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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 -
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  • Duration

    7 days / 6 nights

    Cycling distance

    210 km /131 miles
    4-5 hours of cycling/day

    Difficulty

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

  • Support

    Technical service van supports by following your path, transporting luggage

    Start city

    Budapest(Hungary)

    End city

    Budapest(Hungary)

  • Tour Price

    IN DOUBLE ROOM/PERSON(NORMAL BIKE INCLUDED)
    €576
    IN DOUBLE ROOM/PERSON WITH ELECTRIC BIKES
    €626
    SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT
    €136

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 – 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 a.m. 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 we reach Kunhegyes. Short van/bus transfer to the hotel. Fun in the thermal spa/swimming pool. /Hotel for 2 nights/
(approx. 42 km / 26 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. Today's destination is the boat-harbour Tiszaörvény. In this region 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 by boat (guided tour) the wild and romantic water world. 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. 40 km / 25 miles cycling)

Day 5 – WILDLIFE PARK HORTOBÁGY – Today is possible to 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 open-air thermal-bath fans. Pleasant bath adventure here – if you want it!
(approx. 44 km / 27,5 miles cycling)

Day 6 – BICYCLING, RELAXING, THEN BUDAPEST – Visit in Hajdúszoboszló, where is located the largest open-air thermal spa of Hungary with 17 pools, swimming- wave- spring- and thermal pools. Opportunity to swim. Continuation the easy day tour through Hajdúszovát. Finally bathing-fun-option in Kaba with its well-cared, pleasant & local open-air spa. Here, you say goodbye to "Haiduk" region and to the Puszta. The van/bus takes you together to Budapest in the late afternoon.
(approx. 37 km / 23 miles cycling)

Day 7 – Individual departure after breakfast or exploring Budapest’s, additional night/s. Maybe participate at the 4-hours Budapest City Bike Tour (extra booking).
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
  • 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.
  • 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):

    -City bike tour in Budapest
    -Lunch and drinks during cycling
    -Extra night before/after the tour