Pioneering Persia

Budapest to Tehran Aboard the Golden Eagle Danube Express

  • Be part of history: Travel aboard the first ever European private train to be permitted into Iran
  • Persia's architectural and historical treasures in Iran and Turkey, plus fascinating sites in Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria
  • Glorious and wild landscapes from the Danube to the Bosporus, from Cappadocia to Lake Van
Explore the Jewels of Persia with GeoEx

This journey can be taken in either direction. The eastbound journey (10/14–28) travels from Budapest to Tehran, as shown on the trip overview. The westbound journey (10/27–11/10) travels from Tehran to Budapest, with the same stops except that instead of Yazd, we visit Mashhad and Kerman. 

More information about obtaining your Iran visa can be read here.


2015 Dates
  • 03/31/15 - 04/14/15
  • 04/13/15 - 04/27/15
  • 09/17/15 - 10/01/15
  • 10/06/15 - 10/20/15
  • 10/29/15 - 11/12/15
  • 11/16/15 - 11/30/15
  • 11/29/15 - 12/13/15


From $13,595 (Scheduled)


Pricing is all inclusive: Once you're on the trip, everything is included, even tip.