Tour Introduction : Birding in Hungary

Fact and Travel Tips

Travel
Hungary is a Schengen country and visas are not necessary for travellers from other Schengen countries. From other non-Schengen Eurpoean countries a valid passport is all that is necessary. From outside Europe different rules apply but for most a passport valid for more than 90 days after departure date is sufficient. However check with your local Embassy.
 
Money
The currency is the Forint which is approximately 300 to the euro. ATM"s are available everywhere and take all normal credit cards
 
Electricity
220v 50hz standard european 2 round prong plugs
 
Health
There are no health concerns, but insect repellent is recommended
 
Weather/Clothing
We can expect it to be warm and sunny in the region of 20degs but with occasional showers. The best type of clothing is layers with some lightweight waterproofing.

Facts and Travel Tips

Tour Map of Hungary

Tour Description Hungary

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Hungary Main Tour Info

  • Tour dates
    1st May - 8th May 2018
  • Price
    € 2.195 p.p.
    € 450 Single supplement.
  • Deposit
    € 250 p.p.
  • Includes
    All accommodation, all meals including wine tasting and a special Hungarian dinner, transport, full-time guiding and airport transfers
  • Excludes
    International flights, insurance and personal costs.
  • Tour-party
    Minimum 4, maximum 8 fellow travellers
  • Your flight planning
    The tour starts at midday on 1st May and ends at midday on 8th May at Budapest Airport.
  • Extension
    For those who wish to arrive early or stay after the tour ends to explore Budapest hotel accommodation and cultural guide can be arranged

Hungary Itinerary at a Glance

  • Day 1 - Balmaz Hotel in Balmazujvaros - Arrival at Budapest Airport – Drive to Hortobagy N.P.
  • Day 2 - Balmaz Hotel in Balmazujvaros - All day birding in Hortobagy N.P.
  • Day 3 - Balmaz Hotel in Balmazujvaros - All day birding in Hortobagy N.P.
  • Day 4 - Balmaz Hotel in Balmazujvaros - All day birding in Hortobagy N.P.
  • Day 5 - Degenfield Castle Hotel - Transfer to Zamplin Hills
  • Day 6 - Degenfield Castle Hotel - All day birding in Zamplin Hills
  • Day 7 - Degenfield Castle Hotel - All day birding in Zamplin Hills
  • Day 8 - Transfer to Budapest Airport - Departure

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Meet your Tour Guide for Hungary

Janos-OlahJanos Oláh is a graduate of the University of Debrecen, Department of Ecology, and continues his PhD studies in Ecology.  He has published several scientific papers. He was a co-author of the handbook titled The Birds of the Hortobágy. Now he is working (together with Zoli) on an even larger scale handbook, The Birds of the Carpathians. The  He speaks and writes perfect English and is learning Spanish. He started birding when he was only 14 years old. In 1993 he spent six months in the Queens College, London, improving his English and studying the birds of the diverse habitats of the British Isles. He is fond of bird photography, and has travelled with a camera and a telescope in many countries of most continents.  János is married to Gabriella and has a young daughter named Enikő Júlia. They live in Debrecen.