Monday, 24 June
After a very early start this morning...
... Grade 11 students and teachers arrived safely in Budapest.
Day 1: Arrival and picked up at airport in Budapest followed by transfer to hotel. Exchange of Euros into Forints. Walking tour of Buda Castle area and gardens, Saint Matthias Church, followed by lunch of local goulash and lesson about basic Hungarian geography, cuisine, etc.
Afternoon/ Evening: walking tour of Pest side, park with Hungarian language lesson, dinner and free-time.
Hungarian language lesson:
Tuesday, 25 June
Sightseeing and "Schnitzeljagd/scavenger hunt"
It is hot in Budapest!
Wednesday, 26 June
Bike tour from Budapest to Szentendre (40 km round trip).
Thursday, 27 June
Day 4: Excursion into the Buda hills, using cog railway and taking the pioneer railway then down with chairlift. Free time afterwards in Budapest. Dinner to bid farewell to Hungarian instructors.
Birthday celebration on the last evening in Budapest.
Friday, 28 June
Final day sightseeing - market visits, visit to baths and green areas on Margaret Island.
Final shots before heading to the airport.