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Essence of Budapest City Tour

Dive into the heart of Budapest!

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Quick Details About This City Tour in Budapest

Start times: 10:00 and 14:00 every day
Duration: 1.5 hours
Tour type: Small-group tour (non-private)
Age limit: 14+ (with adult supervision)
What's included: use of MonsteRoller e-scooter, live commentary in English by a professional guide, helmet, warm gloves and/or rain poncho (when needed)
What's not included:  pick-up & drop-off, food & drinks, gratuities
What to Bring:
Please bring valid photo ID and arrive a few minutes early.
Tours start in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. 

Budapest Local Tour Overview: Experience Our City’s Essence

Join us for the Essence of Budapest city tour, a 90-minute adventure into the heart of Budapest via its culture, history, folklore, and iconic locations.

Riding on our MonsteRoller electric scooters, the city will become your playground! Led by one of our local guides, you will glide through the centre of Budapest, exploring its famous landmarks.

There’s St. Stephen’s Basilica, where you’ll be awed by the grandeur of the towering dome, and Liberty Square, where you’ll feel the pulse of Hungary’s history and culture through a controversial monument that has sparked many debates.

Then there’s the iconic House of Parliament, one of the world’s heaviest buildings, where you’ll marvel at the ornate architecture and watch the shimmering Danube River flow by.

Under the guidance of your professional guide, you will experience unmatched freedom in urban mobility.

The handling of our MonsteRoller scooters feels more like surfing than riding. This means they’re easier to ride than a bicycle, but without any compromise in stability or robustness.

Join us for this memorable Essence of Budapest city tour and experience our capital’s beauty and charm in a truly unique way.

If you would like more inspiration for your stay in our city, browse our full range of MonsteRoller e-scooter tours in Budapest.

Are you more of an independent traveller? We’ve got you covered! E-Magine also offers MonsteRoller e-scooter rentals in Budapest, so you can explore on your own terms.

Do you have any questions about our Budapest local tours? Please feel free to get in touch for all the answers you need.

Important

While we do take last-minute bookings, our tours regularly sell out, especially on weekends. To secure your preferred choice and to avoid missing out, we highly recommend booking your Budapest e-scooter tour as soon as possible.

Useful Information About This City Tour in Budapest

No license? No problem

You do not need a driver’s license to participate in this Budapest e-scooter tour. The MonsteRoller is allowed on the bike paths in the city and we use them wherever we can.

During the Essence of Budapest city tour, we mainly travel on bike paths and you’ll be led by one of our experienced guides.

Tame the beast in a few minutes

Each of these Budapest local tours starts with a short training session which includes a basic explanation of how to use the MonsteRoller e-scooter and some practice time.

Even if it’s your first time on a bike or e-scooter, you can get the hang of it quickly, the same way over 100,000 of our previous guests have done. Let’s ride!

The best way to explore the downtown

Why spend half your day walking when you can discover the top landmarks of downtown Pest, riding like an eco-friendly bike gang on MonsteRoller e-scooters?

Feel the freedom of e-scooters as you zip through the streets, effortlessly gliding past traffic.

Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of Budapest’s downtown, where history and modernity converge, all while enjoying the ease and excitement of riding an electric scooter.

The Essence of Budapest city tour encapsulates the spirit of our capital in a fun and packed adventure.

The top sights of Pest in 90 minutes

The Essence tour is designed to take you on a whirlwind journey through the very essence of the city in just 90 minutes.

This compact yet captivating adventure ensures that you experience Budapest’s beauty and charm.

You can tick off several must-see locations without having to dedicate most of your day to it, during which—let’s face it—you’d mostly be looking at your phone screen for directions.

Discover Budapest in a small group

With just a few fellow travellers and the company of a passionate and fun guide, this is the best way to discover downtown Budapest, while feeling like you’re on a day out with friends!

All of our guides are locals with a deep love and knowledge of the city. As you navigate the enchanting streets and squares, your tour guide will share stories and insights about Budapest’s history, culture, and hidden gems. They’re more than happy to answer your questions and provide personalized recommendations for the rest of your trip.

Route and top sights

Elisabeth Square – St. Stephen’s Basilica – Liberty Square – The House of Parliament – Panorama of Buda by the riverbank – Chain Bridge – Margaret Island

route map of our essence of budapest tour on monsteroller e-scooters
route map of our essence of budapest tour on monsteroller e-scooters

Know before you book

  • The minimum driving age is 14 years (under adult supervision)
  • Please note that the weight limit is 130 kg (287 lbs)
  • Tours start in all weather conditions, so please dress accordingly. In case of cold weather, wear layered clothing! High heel shoes and short skirts are not recommended.
  • Please arrive sober! Due to the nature of this activity, we reserve the right to cancel your ride without a refund if you are intoxicated.
  • All participants are required to sign our general conditions of contract on site before engaging in the activity (guests under 18 years old must have an adult sign for them). Our complete terms are available here.
  • Please note that for group bookings of 10 or more people, we reserve the right to split the group into two or more groups and start them a few minutes apart for safer riding and to minimize disturbance of city traffic.

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PLEASE NOTE: This city tour regularly sells out. To get your preferred choice, we recommend booking as soon as possible.

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