Looking for a wildlife holiday in Hungary?

Let us allure you to discover Hungary’s unspoilt natural side on a magical wildlife trip!

Lake Tisza offers you a special blend of nature and waterside that cannot be found anywhere else in Central Europe, therefore there is no better place for an unforgettable wildlife trip in Hungary.

For such festive encounters, Lake Tisza provides ideal conditions: the magic world of multifarious aqueous spaces and the services devoted to guide the wanderer to such places.

A voyage along such corridors helps visitors explore the hidden treasures of this world and admire its vast expanses. One can pass along the big lake-basins and round the corners of small narrow channels to watch life thriving in the spaces surrounded by reed-beds and forests. Spend some days in nature surrounded by birds and explore the wildlife in the lake’s environment.

Our packages include just what you are looking for:

Experience world of birds, from the common coot to the flying gemals.

 

Lake Tisza plays a crucial part in the bird’s life by providing places to nest, feed and rest for more than 200 species.

Stay at small family run guesthouses and lodges.

Enjoy locally produced and organic meals, any diets welcome.

Program options:

  • lodging in 4 stars guesthouse 
  • 3 meals/ day
  • birdwatching motorboat tour on the river and on the canals
  • bike tour
  • horse-riding
  • basket weaving workshop

Program

Transfer from Budapest at 3 pm.

Day 1 – Arrival

Arrive at Tiszabábolna at 6 pm, find your guesthouse and meet with your host.

Guesthouse rating: 4 sunflowers. Village atmosphere, fully equipped rooms with bathroom, dining room, kitchen and unobstructed entrance. Child-friendly accommodation. Caldron, skewer and grill facilities.

Dinner: Hungarian specialities at the local restaurant.

Night in the guesthouse.

Day 2 – Safari:

Breakfast at the guesthouse with local specialities.

Our guide will take you on little fishing-motor-boat to enjoy the peerless atmosphere of this romantic water-world and bird paradise all day. We will see plenty of white and yellow flowers of big Water-Lily, Floating Heart and Water chestnut fields, decorating the lake wonderfully, and we can watch many Gulls, Cormorants, Herons, Mallards, Whiskered or Black Terns, Coots, Great Crested Grebes, Marsh Harriers, and several other birds among the reeds and woods in the narrow branches and channels, and on the huge open water surfaces. During this magical wildlife trip we will even take a walk on a small hidden island, to get a deeper insight into the extremely rich flora and fauna of the area, and the life of the local fishermen. After this unique experience, and tasting the delicious Hungarian Fish Soup in a famous, old Csárda Restaurant next to the Lake Tisza.

No wildlife holiday in Hungary would be complete without having the opportunity to have some rest at a lovely little beach or swim in the lake.

After this, we will go back to Tiszabábolna on the River Tisza.

Dinner will be waiting at the guesthouse.

Day 3 – Outdoor activities and bicycle tour:

Breakfast at the guesthouse by local specialities.

Enjoy another day next to the Lake Tisza and Tisza river with exciting outdoor activities. During the day we get to the Tisza, and we cycle all day along the river, passing by wonderful backwater forests along the shore with ample opportunities to explore wildlife in the area. We enter several resort villages, beaches, and see many different faces and beautiful colours of the lake and the nature.

In the meantime we can stop at a lovely little beach to swim, and taste a rather popular typical Hungarian „fast food”, the „Lángos” (fried dough), which is always delicious and fresh here. After this pleasant break we cycle back to our guesthouse to have a rest before going home. (appr. 54 km / 34 m cycling)

The tour lasts for about 5 hours and you return to Tiszabábolna before sunset. An outdoor evening meal is included during the evening.

 Departure. Say goodbye and leave when you have to.

 

1 day tour: 120 EUR / person

2 days tour with overnight: 180 EUR / person 

3 days tour: 240 EUR / person 

Prices valid for min. 4 person and Hungarian or English guided tours. Fewer people tours or other language for extra charge.

Please check with us with the exact program, pick up location and time.

Tour dates

April – September is usually a good time to stay at Lake Tisza. This period is also good for birdwatching.

Guided activities

This adventure includes guided excursions. However you can always choose to do self-guided tours, in this case please contact us.

Lodging

This tour includes lodging in a Guesthouse rating 4 sunflowers. Village atmosphere, fully equipped rooms with bathroom, dining room, kitchen and unobstructed entrance. Child-friendly accommodation.  Caldron, skewer and grill facilities.

For who?

For all nature lovers. Recommended minimum age is 8 years. Participants should be able to swim and walk 15 minitues.

Group size

Maximum 8 participants per guide.

Minimum 4 participants need for guided tours, but you can apply for self-guided tours. In this case, our local hosts will explain you everything and give you maps and advises. Please ask information for special price.

Location & how to get here

This guided tour starts at Budapest.

Payment

You can make reservation for this tour by clicking on the button below and filling out the reservation form, or by sending an email to the agnes@humtour.com . Our team will manually review the booking to make sure that we still have availability. If everything is okay, we will send you a confirmation by email within 24 hours. When your booking is confirmed you can make the payment with credit card.

Interested in our other tours? We offer a variety of opportunities to explore Hungary’s hidden sides, ranging from a village tour in the Őrség National Park, through a gourmet experience with chocolate making workshop at Etyek to a mountain adventure in the Bükk National Park and so on. You can take part in our Tours individually or with a small group, but you can also book our trips as Team Building experiences for your company.

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