Post-Congress Tours

Post-Congress Eco Tours

For those, who want to get acquainted with the Lake Balaton area during the trip to Hungary we offer two post-congress eco tours. The highlights of the tours are:
1.    The Káli Basin known from it?s unique geological features
2.    The Tihany Peninsula Nature Reserve, which has been the first national reserve area of Hungary and is known from it?s special flora and fauna thanks to the mediterranean-like climate

Please note:
Both tours start in Veszprém and finish in Veszprém, no transfer is provided to Budapest.

Wednesday, 28 August

Post-Congress Tour 1. ? Visiting the Káli Basin

http://www.bfnp.hu/english/pages/kali_basin/

Transfer to the Káli Basin, visit the following sites:

Monoszló (Hegyest? Geological Interpretive Site) ? Szentbékkálla ? Kékkút?Salföld
http://www.bfnp.hu/english/pages/hegyestu/
http://www.bfnp.hu/english/pages/manor_salfold/

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Hegyest?

Lunch in a local restaurant

In the afternoon visit at the Tapolca Lake Cave
http://www.bfnp.hu/english/pages/lake_cave/

On the way back to Veszprém, short stop at Balatonfüred
http://en.balatonfured.hu/

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Fire-bellied toad (Bombina bombina) is a common species in Káli Basin

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Green lizard (Lacerta viridis) can be often seen in the area

The tour price is:

? 38,-/person

The price includes:
?    visit at the Káli Basin
?    visit at the Tapolca Lake Cave
?    visit at Balatonfüred
?    lunch
?    transfer by bus
?    English speaking guide

The price does not include:
?    transfer to Budapest
?    personal insurance of participants

Minimum number of participants: 20


CANCELLED!Post-Congress Tour 2. ? Visiting the Tihany Peninsula

http://www.bfnp.hu/english/pages/tihany_peninsula_and_vicinity/

Transfer to the Tihany Peninsula, visit the following sites:

Kiserd?-Peak – Bels?-tó (Inner Lake) ? Golden House geyser cone

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Bird watching at outer lake, with Tihany city and inner lake in the background

Lunch in a local restaurant

In the afternoon visit at the Monastery of the Benedictine Order
http://www.hungary-tourist-guide.com/tihany.html#abbey

followed by a visit in the Levander House
http://www.bfnp.hu/english/pages/tihany_lavender_house/

On the way back to Veszprém, short stop at Balatonfüred
http://en.balatonfured.hu/

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Danube crested newt (Triturus dobrogicus), a rare amphibian of the peninsula

 

Kockás sikló / Dice snake (Natrix tessellata)

 

 

 

 


Dice snake (Natrix tessellata), a common reptile species of the peninsula

The tour price is:

? 42,-/person

The price includes:
?    visit at the Tihany Peninsula
?    visit at the Monastery and the Levander House
?    visit at Balatonfüred
?    lunch
?    transfer by bus
?    English speaking guide

The price does not include:
?    transfer to Budapest
?    personal insurance of participants

Minimum number of participants: 20

Note: We reserve the right to change the program elements or their sequence.

Conference Secretariat:
Altagra Business and Travel Agency
http://www.altagra.hu/