical support
  • Bicycle transportation in a special bike trailer
  • Personal welcome with the tour info
  • Options for discussion about the cycling stages on the spot
  • Help in case of a breakdown or/and bicycle change on the spot quickly and for free
  • Carefully selected routes
  • Information sheets and map for the occupants
  • Route maps and information brochure per booking on the spot
  • The driver/guide is reachable via cell (mobile-) phone /Service Hotline/ for additional information and requests and in case of emergency as well. (= on-site tour hotline)
  • Transportation of cyclists according to the program.

  • The company-unique Velo-Touring Service:
    • The holiday includes the services of a driver/tour-manager who follows the group in a back-up van
    • This service and luggage vehicle accompanies the cyclists discreetly (undisturbing) on the daily stages, so in case of technical problems our driver can be called via phone and he will be there to help as soon as possible
    • Mobile bike-repair service the quickest roadside assistance without any additional charges in case of our bikes has any problem
    • Driver meets with the cyclists at the pre-agreed points along the way
    • Organised meeting points en-route and helps and gives advice if needed
  • NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE (own organization):
    - Your arrival and departure between Vienna and your home and Budapest and your home, before/after the tour.
    - Travel insurance (accident and health), as well as your official free European Health Insurance Card(European guests only).

    Optional (not included in the tour price,extras):

    -Lunch and drinks during cycling
    - Half board package for four cycling days (from 2 to 5 day) and for a supplementary price of EURO 59.00 per person (4x three course dinner, sometimes buffet dinner,but advance reservation is necessary!)
    -Extra night before/after the tour