Budapest to London: Bike Tours & Belgian Waffles
12 days
From $ 2299
Duration12 days

Ever wanted to see both sides of Europe in one fell swoop? This combo trip is hearing your wishes and boldly answering the call. Start in the storied dual city of Budapest before heading northwest. Enjoy tons of free time means to be charmed by the old world architectural charms of Kraków and Prague like you really want to. Glide through the streets of Berlin on a bicycle tour. Catch your breath from it all as you sip a pint of Belgian beer, while wishing it would never end.

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  • Duration: 12 days
    Service level: Basic
  • Physical Grading: Light
  • Ages: 18+
Budapest to London on a Shoestring - Tour Map


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Day 1: Budapest
We highly recommend booking pre-accommodation to fully explore this breathtaking city.
Arrive at any time.
Day 2: Budapest/Kraków
With the Danube River dividing old town, Buda, from the newer area, Pest, there is plenty to see and do.

This morning, visit a G Adventures-supported café that assists Hungarians living with a disability.

Enjoy free time to explore Hungary's capital. Opt to check out the beautiful Parliament building, stroll the streets or check out the thermal baths. Overnight train to Krakow.
Day 3: Kraków
Opt to visit Rynek Główny - Europe’s largest medieval market square; savour a traditional Polish breakfast (kielbasa, yum), or sit back with a coffee and a slice of Poland's famous cheesecake (sernik babci) at one of the many cafes in the area. Then, walk it off with a stroll uphill to marvel at the impressive Wawel Royal Castle.
Orientation walk upon arrival. Free time to visit Auschwitz, travel to see old salt mines, or stay in the city to explore the Jewish Quarter.
Day 4: Kraków/Prague
Imagine a city lined with Bohemian art, beer halls offering the finest brews in the region, tranquil gardens, and ornate chapels - it's no wonder why visitors fall in love with this place. Take the afternoon and get lost.
Day train to Prague, then enjoy an orientation walk around town including a visit to a genuine beer hall.

End place: Prague

Day 5: Prague

Start place: Prague

Enjoy all Prague has to offer. Opt to visit the famous Charles Bridge, the clock tower in the main square or a traditional Czech beer hall with serious helpings of meat and potatoes.
Free day for exploration—check out the Prague castle complex or walk the cobblestone streets through the old town and Jewish ghetto.

End place: Prague

Day 6: Prague/Berlin

Start place: Prague

Berlin is an amazing city with tangible historical importance and a melting pot of different cultures and flavours.
Take a train to Germany and enjoy an orientation walk in Berlin. Check out the city's vibrant nightlife.

End place: Berlin

Day 7: Berlin

Start place: Berlin

Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of the adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.
Free time to explore the city's many attractions such as the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate and the Checkpoint Charlie Museum.

End place: Berlin

Day 8: Berlin

Start place: Berlin

Enjoy free time to explore historic monuments, such as the Berlin Wall, Brandenburg Gate and the Checkpoint Charlie Museum. Experience Berlin's famous nightlife.

End place: Berlin

Day 9: Berlin/Amsterdam

Start place: Berlin

Hop on a train and cross into the Netherlands.
Day 10: Amsterdam
Head into a cozy bruin café or “eetcafé” (to the Dutch what pubs are to the British and Irish), local spots where friends gather to catch up over a beer or glass of house wine.
Enjoy a free day to explore Amsterdam. Opt for a tour through the canals, hit up a museum, or wander through the Red Light District.
Day 11: Amsterdam/Bruges
Jump on a bus from Amsterdam and head into Belgium, for a visit to the small medieval trading town of Bruges. Bruges is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe and has remained practically unchanged since its heyday. Once inside the city walls, the town closes in around you with street after street of historic houses and a canal always nearby.
Enjoy an orientation walk and free time to explore picturesque Bruges. Opt to visit a local chocolate shop, indulge in a Belgian waffle, or try a local brew. Sante!

End place: Sint-Michiels

Day 12: Bruges/London

Start place: Sint-Michiels

Hop on a bus to London. Tour ends on arrival. This tour is expected to end at 6:30pm upon arrival in London. Please note that suggested arrival times might be impacted by traffic and unforeseen delays. Passengers should plan any onward travel after 10pm on this day.

Please speak to a G Adventures representative about booking post-tour accommodation in London. Please note that you may be booked in a multi-share, same sex-dorm room for this night.



  • Your G for Good Moment: Nem Adom Fel Café and Bar, Budapest Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Discover Moment: Budapest Your Big Night Out Moment: Berlin Your Discover Moment: Berlin
  • Visit to a genuine Pilsner beer hall (Prague)
  • Bicycle tour around Berlin
  • Orientation walks in Kraków, Prague, Berlin, and Bruges
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Train, Public bus, Metro, Walking
  • Accommodation

    Simple hotels/hostels (10 nts, multi-share), Sleeper train (1 nt)

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