Bird watching tours in Hungary

“Combine relaxed bird watching in national parks, such as Bukk and Hortobagy, with cultural strolls around the historic sites and plentiful wine cellars of Eger. ”

Highlights

Bukk National Park | Eger | Lake Tisza | Heves Plain | Hortobagy National Park | Bodrogzug and Tisza floodplains | traditional Hungarian cuisine | Bird species include: woodpeckers, wrynecks, shrikes, oriols, nightingales, falcons, bustards and warblers | Optional visit to award-winning restaurant |

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Departure information

This tour can be tailor made for any date throughout the year except November
Our top tip:
Learning a bit of Hungarian will come in handy when visiting Eger and weather can change from one day to the next so stowaway macs are a must.
Trip type:
Tailor made. Max group size 12.
Activity level:
Leisurely.
Accomm:
3-star hotel with en-suite rooms, restaurant and pool.
Included:
Accommodation, transfers, park fees and local guides.
Meals:
All breakfasts and dinners. Lunches are taken at traditional local restaurants.
Solos:
Single travelers are welcome, solo supplements apply.
Vouchers
Accepted

Responsible tourism

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we screen every trip so you can travel knowing your vacation will help support conservation and local people.

Environment
The bird watching hotel is locally owned and employees are local people. We employ local birding guides and work closely with the national parks and visit their wildlife exhibitions for which there is an entrance fee.

On this birding vacation, we also use locally owned restaurants and give visitors the option of visiting various charging attractions in the area.

Almost 50% of the bird watching tour cost goes in to the local community (hotel, restaurants etc.) Guests are taught some key word in Hungarian at the start of the trip.

We encourage landowners to view local wildlife & take up European grant aid, available for sensitive land management schemes where specific wildlife occur. All walks respect landowners and wildlife conservation. We work closely with the Bukk national Park and private forestry companies to ensure habitat protection for the White Backed Woodpecker and in the past 5 years we have seen a population increase.

Recycling and composting are both carried out by the bird watching hotel. Heating is turned off when office is not being used & we take great care not to waste water. We use public transport & car share.
Community
Climate

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