Faculty hike on 9 December

Faculty hike on 9 December
Conclude the Teaching Period with a Hike in the Buda Hills!

ELTE GTK’s Hiking Club (ELTE GTK Túra Klub) is inviting all faculty members to take part in a half-day walk/hike to conclude the teaching period of the autumn semester. Participants will be invited to a glass of mulled wine and will also receive a Hiking Club pin to celebrate their achievement and to commemorate the hike. 

Date and time: Friday, 9 December (12:00-16:00).

The Hiking Club chooses its routes with the aim to introduce the area surrounding our campus and Budapest to the students. This time we will be taking an 11 km walk the woods without actually leaving the boundaries of Budapest.

Those who have not made many friends at ELTE or in Budapest yet are particularly welcome to participate but you can invite your friends too. See more of our city and have fun with old and new acquaintances!

  • Meeting time: 11:50 a.m.
  • Meeting point: Budapest, Nagyhíd tram stop, which can be reached by taking the following trams: 56, 56A, and 61.
  • End point: end stop of bus 11 (Nagybányai út).
  • Length of hike: 11 km, roughly 4 hours
  • Highest point: Hármashatárhegy Guckler Károly lookout point at 495 m.

Points of interest along the route: Apáthy-szikla/Cliff, Oroszlán-szikla/Lion’s Cliff, Újlaki-hegy/Hill, Hármashatárhegy Guckler Károly-kilátó/lookout tower, Árpád-kilátó/ lookout tower.

Registration in Hungarian. This is the information you are asked to give:

  1. Name 
  2. Neptun code
  3. Phone number 
  4. ELTE GTK Student or Student’s guest
  5. I would like to taste mulled wine: yes/no
  6. Email address
  7. I am not a robot (tick)

 (If you register, you will be notified about later trips as well.)

If rain is forecast for Friday, the walk will be cancelled, and participants will be notified by 16:00 on Thursday.


  • Bring along some snacks and something to drink. No alcohol please!
  • Bring along a plastic cup for the mulled wine if you can. Bring along a plastic bag for any waste you may have to save the environment.
  • Good sturdy shoes and warm clothes are recommended. Remember that it is winter, and it is chillier in the hills than in the city centre.

Check out the detailed route map here.

More details are available in Hungarian here.