Friday, 6 april 2012

6-9th April Easter Excursion to Transylvania by Experience Train

 

(4 days/3 nights)

You can save up to 10.000 Ft if you buy your ticket in advance. Our offer stands until 20th January 2012.

 

The MÁV Nosztalgia Kft. organizes  a trip on Easter to Transylvania by the Experience Train once more. During the trip our lovely hosts, including Zoltán Somogyi, will talk about the history of the land and the attractions passing by the train; furthermore they will make sure that the passengers are entertained during the trip with music and quizes. To avoid crowding every passenger will have two reserved seats. A bar and a dining car will be at your service throughout the journey. It is possible to order lunch or dinner in advance. Also, a buffet service will be available.

Program schedule

6th April 2012 (Friday)

Departing from Budapest West/Nyugati Railway Station at 6.50. After registration and welcome drinks everybody can take their reserved seats on the Experience Train.  It is possible to join the cruise in Szolnok or Békéscsaba. The train reaches the Hungarian-Romanian border in Kürtös. After crossing the border we will reach Segesvár, which is on the border of the Saxon region and the Székely Land, through Arad, Gyulafehérvár and Déva.  After a short stop we will continue our journey in the valley of the River Küküllõ to the heart of the Transylvania, Székely Land. To enhance the festive atmosphere our passengers can practice the Easter tradition of painting eggs with the help of our staff. Later the most beautiful eggs can participate in a beauty contest. After Segesvár the guests will receive a real Székely welcome, can get a taste of the famous Székely blueberry brandy and the „kürtõskalács” (chimney cake). After arriving in Székelyudvarhely the previously arranged vehicles will take the guests to the chosen accommodation.

 

7th april 2012 (Saturday)

Breakfast in the hotels , then independently chosen programs for the day or you can participate in one of our organized excursions.

 

Option A

Excursion and sightseeing in Székelyudvarhely, visiting the Borvíz Museum, the City Hall, the Town Museum, the Balázs Orbán memorial, and the house of Áron Tamási in Farkaslaka.

 

Option B

Excursion to the Saxon region, we will visit Nagyszeben, the capital of the Saxon region, which was European Capital of Culture in 2008 and was wonderfully renovated.  Also, we will visit Berethalom and the amazing fort-churches of Szászfehéregyháza.

Estimated arrival in Székelyudvarhely: 21.00

 

Option C

Easter preparations in Zetelaka with ’Olga néni’, our guests can learn about the history of Zetelka in the local museum, also you can learn the secrets of baking the perfect bread and kürtõskalács (chimney cake), then of course tasting the delicacies.

 

The guests can take part in the resurrection procession and the holy mass in the evening, which will probably be at 19.00 in the Roman Catholic church in Székelyudvarhely. Accommodation in the chosen hotel.

 

8th April 2012 (Sunday)

Breakfast in the hotel, then an all-day excursion in the Székely Land. The guests can choose from two options, please inform us which one you would like to take part in when you make your reservation.

 

Option A

We will visit Csíksomlyó, the Lake Gyilkos, the Békás Canyon and Korond, which is most famous for its pottery. Dinner will be held in the Salt Mine of Parajd, where the local folk dance group will perform  a traditional dance. We will return to Székelyudvarhely after dinner by bus. Accommodation in the chosen hotels.

 

Option B

We will visit Marosvásárhely, the Lake Medve in Parajd and Korond, which is known for its pottery. Dinner will be held in the Salt Mine of Parajd, where the local folk dance group will perform a traditional dance. We will return to Székelyudvarhely after dinner by bus. Accommodation in the chosen hotels.

 

9th April 2012 (Monday)

 

After having breakfast in the hotel the guests will be transported to the railway station in Székelyudvarhely. Our private train departs at 8.00 to Budapest through Segesvár, Meggyes and Arad. During the journey we will view the historical old town and the castle of Segesvár which is part of the World Heritage. We will arrive in Budapest sometime in the evening.

 

Participation fees

 

·        Standard Plus Class, in the Hotel Küküllõ: 89.990 Ft/per person (79.990 Ft/per person if purchased and paid until 20th January 2012)

·        Standard Plus Class, in the Székelyudvarhely B&B/Pension: 79.990 Ft/per person (74.990 Ft/per person if purchased and paid until 20th January 2012)

·        Retro Pullman Class, in the Hotel Küküllõ: 119.990 Ft/per person (109.990 Ft/per person if purchased and paid until 20th January 2012)

The participation fees valid for the Retro Pullman Class include the return ticket, the booking of a seat, as well as  the unlimited consumption of soft and hot drinks. Our passengers can choose from (depending on the number of vacant seats) in the compartments (for 2), in the small parlour or in the big parlour. The staff tries to ensure the comfort of the passengers throughout the journey, and the guests can also choose from a great variety of newspapers and magazines free of charge.

·        Standard Plus Class, only the return ticket included: 36.990 Ft/per person

 

Optional programs:

·        Excursion to the Saxon region: 11.990 Ft/per person

·        Sightseeing tour in Székelyudvarhely and excursion to Farkaslaka: 6.990 Ft /per person

·        Easter preparations with Olga néni in Zetelaka: 5.990 Ft/per person

 

Timetable (draft):

 

6th April 2012 (Friday)

Budapest West/Nyugati Railway Station 6.50

Szolnok                                                                           8.15

Békéscsaba                                                                   9.22

Segesvár                                                                        17.25

Székelyudvarhely                                                         19.57

 

9th April 2012 (Monday)

Székelyudvarhely                                                         9.00

Segesvár                                                                        10.00-12.00

Kürtös                                                                             18.15

Lökösháza                                                                     18.56

Békéscsaba                                                                   18.30

Szolnok                                                                           19.40

Budapest West/Nyugati Railway Station                21.15

 

The participation fees include the return ticket valid for the Experience Train and the booking of a seat, the accommodation with breakfast for 3 nights at the chosen hotel for 1 person in a double room (single rooms available half-price), also the excursion and dinner on 8th April but does not include the travel and the cancellation insurance. The staff of the MÁV Nosztalgia Kft. will ensure the comfort of the passengers throughout the journey, also  we will prepare a small surprise on the return journey.

 

Tickets can be purchased until 6th March 2012 in the office of the MÁV Nosztalgia Kft, which is located near the 10th platform of the Nyugati/West Railway Station.

Ticket information: (+36 1) 269-5242

Further information: (+36 1) 238-0558

E-mail: utazas@mavnosztalgia.hu

 

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