MOUNTAIN BIKING IN BUDAPEST
Mountain bike tour with a professional guide in the hills of Buda, e-bikes available
The hills of Buda are quite close to the center, easy to reach, and give you a different perspective of Budapest.
There are many paved paths with low or no traffic through the forest that is perfect for biking, several signed forest bike routes, and dirt roads across the woods.
Places with great panorama to Budapest are easy to ride to, like Janos hill lookout tower, the highest point of Budapest with 527 m.
Our bikes are hybrid bikes with front forks, can ride on the paved forest routes and light dirt roads as well.
E-bikes are available
The bike tour is in English.
Price includes bikes, helmets, ticket to the cogwheel train, a strudel
Start time: flexible
Duration: 5 hours
- Admire great panorama from the highest point of Budapest
- Travel on Budapest’s only cogwheel train
- Get out of the city and enjoy nature
- Have a strudel, a local pastry
- Small groups, interactive, friendly atmosphere, local, expert guides.
The tour starts from the center with a 20 minutes ride on bike lanes to the cogwheel train station, from here we travel with the cogwheel train to Buda hills, the ride is about 15 minutes long.
After arrival we start our ride, according to your fitness level we choose the difficulty of the route.
We will stop for a strudel, a local pastry, which is a must whenever you are at the top of the city.
You will also get to the highest point of Budapest, Erzsébet lookout tower with amazing panorama.
- Live guiding
- Use of bikes
- Water refreshments
- E-bikes for surcharge
- Gratuities for guides
Tour’s Meeting Point
Tours meet on Deák Ferenc square, at the stairs of the Lutheran church.
(NOT the basilica with the high domes)
Address: 1052 Budapest, Deák Ferenc tér 4.
Our guide will meet you there, the bikes are 2 minutes walk away.
How to find the meeting point:
- on the corner of Deák Ferenc square and the main road (Károly Krt)
- near to the metro entrances in Deák Ferenc square
- 50 meter from the end of tram lines 47 – 49
- 50 meter from the parking tour buses
- 50 meter from Ritz Carlton Hotel and McDonalds in Sütő street.
We always stop at each site, so there’s plenty of time to take great pictures!
The tour starts in all weather conditions. In case of rain we provide rain ponchos free of charge. In case of very severe rain/thunderstorm we might wait until it stops in a dry place. Please dress according to the daily weather forecast and bring warm clothes, jacket if necessary.
Our bikes are brand new high quality tracking bicycles with 24 gears in all sizes. Children, junior bikes, child seats and helmets are available.
The tour concludes few minutes walk away from the meeting spot, at our bike store.
Each bike has an easy-to-use luggage rack, perfect for small bags or extra layers. Larger bags can be locked up in our shop during the tour.
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