So you are heading to Budapest? There are so many awesome and fun things to do in Budapest. We created this secret guide to give you access to the best activities we've enjoyed here.
On top of that, here are the 3 top things to do in Budapest.
For some of these activities you HAVE to get your ticket in advance. Don't miss this!
Update December, 2018: How to find flight deals to Budapest?
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Anyway, back to our secret tips and things to do in Budapest.
Welcome to Buda and Pest – the names of the two different stream faces united as one city in 1873 – Budapest. This city offers many cultural activities, historic museums, and for sure endless options to be part of the famous nightlife.
To discover Budapest like local we collected for you the 5 local things to do in Budapest – unique, handy, and free for you to download! We decided to put together these 5 local tips for Budapest so you can get to know Budapest beyond the tourist path.
This here is not your full travel guide for Budapest. This mini-guide simply introduces you to 5 local tips to experience Budapest in a more local way. Travel tips by friends for friends.
5 Local Tips Budapest (for free!)
You can download the 5 local tips Budapest for free right to your inbox. No strings attached, no spam – only a useful mini-guide with 5 tips by friends for friends.
The Travel Guide Budapest includes:
- The coolest Fun Bar to experience the nightlife of Budapest
- Chill with the Locals on a hot summer night – the place to be
- Local Bistro with a creative kitchen in a hip design – the waiters are hilarious!
- The best Spa in Budapest – pack your swim suit and relax
- a green Park to relax slightly outside the city – the views are great from here
Two 5 Star Hostels in Budapest
Do you need an awesome Hostel in Budapest?
There are two 5 Star Hostel in Budapest!
The Maverick City Lodge Hostel is a modern Design Hostel, featuring great hostel events such as wine and Palenka tastings. Maverick City Lodge in Budapest is sustainable, and receives many awards for its super-welcoming staff and the design of course.
The little brother of the City Lodge is the Maverick Hostel. It is located inside a renovated royal mansion. Do we need to say more? Have a look at the photos, they speak for themselves.
And hey, we also show you where to book Maverick City Lodge for the cheapest price! We even collected 14 booking hacks for hostels.
Find more cool information on things to do in Budapest with Jet Settera travel blog.
Hostel Packing List
It is time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack. Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you should really throw in your backpack.The most important things to pack are:
- eye mask
- key chain flashlight
- the right backpack, the Nomatic (our review of Nomatic here) or Lowe Alpine Lightflite 45 Pack
- packing cubes
- generic padlock (fitting all locker types)
- quick-dry travel towel
- universal power adapter
- travel-sized toiletries