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Base of operations: Hungary -- Number of InfoHub client requests accepted: 181
My name is Andras (Andrew), from Budapest, Hungary. I have been working as a private guide with 30 years of experience. I am member of Driver Guides in Hungary and registered local guide in Budapest. As well as guiding organized tour groups, I also provide programs and individual private tours with my own vehicle as driver-guide. Driving outside the city, I can show you the scenic countryside and World Heritage listed areas: Lake Balaton and the famous Porcelain manufacture in Herend, Western part of Hungary with beautiful castles, spa areas, nice green and flower decorated countryside villages.
Questions and Answers
Private tours in Hungary.

1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?

Tourist guide license got in 1969. I was working first as a part time guide, than full time guide and tour manager for an important Hungarian travel group, than I have been working on my own business as a private guide since 1990.

2. What is your company's mission?

Offering customized and flexible personalized service.

3. What does your company specialize in?

Budapest city tours, one day excursions in the countryside, door-to-door transfer from/to Vienna.

4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?

Myself, Andras Illes. I was working first as a part time guide, than full time guide and tour manager for an important Hungarian travel group, than I have been working on my own business as a private guide since 1990.

5. What is your most popular travel package and why?

Budapest essential city tour, Jewish heritage tours. My customers are mainly Americans coming to explore Central Europe.

6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?

Recognizing my knowledge in history and culture.

Vacation Packages offered by supplier M05520
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Budapest Jewish Heritage Tour Budapest Jewish Heritage Tour

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During this tour in Budapest you will visit Dohany Main Synagogue, Memorial Garden with the Tree of Life, Jewish Museum, Jewish quarter, Orthodox Synagogue and Holocaust Memorial Center.

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Tour Package
Archeology/History
Cultural Journey
USD 240 Hungary

Danube Bend Grand Tour by Car Danube Bend Grand Tour by Car

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Full day tour by car to explore the green Danube river' valley with castles, historic cities and beautiful landscapes.

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Tour Package
Cultural Journey
USD 370 Hungary
Slovakia

Lake Balaton and Herend Porcelain Emporium Tour Lake Balaton and Herend Porcelain Emporium Tour 10% off.

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Full day excursion to Lake Balaton, crossing green country sites, villages. Visit to the world famous Herend Manufacture and castle park in Martonvasarhely.

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Tour Package
Cultural Journey
Painting
USD 400 Hungary

On the road of Hungarian Wines: EGER or TOKAJ On the road of Hungarian Wines: EGER or TOKAJ 10% off.

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Come to explore the beauty of the Hungarian countryside and world famous wine regions.

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Tour Package
Food & Wine
Cultural Journey
USD 450 Hungary

Evening City Tour Evening City Tour

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Take an evening tour to Budapest to explore the lights of a fascinating city.

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Tour Package
Sightseeing
USD 220 Hungary

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Hungary, on the Road of Wines UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Hungary, on the Road of Wines

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This tours bring you to the UNESCO World Heritage protected sites of Hungary.

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Tour Package
Sightseeing
Archeology/History
USD 370 Hungary

Gardens and Castles Gardens and Castles 10% off.

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Escape from the busy city and take a deep breath of fresh air, enjoy the gardens, flowers, and mystic castles of Hungary, during this unforgettable tour.

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Tour Package
Garden Tours
USD 290 Hungary

Sweet Countryside Around Budapest Sweet Countryside Around Budapest

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Explore the ruins of Zsambek abbey, follow the line of charming villages and countryside on this day trip. Wine tasting in a well known winery famous for its Chardonnay golden prized wines.

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Tour Package
Cultural Journey
Food & Wine
USD 290 Hungary

Excursion to Wachau Danube Region in Austria Excursion to Wachau Danube Region in Austria

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Have this photography tour over Austria. Combine an extension tour near Vienna to explore the Wachau Danuve region with Melk Abbey WH.

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Tour Package
Photography and Videography
Cultural Journey
USD 650 Austria

Your Private Guide in Hungary Your Private Guide in Hungary 10% off.

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I provide personal tour guide service in English, Italian and Hungarian, as private guide, driving my comfortable size own car. Individual tours as city tour, country excursion, car transfers.

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Tour Guide
USD 240 Budapest

Private City Tours and Excursions by Car Private City Tours and Excursions by Car 10% off.

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Guided tours in Budapest and trips throughout Hungary, car transfers. You will visit hidden locations where a bus can not get through scenic countryside and World Heritage listed areas.

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Tour Guide
USD 240 Budapest
Reviews and Comments
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 1  Aaron Sanofsky Private Guide in Budapest 2008-10-02
The 4 wonderful hours we spent with András were the highlight of our trip to Budapest. We felt like members of his family as he showed us the Jewish heritage ... view more and cultural sites of his city. We can't recommend him highly enough.

 2  Nancy Meyerdirk Your Private Guide in Hungary 2007-10-17
We found our experience, in all aspects, with Illes Andras to be nothing less than a 10. Andras is an excellent guide. We would not hesitate to refer him with ... view more the highest regards.

Sincerely,
Nancy Meyerdirk

 3  Rina Levi Budapest Jewish heritage tour 2007-08-15
Our guide from Budapest was great. Out of 10, I'd rate him a 9 on product knowledge and overall trip satisfaction. (I don't give anyone a 10 as there is always room for improvement).

 4  Nancy Meeker Your Private Guide in Hungary 2007-08-02
I would like to thank you for putting me in touch with Andras Illes. I hired him for transportation from the airport to the Castle Hotel in Pecsvarad. In a ... view more rating of 1 to 10, ten being the highest, I would give Andrew a definite 10. He was kind, courteous , knowledgeable and accommodating. He gave us a wonderful tour all the way to Pecsvard. I recommended him to anyone that had an interest in hiring a guide. If I know of anyone going to Hungry or if I return, I would definitely contact him.

 5  James Taylor three separate tours 2007-04-27
Andras is extremely knowledgeable about all pertinent aspects pertaining to Hungary and is exceptional in the manner that he presents this information. He is ... view more the absolute best guide that I have ever encountered. Very professional with a warm personality.

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