This dynamic full-day tour will take you to the unique narrow-gauge railway Sargan Eight. Nowadays the Mokra Gora train serves only for amusement of its passengers, but it used to be the part of Belgrade-Dubrovnik railroad from 1920s to 1974.

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What to expect from the Mokra Gora train tour

Expect fulfilled day in every way. Admire beautiful landscapes of West Serbia with mountain views, meadows and rivers. Get on board of Mokra Gora train on unique Sargan Eight railway. Visit unordinary wooden town Kustendorf, created by world famous movie director Emir Kusturica. At the end of the day enjoy views over famous Drina river house. Learn local stories and legends.

Tour flow

#YourSerbiaHost will pick you up at 8 am sharp from your Belgrade accommodation. Drive is long but you won’t feel it much, thanks to several breathtaking spots en route ideal for short breaks and taking photos.

Before we reach Mokra Gora town we will visit famous wooden town  Kustendorf. The town was a result of the vision of Emir Kusturica which he got during filming his movie „Life is a miracle“. In Kustendorf you can find, as in any regular town, museum, church, library, hotel, restaurant… You might be surprised with street names in this town because those are named after famous people Kusturica admires: Nikola Tesla, Bruce Lee, Ernesto Che Guevara, Diego Armando Maradona, Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman.

After break in Kustendorf you’re getting on board of the train for 13:30 Sargan Eight tour departure.  During the ride you will pass and stop at several stations and viewpoints. Authentic cars with wooden seats, wood burning stove and characteristic rattling sound will take you back to 1925, when this railway was opened and established connection beween Belgrade and Adriatic Sea. The track on this section is around 15km long and passes through 22 tunnels with overcoming an altitude difference of 300m.

Last attraction for the day is famous Drina river house. You will enjoy in this unusual sight on our way back to Belgrade, after a drive through Tara National park.

Regarding lunch plans, there is plenty of choices and opportunities en route. We will give you several choices to pick from, depending where we are on the itinerary.

After a full day of activities you are getting back to Belgrade in the evening.

Good to know

Imporant info
During high season periods, May-Jun and September-October, there is high possibility that tickets for all departures are sold out, this applies especially on short notice bookings. However, we have solution for that, but in that case you need to be aware of possibility that you’ll be standing during the train ride (for an hour approximately). Train ticket price remains unchanged.
Fit the tour to match your needs
Tour plan given in this description is not fixed, it’s just result of our perception of most interesting points on this route and result of our own experience. If you want to have this tour customized, let us know.
Tour language
Default language of the tour is English, but if you require #YourSerbiaHost can also give you tour in Russian, German, French, Spanish and of course Serbian.
How to get in touch
There are several ways to reach us. By pressing “Send inquiry” button on the top right of this page (or at the bottom of the page if you are using mobile device). Through our Contact page, or calling our Phone|WhatsApp|Viber number +38163684466.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) precautions on your side
  1. Please respect social distancing rules all the time (at least 1m, or 2m when possible)
  2. Please wear face cover while in the vehicle or other closed space (if you don’t have your own, we will provide)
  3. If you develop any respiratory infection symptoms before, during or after the tour, please let us know.
  4. When coughing or sneezing please use tissues or your elbow as cover
  5. Wash hands with soap and water whenever possible, but especially after use of toilet, before and after meals.
Booking the tour
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May 2, 2022
Made this tour with my wife. Andreij, our tour guide was excellent with his hospitality and knowledge. The tour was nicely organized and there was never a dull moment. The car was very comfortable. Everything was perfect and he went out of his way to help us. He even took some photos of ourselves with his own camera for which I am very much obliged . I would definitely recommend Serbian private tours to anybody making a tour of Serbia

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August 27, 2021
We were a group of four and we cannot give this company a high enough recommendation. Our guide - Miljan - was SUPERB. Knowledgable, funny, and he tailored the tour to our needs. His passion for Serbian history and culture was infectious and the whole experience was a joy. If you plan to see Serbia, I suggest you use this company. Not only are they EXCELLENT VALUE FOR MONEY but they also offer fantastic customer support.

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May 29, 2017
We have a very nice day,the Tourist guide wait for us on time and pick us to the Sargan Eight and Mokra gora. The comment is taken from TripAdvisor review page connected to our service, to see the source follow this link.
June 1, 2016
Our guide, Miljan was efficient in responding to our initial enquiry and maintained good communication prior to the trip. On the day he was punctual and very attentive in providing informed responses to our queries. He is very personable and good company which ensured that we had a relaxing and interesting trip. P & K J.

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Caio C
November 10, 2015
Miljan showed us the cultural aspect, natural beauties, and very good gastronomic experience in the country-side of Serbia! I will come back again!

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Available departures

This is a daily tour.

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment

Details on prices and services

Tour prices (prices are per tour, not per person):
1-3 persons 299€
4-6 persons 359€
7-8 persons 459€
9-19 persons 699€
Services included in the price:
Pickup and drop-off
Driver/guide service
Bottled water
Single-use surgical face mask if you don't have your own
Tour organization
What is extra:
Tickets for Shargan Eight train ~10€ per person
Entrance to Kustendorf ~2€ per person
Lunch ~15€ per person*
Personal expenses
* Price shown is an average price for lunch per person based on restaurant’s menu, but it can vary depending on guest’s demands for food and drinks.