Health & Social student trips to Budapest
Budapest has a long association with health and therapy. There are 118 natural springs in the city and their thermal and medicinal waters have been valued since Roman times. Today, Budapest is the home to several renowned centre for Health and Social Care innovation, making it an ideal city to visit on an educational trip.
Equity offers students the opportunity to visit four of these internationally acclaimed institutions.
At The Hotel Panda around 90% of the hotel staff are physically or mentally disabled, creating both an inspirational and successful social reintegration scheme. College or University groups can stay at the hotel or visit for a day to meet staff and learn about the project.
Students can also experience a guided visit to the Peto Institute, which employs “Conductive Education” to help people of all ages with motor disorders. Its therapies are based on the theory that despite damage, the nervous system still possesses the capacity to form new neural connections.
Other excursions include guided tours of the The Vadaskert Child Psychiatry Hospital and the The Aga Children’s home.
- Depart UK and travel to Budapest
- Aga Orphanage
- Breakfast in accommodation
- The Vadaskert Foundation
- Evening at Leisure
- Breakfast in accommodation
- The Peto Institute
- The Hotel Panda
- Check out of accommodation
- Depart Budapest for return to UK
N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price...
All Central Hostel
- One of the biggest hostels in Budapest
- Great location
This popular hostel is open 24 hours a day and is right in the heart of Budapest.
Location: Located right next to the famous Vaci street and the Deák Ferenc Square.
Facilities:Kitchen, common and a bar area within the hostel. Free WiFi is also available.
Accommodation: Double rooms are available as are dorm rooms that sleep up to 10 people. Private facilities are available in the double rooms and shared in the dorms, all rooms have air conditioning.
Meals: Breakfast isn’t included. Evening meals at local restaurants can be arranged upon request.
Baross City Hotel
- Ideal location
- Great for groups
The Baross offers a modern accommodation in a period building that has an inner courtyard with a welcoming friendly atmosphere.
Location: Just 50 metres from the Keleti Railway Station where you can get direct link to the Danube River banks by using the Keleti underground.
Facilities:24 hour front desk, ATM/Cash machine on site, bicycle rental.
Accommodation: Room types range from double/twin to triple, quad and apartments that can sleep up to 5 people. These spacious rooms are all en suite and come with air conditioning and flat screen TV’s.
Meals: Breakfast can be included as well as evening meals booked at local restaurants upon request.
Hotel Golden Park
- Fantastic location
- Impressive 100 year old building
The Golden Park Hotel is a great accommodation to stay in where some of Budapest’s best attractions are easily reachable.
Location: Centrally located in the heart of Budapest’s business district opposite the East Railway Station and Europe’s largest shopping centre is only a few minutes’ walk away!
Facilities:Restaurant and bar area with meeting/banquet facilities. Fitness centre and free WiFi.
Accommodation: The elegant, sound proofed rooms offer single, double and triple en suite accommodation that include TV’s and air conditioning.
Meals: Meals available in the hotel upon request.
Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information!
Subject Specific Excursions
The Hotel Panda
This excellent hotel offers students of Health & Social care the opportunity to actually be a part of one of Budapest’s most interesting and socially responsible projects. As possibly the only hotel in the world with 90% of its staff being physically or mentally disabled it is not only an inspirational environment but also a unique example of social reintegration.
The Peto Institute
The Peto Institute is a state-recognised institution of higher education which provides conductive care to individuals with motor disorders from infancy to old age. The mission of the Peto Institute is to show individuals suffering from injuries to the central nervous system and their families the way to a full life and to make society aware of the opportunities to help.
The Vadaskert Foundation
The Vadaskert Child Psychiatry Hospital and Outpatient Clinic has been operating since 1993 and provides a child psychiatry service financed by the National Health Insurance Institute.
The Aga Children’s home has been operating since 1961 providing accommodation, care and education opportunities to disadvantaged children.
Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch anyway as we may still arrange it for you!
Enquire about this trip
Book an educational trip with Equity and you’ll receive a FREE iPad for your class if you confirm by 15th December 2017.*
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