General

This tour to the Sargan Eight train is a shared, small group tour which operates only on Thursdays. This season it’s available every Thursday, from 19th of April till 25th of October. If Thursdays are not matching your travel plans you can opt-in for the private tour, Mokra Gora and Sargan Eight train instead.

What to expect from the Sargan Eight train tour

The dynamic full-day tour will take you to the west of Serbia where you’ll have a ride on unique narrow-gauge railway, Sargan Eight train. You’ll visit the unusual ethnic complex Kustendorf and you’ll have a chance to admire unique Drina river house. The house balances on the rock in the middle of the river since 1968.

Tour flow

#YourSerbiaHost will meet you at 8am at meeting point in the center of Belgrade (exact location will be provided in the booking confirmation). During the trip you’ll travel on scenic roads of West Serbia. On our way to Mokra Gora we’ll pass through town of Bajina Bašta where Drina river house is located. Short brake for photos and coffee in nearby tavern is on the itinerary.

Upon arrival to Mokra gora we’ll take you first to lunch in the restaurant at the train station before getting on board the Sargan Eight train. Authentic cars with wooden seats, wood burning stove and characteristic rattling sound will take you back in 1925. That was the year when the railway made connection between 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.

After the ride train returns to the departing station from where we continue our tour. You’ll visit nearby Kustendorf which was built by Emir Kusturica during filming his movie „Life is a miracle“. In Kustendorf you can find, as in any regular town, a museum, a church, a library, a hotel, a 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 whole day of exploration of Mogra gora town and its beauties it’s time return to Belgrade. We’ll arrive in Belgrade in the late evening.

Good to know

Imporant info
During high season periods, May-Jun and September-October, there is high possibility that tickets for 13:30 departure 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). Tour price remains unchanged.
Number of travelers required
Minimal number of travelers is 2, if fewer people books the tour we reserve right to cancel the tour. In case of cancellation we’ll refund 100% of paid sum.
Tour language
Default language of the tour is English, but some of #YourSerbiaHost guides are multilingual, so there is a chance that communication can be in Russian, German, French, Spanish and of course Serbian, guide dependent.
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.
Booking the tour
Easiest way to to book this tour is to use our online booking and payment system. As soon as you click on “Book now” button bellow you’ll start reservation process over encrypted connection. If you need another way to book the tour Contact us.
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Available departures

This is a daily tour.

Details on prices and services

Tour price (price is per person):
1-8 persons 130 €
Services included in the price:
Transportation
Pickup and drop off at Belgrade city center
Sargan Eight train fare
Driver/guide service
Lunch (one drink included)
Tour organization
Refreshments during journey
What is extra:
Personal expenses
Pickup/drop off at the address – 5€* (if within Belgrade city area)
*If you want this service please add it during booking process
Minimal number of travellers is 2, if fewer people books the tour we reserve right to cancel the tour. In case of cancellation we’ll refund 100% of paid sum.

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