Istanbul by Rail: 16th-24th September 2019

In the  Path  of the Orient Express

A unique opportunity to follow the route of the  Orient Express across Europe  to Istanbul. The  journey takes four days from London and travels via Paris ,Munich,Budapest and Bucharest. There will be a free day in Budapest  and an overnight stop in Bucharest. The  journey ends with breakfast at the Sirceki station in Istanbul, the iconic terminus of the  original Orient Express .Details of the  itinerary can be supplied on request.

On arrival, the group will join the Istanbul by air group for a tour of Byzantine Istanbul. The  option then exists for return to UK by air ,though a return passage by rail can be arranged. To see details of the five  day tour of Istanbul click here.

Costs will include rail tickets (standard class ) from St Pancras International  to Istanbul, with night time accommodation  in twin sleeping compartments  as far as Bucharest and in four person  couchettes from Bucharest to Istanbul. Upgrades to first class or single person sleeping  compartments  can be arranged. Cost also includes hotel accommodation in Bucharest  and  four nights bed and breakfast in Istanbul, coach travel to non central sites in Istanbul ,the services of an experienced local guide and  transfer to  the airport at Istanbul.

Cost will be: £860 per person for people  sharing a double room .Single  supplement(Hotel )   £50.Single supplement (Train) £125  Predicted Air Fare £170 . Return flight to London Heathrow

If you wish join this tour please complete the booking form. You can view and print a booking form by clicking here.