Enjoy an exquisite luxury train journey from Paris to Budapest onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, all inclusive with breakfast, lunch and dinner, 24 hour steward service and your very own private cabin. A truly exceptional journey that includes one night onboard, two nights at leisure in Budapest and another night onboard for the return journey.
A fully-restored 1920’s luxury train, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is one of the most famous and luxurious trains in the world. Made up of 17 beautifully restored carriages, each with their own unique décor, there is no better way to see the world. Admire the fine details, the craftsmanship and the fine fabrics as you recline in the bar car, drink in hand, watching the ever-changing landscape pass by.
Enjoy a four-night, five-day adventure as you depart one beautify city and head to another in the most luxurious way possible. Enjoy a lively night with exceptional cuisine in the form of a four-course dinner followed by an evening of music and cocktails in the bar car. Once in Budapest, the time is yours to explore the city as you please, before heading back to the train for the final time and one last night onboard.
Please note: Hotels in Budapest are not included in the ticket price but can be added.
Day 1 Paris
Your journey begins at the Paris de l’Est Station where you are welcomed onboard by the stewards. Marvel at the sight of the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express as you are one of the special few who will experience a journey of this magnitude. Settle in to your cabin, relax and unwind for the evening is set to be a lively and luxurious one.
As evening falls, head to one of the dining cars for an exquisite four-course dinner, prepared fresh onboard by the talented French chefs. After your feast, the evening is yours to relax in the bar car with a cocktail or two as you mingle with fellow passengers. After an evening to remember, head back to your cabin for a restful night’s sleep.
Day 2 Budapest
Breakfast is served in your cabin as you awake to glorious views from your cabin window. Admire the alpine peaks, rolling hills and crystal-clear lakes as you spend the morning at leisure. Later that day, enjoy a thrilling three-course lunch and later that afternoon teas, coffees and pastries are served by the stewards.
Admire the Hungarian landscape as it floats by before arriving in Budapest for two nights at leisure.
Day 3 Budapest
The time is yours to explore this beautiful city as you wish. Enjoy two nights and a full day at leisure.
Day 4 Budapest
After an adventure of your own, it’s time to re-board the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express for the final time. Welcomed back by the stewards, head to your cabin and unwind as we set off towards Paris. Make your way to one of the dining cars for a three-course lunch, after which the time is yours to relax.
As the train winds through the Hungarian landscape, the stewards serve tea, coffee and pastries, during which you are free to converse with fellow passengers and share stories of your time in Budapest.
Later that evening, another four-course dinner signals the final night onboard before you head to your cabin.
Day 5 Paris
Enjoy a continental breakfast served in your cabin before we arrive back at Paris Gare de l’Est Station, where your journey concludes.
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