Standard DreamTrip Bid farewell to 2022 with a full-day tour highlighting Budapest’s top sights — complete with a fun strudel-making demonstration and lunch — followed by an elegant New Year’s Eve gala dinner to welcome 2023 in style. Book by November 23.
About Your Trip
Pack a fabulous outfit and get ready to ring in the new year with a gala celebration during this DreamTrip in Budapest. You’ll enjoy a 6-course New Year's Eve dinner with live music, Champagne toast at midnight and a special menu that’s sure to wow you and your loved ones. But first, tour the city’s historic and cultural marvels, from the Hungarian Parliament building and significant churches to the ancient streets of UNESCO-protected Castle District. During lunch at Strudel House, you’ll also see a strudel-making demonstration — a couple delectable samples are included as your dessert!
What we love:
The must-see Parliament building features gilded ceilings, ornate furnishings and decor, gorgeous courtyards, a soaring central dome and more. It’s also home to the famous Holy Crown of Hungary, one of only 2 Byzantine crowns in the world.
Visiting St. Stephen’s Basilica, a church notable for an unusual relic: the mummified right hand of St. Stephen I, the first king of Hungary and the country’s patron saint.
The opportunity to try authentic strudel at Strudel House, a fun and delicious stop on your city tour.
Your DreamTrip includes 4 days and 3 nights* in Budapest, Hungary, as well as:
Full-day city tour with strudel-making demonstration. Includes lunch with 1 complimentary drink per person, admission fees, local taxes, round-trip transportation and an English-speaking guide. See Itinerary for details and restrictions.
Welcome reception at the hotel with 1 complimentary drink per person.
New Year’s Eve gala dinner at the hotel. Includes a welcome drink, 6-course dinner with 1 complimentary drink per person, live music, a Champagne toast and more. See Itinerary for sample menu.
3 buffet breakfasts.
Complimentary access to the hotel’s wellness and fitness center.
A host, whose goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips experience from landing to liftoff — they host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more. (Please note: A host will be provided only on trips with bookings of 10 or more adults.)
A convenient “Know Before You Go” guide, with details of your trip and other helpful travel information. (Please note: This guide will be emailed to you within a week of your travel start date.)
*Want to stay an extra night or two? Make the most of your trip with our specially negotiated prices for pre- and post-night stays! Click select, then choose from the options available at the bottom of the “Check Availability” section.
The closest commercial airport to the hotel is Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport (BUD), approximately 13 miles (21 kilometers) away.
Airfare is not included in the trip price.
Airport transfers are not included in this trip. Make sure to arrange your own transfers between the airport and your hotel.
As a Priority Member, you’ll receive a 10% discount on pampering spa time at your hotel’s fabulous wellness center. Whether you choose to unwind in the hot tub or sauna or to treat yourself to a rejuvenating massage, you’re sure to feel your stresses melting away in no time.
Check into the hotel at any time after 2 PM. Noon – 6 PM: Visit the welcome table in the hotel lobby. 7-8 PM: Welcome reception at the hotel, with 1 complimentary drink* per person (your choice of wine, beer, juice, soft drink, nonalcoholic sparkling wine and water). The rest of the evening at your leisure. Dinner is at your own expense.
Day 2 (New Year's Eve)
7-8:30 AM: Buffet breakfast at the hotel’s ARAZ restaurant. 9 AM – 5 PM: Full-day city tour with strudel-making demonstration. Includes lunch with 1 complimentary drink per person, admission fees, local taxes, round-trip transportation and an English-speaking guide. See below for details and restrictions.
9 AM: Depart from the hotel and transfer to the Hungarian Parliament building.
Enjoy a guided tour inside the Parliament building.
From there, you’re off to Castle District.
Walk around Castle District, and visit Matthias Church and Fisherman’s Bastion, which boasts panoramic views.
Stop at Strudel House restaurant for a delicious, 3-course lunch and a strudel-making demonstration; includes 1 complimentary drink per person (your choice of coffee, tea, wine, beer or soft drink; mineral water or soft drink are available for children).
After lunch, visit St. Stephen’s Basilica.
Drive along Andrassy Avenue, passing by the Hungarian State Opera House, 19th-century mansions and more.
Visit Heroes’ Square.
During the tour, you’ll also pass by Vajdahunyad Castle, located within City Park.
5 PM: Upon returning to the hotel, you’ll have some time to freshen up before the evening’s festivities.
7 PM: New Year’s Eve gala dinner at the hotel. Includes a welcome drink, 6-course dinner with 1 complimentary drink per person, live music, a Champagne toast and more. See below for sample menu.
Make your way to ARAZ restaurant and enjoy a welcome drink as the dinner party gets started.
Savor a 6-course dinner with 1 complimentary alcoholic or nonalcoholic drink per person.
As you dine, you’ll also take in live music, a special dance performance and a cocktail show all evening long.
At midnight, you'll toast to 2023 with a glass of Champagne and a traditional-style Hungarian buffet.
Day 3 (New Year's Day)
7-10:30 AM: Buffet breakfast at ARAZ restaurant. A day at your leisure. Lunch and dinner are at your own expense.
7-10:30 AM Buffet breakfast at ARAZ restaurant. The rest of the morning at your leisure until checkout. Check out of the hotel by 11 AM.
*The minimum age to consume alcohol is 18 years. Age is determined at the time of travel with valid, government-issued ID.
Itinerary subject to change.
Full-day city tour:
This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
This tour involves walking outdoors, and up and down some stairs. It is not recommended for guests with mobility issues or certain health conditions. Please consult your doctor prior to booking travel.
Baby strollers are not permitted on the motorcoach or in many tour venues.
Please note: Children ages 14 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult at all times during this tour. Age is determined at the time of travel.
We recommend that you wear comfortable footwear and clothing and bring a hat and sunscreen.
Indicated times are approximate and subject to change.
Itinerary activities are subject to change due to weather conditions and may run in reverse order.
Please note: The guided tour in Hungary’s Parliament building is open to other visitors and is not a private tour.
Currently, all visitors to Parliament must present photo ID and proof of vaccination upon entering.
Face masks are also required at all times within the Parliament building.
All visitors will be subject to a security check upon entering the House of Parliament.
Prohibited items include oversized bags, weapons, explosives or blasting agents, and packages or objects capable of causing personal injury, such as gas spray, pyrotechnic devices, etc.
Colorless non-alcoholic drinks, liquid medication or other special food, such as baby formula, are permitted in the Parliament building but must be contained in an unbreakable plastic bottle with a maximum volume of 17 ounces (0.5 liter).
Such bottles are subject to the security check. Any bottles with a size, material or contents different from the above must be left in the cloakroom.
Please be aware that photography is forbidden in some places within Parliament.
Due to parliamentary or state events, visits may be cancelled even as late as immediately prior to admission.
Multi-award-winning Continental Hotel Budapest****Superior is in the city’s bustling downtown district, making it an ideal launching pad for seeing the sights. The 19th-century building was previously home to the legendary Hungaria Spa, and in 2010, was restored into the upscale hotel that it is today. After busy days of exploring and fun, your serene, well-appointed guest room offers the perfect respite. Know before you go: As you make plans for current and future travel, stay up to date on your hotel’s COVID-19 protocols and other precautionary measures.
1 restaurant and 1 cafe
1 indoor pool and 1 seasonal outdoor pool
Wellness area with hot tub, Finnish and Infrared saunas and massage services available (treatments are at an additional cost)
Proximity to Hungarian National Museum, Great Market Hall and other top local attractions
Self-parking in the underground garage is available for 18 euros per car per day, including taxes and fees
Standard Double Room accommodations with:
1 double bed or 2 single beds (Please note: Bedding type is subject to hotel availability. No extra bed available )
Maximum occupancy 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child
Minimum occupancy 1 adult
Standard Triple Room accommodations with:
1 double bed or 2 single beds (Please note: Bedding type is subject to hotel availability. Extra folding bed included in pricing.)
Maximum occupancy 3 adults, or 2 adults and 1 child
Minimum occupancy 2 adults and 1 child
Both room types include:
In-room temperature control
Bathroom with bathtub or shower
Toiletry kit, hairdryer and shaving mirror
Tea- and coffee-making facilities
Minibar (consumption at an additional cost)
Laptop-size personal safe
Reading lamp and magazines
LCD television with satellite channels
Check-in: 2 PM Checkout: 11 AM Minimum check-in age is 18
Continental Hotel Budapest****Superior Dohany utca 42-44 Budapest 1074, Hungary
Pricing for children for this hotel may differ from (and be greater than) pricing for adults. Click SELECT to check. If the pricing for children differs from the pricing for adults, refer to the Terms and Conditions section for further details.
Hotel Check-in Requirements:
By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card.
I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia.
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Please be aware that travel insurance will be your only option for any waived penalties, or a refund, if your DreamTrip is cancelled due to restrictions in your starting location (not in your travel destination) and you are inside the cancellation window (see Terms and Conditions). Rovia will cover only those cancellations that result from restrictions in your DreamTrip destination.
Guests of all ages are welcome on this DreamTrip. However, children ages 17 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Age is determined at the time of travel.
At the time of booking, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip.
Gratuities are not included. We suggest providing gratuities at your own discretion.
Travel is unpredictable and country restrictions due to COVID-19 change regularly; please understand that the policies below apply and you are encouraged to purchase travel protection.
Cancellation Policy*: If you cancel 46 days or more before the start date of your trip, you will get a refund less a fee of up to US$100. If you cancel within 45 days of the start date of your trip, your trip will not be refunded. All fees are applicable on a per-person basis. *This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in which our travel supplier is based. In the event of conflict between the cancellation policy displayed here and cancellation terms in supplier booking terms, the more restrictive of the two terms will prevail.
Name Change Policies: Name changes are not permitted
for the DreamTrips Member(s) who booked this trip and are only allowed
for people who are traveling with said booking member. Name changes must
be done no later than November 23 and are subject to a fee of up to US$50. Name changes after this date are not allowed.
Transfer Policies: Booking transfers from one member to another member are not allowed on this trip. Please note:
The price shown above is subject to change based on promotional pricing availability, room type(s) booked, taxes, etc.
Pricing shown is for each person and is based on 2 adults per room.
Members can’t combine DreamTrips Points. Your membership level determines the maximum amount of DreamTrips Points you can use.
Hotel/resort credits and/or discounts cannot be converted to cash, and any not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Member is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.
In the unfortunate event that an activity or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity of equal or greater value.
Make sure that your passport and visa, if applicable, are up to date before you leave! It’s important to double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.
Each individual, including each child, who is coming along with you on your DreamTrip is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. If you do not book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, not the trip price, for each such person at the time of your check-in.
Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults. Therefore, before you book any travel, please check the relevant hotel or resort website for applicable terms and conditions as well as details regarding their pricing structure.
Please don’t consider your change requests official until you receive a confirmation email from us.