Frequently Asked Questions
Hungary may look far away on the map but it is really just a flight away from several of the world’s major cities..
Q1. When is the best time to visit Hungary?
Hungary is a great summer destination & is vibrant with the Christmas markets during winter. Temperatures range around 20-30 degrees celsius in summer & 10 -0 degrees in winter.
Q2. Does it requires a long visit to experience Hungary?
Although it would take several weeks to cover all of Hungary, there are many ways to experience this vibrant and kaleidoscopic country in a brief visit. Seven days is a good starting point for visits to Hungary, but even those visiting for a shorter period (or adding a few days of vacation to a business trip) can experience a taste of what the country has to offer..
Q3. Is there much to do in Hungary?
Hungary offers a wealth of activities- from action packed adventures and indulgent relaxation to family-friendly activities. Travelers can experience the local culture, cuisine, visit historic monuments, sample the local wines and much more…….
Q4. Is Hungary expensive?
Travelers from many parts of the world will find Hungary to be a good holiday option as it is more cost effective than Western Europe. The capital city Budapest is considered the Paris of the East..
Q5. What type of food can travelers expect?
Hungary food has its distinct flavor & influence of its nomadic past with a number of dishes cooked over an open fire – some noteworthy dishes include goulash, pörkölt (stew) or the fisherman’s soup. Other characteristics of Hungarian cuisine are soups, desserts, and pastries and stuffed crepes. For those wanting Indian cuisine, there are many Indian restaurants in Hungary and ample local vegetarian options as well.
Q6. Can travelers drive in Hungary?
Travelers can drive in Hungary provided they have a valid international license. You can drive on the right side of the road. All signage are in international format and can be easily understood by experienced travelers. As it is a compact country there are numerous day trip options in Hungary.
Q7. Where can you experience Adventure Sports in Hungary?
Adventure sports and activities can be experienced all over Hungary. An extensive Extreme Sports Park, Siofók, is available for sport lovers – you can try driving a quad bike or playing paintball or take part in an infra-fight. Apart from these Hungary is renowned for Golf, Archery, Horse Riding etc.
Q8. What major historical sites must one visit in Hungary?
Some of the major historical sites are the Buda Castle, Parliament House. The Tokaj and Sopron Regions are also World Heritage Sites.
NAMASTE TOURISM – FAQ’S
Q1. Why is a customized holiday better than travelling in a group?
a) You can set your own pace of travel and include the sights and activities that interest you and exclude those that you wish to avoid.
b) Whilst travelling in a group , you are with strangers who you may meet for the first time and you are compelled to see all sights included and cannot increase or reduce the time at any location as you have to follow a fixed schedule..
Q2. What is the difference between SIC and private transfers?
a) SIC – Seat in Coach basis, where on arrival at your destination, you will be transferred to your hotel by a coach i.e. along with several other people in a group. There could be delays due to flight arrivals in your transfers.
b) Private Transfers, where you will be transferred to your hotel in your own vehicle without sharing the transport with anyone.
Q3. After reservation what type of confirmed documents will the customer receive?
a) You will receive a confirmed Travel Program which includes the itinerary with hotel details and our office/guide contact information along with the hotel vouchers.
b) You will also receive e-tickets if you are booking flights with us.
c) Any other tickets will be waiting at the hotel reception or will be handed over by our partners at the destination.
Q4. Is there any minimum number of days before travel to book with Namaste Tourism?
There should be a minimum 4 to 6 weeks before actual date of travel if you wish to book with us. For special events and peak seasons, it is recommended that you book at least 3 to 6 months in advance to get the best deals on flights as well as accommodation. Last minute bookings are subject to availability and may also work out relatively expensive..
Q5. Does the company provide Visa and Airfare services?
Yes, we do help in Visa processing and airline ticket bookings as part of the tour programme.
Q6. Is there any amount of deposit that needs to be paid in order to book with Namaste Tourism?
A minimum of 30% deposit needs to be paid to initiate the booking process and once confirmed, the balance has to be paid immediately or as per our standard terms and conditions of booking. In case of events or peak season bookings,100% payment may be necessary at the time of booking.
Q7. Is there a possibility to customize my travel plan?
Yes, Namaste Tourism specializes in customized holidays and that is our USP as we have 26 years of experience in this field.
Q8. Where can I book my holidays?
You can book with Namaste Tourism or any of our preferred travel partners – Travel Agents, Tour Operators and Destination Planners.