If your aim is to spend some time in untouched nature and to enjoy spectacular views, this two-day private tour to Tara National Park and Mokra Gora might be perfect choice. Tara Mountain is a great spot for nature lovers, while Mokra Gora, with its Sargan Eight train is one of the biggest scenic train ride attractions in this region.

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What to expect from the Tara National Park and Mokra Gora tour

On the way you’ll have chance to see famous Drina river house. You will walk through the one of best preserved forests in Europe to iconic observation point. You’ll get on board of Sargan Eight train on the following day and you’ll explore Kustendorf complex. If you want to visit just Tara National Park as a day trip, check our Tara Mountain tour.

First day

We set off from Belgrade towards Tara National Park at 7.30 am after #YourSerbiaHost picks you up from your hotel or other address. We are heading towards Bajina Bašta town and during our drive we will enjoy the views to surrounding mountains. Our first stop will be a café-restaurant on Drina river with very nice view to the famous Drina river house.

After that break we will come close to Tara Mountain and soon we will enter the National Park. Our ride stays at the parking and we will take you on a walk through the forest which is older than human kind. In “Carpet Meadow” your senses will wake up and you’ll walk on a carpet-like surface. Here you’ll learn about a rare endemic Tertiary species, the Pancic spruce

In order to reach next spot we’ll drive through the forest to a point from which we continue on foot. After a short hike on forest trail you’ll reach the most iconic viewpoint with its spectacular view over the Lake Perućac.

After all of those walks we will take you to the local restaurant on Zaovine lake, where you’ll enjoy the views over the lake and in tastes of local food.

In evening hours we move on to Mokra Gora for overnight.

Second day

Second day is reserved for ride on the famous Sargan Eight railway and Kusturica’s Kustendorf ethno village. The train Nostalgia departs from Mokra gora station at 10:30, so until then we have plenty of time for breakfast and morning coffee. During the ride on Sargan Eight railroad, train makes several short stops. Most of them are scenic viewpoints ideal for taking photos or just enjoying views.

After almost two and a half hour ride the train returns to the starting point and we move on to Kustendorf. This complex was created by Emir Kusturica after he filmed the movie „Life is a miracle“. You might get surprised with street names in this town, since those are named after famous people Kusturica admires: Nikola Tesla, Bruce Lee, Ernesto Che Guevara, Diego Armando Maradona, Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman.

For lunch break we recommend restaurant Lotika in Kustendorf.

After two days of intensive exploration of these two beauties we return to Belgrade.

Good to know

Important info
During high season periods, May-Jun and September-October, there is high possibility that train 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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One comment

Ольга Т
July 14, 2022
Wonderful trip around Tara I highly recommend the tour. We traveled around Tara national park for 2 days, saw the main sights and enjoyed wonderful nature of Serbia. Travel itinerary was very well designed. The trip was very comfortable for everyone, including a child of 4 years old. We spent the night in Drevengrad, a nice authentic place. The train ride was also very impressive. We enjoyed the trip and got a lot of wonderful pictures. Date of experience: July 2022

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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 499€
4-6 persons 599€
7-8 persons 769€
9-19 persons 1199€
Services included in the price:
Pickup and drop-off
Driver/guide service
Tour organization
Bottled water
Single-use surgical face mask if you don't have your own
What is extra:
Ticket for Sargan Eight ~ 8,5€ per person
Admission for Kustendorf complex ~ 2€ per person
Lunches ~ 10€ per person*
HB in Osmica ~ 25€ 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.
** Half board service (dinner and breakfast) in guesthouse Osmica in Mokra Gora. Osmica is 3* categorized. As an alternative we can book accommodation in Kustendorf complex, which is 4* categorized.