Carnival Tour in Hungary – Winter Traditions

Carnival Tour in Hungary

February 1 – 14, 2024

Come! See for yourself!

Space is limited!

Experience the beauty of Hungary during a slower paced season. Step back in time and visit workshops of folk artists, learn folk dances, and enjoy and learn how to prepare wonderful foods. We will explore the architectural and historical heritage of Hungary in a variety of palaces and castles. We will learn a lot about history and traditions and enjoy excellent gastronomy! This is just a brief overview of the tour. Each full day includes breakfast and one main meal, an English-speaking guide, motor coach transportation, transportation to and from the Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport to your hotel. Entry fees for all sightseeing tours and programs are included.

For more information, a registration form, and day-to-day brief itinerary, email

  • 13 nights in comfortable accommodations
  • Visit the refurbished Castle District in Veszprém
  • Visit the refurbished Ozora Castle
  • Wine dinner in Villány Wine region
  • Folk dance show and folk dance learning
  • A day tour in South Baranya, today in Croatia
  • Visits to folk artist workshops
  • Classical music concert in a special venue
  • Visit the Siklós Castle and Máriagyűd a pilgrimage site
  • Experience the Búsójárás in Mohács
  • Gastronomy workshops in traditional countryside venues
  • Winter at Lake Balaton – Traditional Disznóvágás (pig processing and sausage filling party)

This tour starts and ends in Budapest, Hungary. Please be in Budapest no later than Saturday, February 1st! If you would like to add days either before or after the tour and need assistance making those arrangements, we are happy to do that and can include it on your invoice.

Tour price is $5300 USD, per person based on double occupancy. Single supplement (private room) is an additional $960 USD.
Deposit: $2000 USD per person
Returning Traveler Discount: $150 USD per person
Check or money order Discount: $150 USD per person (
Please note, the entire trip must be paid this way to qualify for this discount.)
All discounts will be factored in during the final invoice.

Want to add a visit to an ancestral village before, during, or after the tour? Email and let us know that you are interested in this opportunity!

Our tours require moderate physical effort and mental independence. Knowledge of the Hungarian language is useful but not required. Our smaller group size (15-28 people) allows us to visit smaller venues and artisans. We strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance! If you need help booking tickets and securing travel insurance, email me for a recommendation.

Our tour price does not include: airfare, passport and luggage fees, gratuities, travel insurance, or alcoholic drinks (unless a part of our activity). We are not responsible for any theft, accidents, or insurance-related incidents while traveling.


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