15-17th April 2016 Trip to Gaspar Peak with the Nohab diesel engine

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15-17th April 2016
Trip to Gaspar Peak with the Nohab diesel engine
(Tatra Mountains, Kasprowy Wierch)
3 day train trip to Zakopane with lots of activities
Registration is now open

Schedule

15th April 2016
Departure: Nyugati Railway Station, Budapest at 7.16am
First stop: at 12.25 pm – Sightseeing in Besztercebánya (Banská Bystrica)
Arrival to Árva Nádasd (Trstená) at 18.32pm – bus transfer to the hotel (between 19.00-19.30pm)
Accommodation is arranged in 3-star hotels
Dinner is provided

16th April 2016
Breakfast at the hotel at 7.00am
Departure from the hotel at 8.00am by mini-bus
Cable-car ride at 10.00am
Afternoon: free programme
17th April 2016
Breakfast at the hotel at 7.00am
Departure from the hotel by mini-bus at 8.30
Departing from Árva Nádasd at 9.30am by train
First stop: At Ruttka (Vrútky) engine shed where the train is stoked between 12.30-12.40
Live music in the Orpheum-carriage during the train journey performed by Kriszta Kovats (songs from Evita and by Abba)

About the train:

The train is pulled by the M61 017 Nohab diesel engine throughout the journey. The engine is operated by a Hungarian train driver.

Prices – including all meals:
Standard price: € 200 per person
First class price with spa package: € 320 per person

About the route

At the beginning of our journey we are going to travel through the Valley of Zagyva River, between the Cserhat and Marta Mountains. Also, we are going to pass the following geographical landmarks: the Valley of Slatina and Hron Rivers, Slovak Ore Mountains, Turóc River, Váh River, Little Fatra and Great Fatra. Eventually, we are going to reach the Valley of Orava River, Orava Magura and the Western Tatras. Major towns we are going pass: Gödöllő, Aszód, Hatvant, Pásztó, Bátonyterenye, Salgótarján, Fiľakovo, Lučenec, Detva, Zvolen, Banská Bystrica, Kremnica, Vrútky, Dolný Kubín, Tvrdošín, Trstená, Levice, Štúrovo (Vácot Vrútky).

The train is going to take us to the 890 m peak of Šturec Mountain via the deltas of Hron and Váh Rivers.

Financial scheduling:

First payment at registration: 10000Ft per person /35 euro/
Second payment till the end of January: 10000Ft per person /35Euro/
Third payment – full price till 15th March
The trip will run only if certain number of passengers register. The trip will be confirmed on 31st January.

Discount options (more than one can apply):

  1. Returning passengers who travelled with ‘Come Roll With Us’ in 2015 – lunch is free on the way there
  2. Passengers who book until 31st December 2015 – lunch is free on the way back
  3. Children /4-14 years/25% discount price for the train journey
  4. Group discount – train journey for the 11th person is free