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Eastern Highlights - Busabout
8 days

Eastern Highlights

From Budapest to Bucharest
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  • Explore the Castle District in fairytale Budapest.
  • Wander through the stunning city of Cluj.
  • Relax at local bars in Bucharest Old Town.
  • Visit the birthplace and castle of Dracula.


Start in Budapest and end in Bucharest! With the discovery tour Eastern Highlights, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Budapest, Hungary and 6 other destinations in Europe. Eastern Highlights includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Budapest
  2. Budapest to Debrecen
  3. Debrecen to Cluj
  4. Cluj to Brasov
  5. Brasov
  6. Brasov to Bucharest
  7. Bucharest
  8. Bucharest
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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional

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  • RP
    July 26, 2019
    Gigi was awesome and personable. She guided the Balkans Highlights with a diverse group of people. Thank you for such a positive experience.
    Trip date: July 2019
  • Eastern Highlights reviewer 2
    July 22, 2019
    My experience on this tour was outstanding. The bus about team were professional and had a passion for travel, culture and connection. Our guide Peter K is a great bloke. I would recommend this tour and will definitely do another one through bus about.
    Trip date: July 2019
  • M
    July 20, 2019
    - loved the itinerary through Romania and the access to historical landmarks - great recommendations for food and coffee by cal - Hungarian itinerary outside of Budapest wasn’t overly exciting
    Trip date: July 2019
  • P
    July 16, 2019
    Cal was a very knowledgeable and fun tour guide. He was very energetic and passionate about history and the places we visited. He was very hands on with everything and he also gave some great recommendations on places for lunch, dinner and bars. He was... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • A
    June 24, 2019
    When I think of Julia I think authenticity. She ranks amongst the top 5 most authentic people I’ve ever met. Very easy to talk to and a positive friendly welcoming vibe singing you’re traveling living your best life. CHEERS M8
    Trip date: June 2019
  • A
    July 28, 2018
    Had an amazing time with our guide William and the entire crew. Extremely updated with all the information one requires when at a new place- be it history, things to do, transportation, places to eat. The day was about visiting places and nights were... Show more
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    Trip date: July 2018
  • KH
    July 16, 2018
    This tour was one of the best experiences of my life! I would highly recommend it to anyone. Learned so much and met so many incredible people. Will was an amazing tour guide too, which made everything even better!
    Trip date: July 2018
  • AL
    July 15, 2018
    Very chilled tour, lots of freetime to explore, fantastic guide.
    Trip date: July 2018
  • T
    July 04, 2018
    Awesome tour! Great people and amazing sites. Really good variety! Delicious food. Really glad I chose this tour!
    Trip date: June 2018


    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      There are no airport transfers included in this tour, therefore you will need to make their own way to the starting point. All Busabout starting points are centrally located and have good public transport links so there should be no trouble getting there!

    • What are the typical breakfasts?

      Breakfasts on this tour are usually buffet style in order to cater for different dietary requirements. This means that there are plenty of continental options available if you wish to try them.

    • What is the age range?

      Busabout's trips are geared towards young independent backpackers, and generally attract an age range of around 18 - 30. This is just a guide, however, and there are no upper age limits for this tour. As long as you share their spirit of travel you’ll be fine!

    • How large are the tour groups?

      Busabout is a very popular youth operator who tends to fill buses of up to 28 people. Therefore you should expect to see an average group size of about 16 people.

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    • About the countries



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      Hungary and Romania


      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Hungary and Romania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Hungary and Romania. Ideally 2 months before travel.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Hungary. Ideally 6 months before travel.
      • Typhoid - Recommended for Romania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
      • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Romania. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before 12 March 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 12 March 2020, a minimum payment of $100 is required to confirm your booking with Busabout. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 50 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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