Istanbul by Rail: 6 -15 September 2020

In the  Path  of the Orient Express

Following the  highly successful rail tour of 2019  Historica are again offering the opportunity to follow the route of the  Orient Express across Europe  to Istanbul. The  journey takes just over  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. We will arrive in Istanbul in time for breakfast on the  10th September .  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 single person sleeping  compartments  can be arranged. Cost also includes hotel accommodation in Bucharest  and five  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: £875 per person for people  sharing a double room .Single  supplement(Hotel )   £50.Single supplement (Train) £176  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.