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.
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.
#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
- Please respect social distancing rules all the time (at least 1m, or 2m when possible)
- Please wear face cover while in the vehicle or other closed space (if you don’t have your own, we will provide)
- If you develop any respiratory infection symptoms before, during or after the tour, please let us know.
- When coughing or sneezing please use tissues or your elbow as cover
- Wash hands with soap and water whenever possible, but especially after use of toilet, before and after meals.
Details on prices and services
|Pickup and drop-off|
|Single-use surgical face mask if you don't have your own|
|Tickets for Shargan Eight train ~7€ per person|
|Entrance to Kustendorf ~2€ per person|
|Lunch ~15€ per person*|
|* 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.|