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Western Serbia 1-Day Tour of the Key Sites from Belgrade

Western Serbia 1-Day Tour of the Key Sites from Belgrade

Be collected from your accommodation in Belgrade and head to the countryside of Western Serbia, which is known for wild and untouched nature. For just over two hours, you can relax and enjoy the beautiful landscapes. Listen to interesting stories about this part of the country from your guide.  You will stop at an amazing viewpoint then head to Bajina Bašta, which is a small town in the foothill of Mt. Tara. Here, you will see the world-famous attraction The House on the Drina. This is an isolated house made of logs, which is perched precariously on a river stone. Next, head to the Sargan Eight train and ride this narrow railway. You will pass several viewpoints of the stunning Mokra Gora along the way. The authentic cars with wooden seats, wood burning stoves, and characteristic rattling sound will take you back to 1925, which is when this railway was put in operation. After the ride, continue your journey to the nearby Mećavnik, which is known as the Wooden City. The famous director Emir Kusturica decided to build it during the shooting of his film Life is a Miracle. Here, you will stop to enjoy a traditional lunch. After the meal, you will head back to Belgrade where you will arrive late in the afternoon.

Belgrade: Drina House, Sargan 8 Train & Mokra Gora Day Tour

Belgrade: Drina House, Sargan 8 Train & Mokra Gora Day Tour

Join a day trip from Belgrade to explore the beautiful landscapes of Western Serbia's countryside. Gaze at the unusual Drina River House, explore the Mokra Gora Wooden Village, and discover the historic Sargan 8 Railroad in the company of your guide. Our first stop is Drina River House, a unique house built on a rock in the middle of the Drina River. Take in the stunning scenery and snap some unforgettable photos of this specific sight. This part of Serbia is known for growing raspberries and we recommend that you try the homemade raspberry juice here. Next, we'll head to Mokra Gora Wooden Village, a picturesque village located in the mountains. Enjoy the fresh mountain air and explore the charming wooden houses and streets. The village was built as a filming location by the famous director Emir Kusturica. Our final stop will be at the Sargan 8 Railroad, a narrow-gauge heritage railway that winds through the stunning mountain landscapes. We'll board the train and embark on a journey of breathtaking views, including tunnels, bridges, and impressive curves, all while enjoying the cozy atmosphere of the historic train. After the train ride we will have some time for late lunch and we suggest you to try some local specialties, such as roasted lamb or "komplet lepinja" - bread that is filled with kajmak (a type of Balkan cream cheese) and two fried eggs. Throughout the day, you'll have a knowledgeable and friendly guide at your disposal, who will share with you interesting facts and stories about the history, culture, and people of Serbia. Our mini vans for tours are comfortable, well-maintained, ensuring a pleasant and reliable travel experience. IMPORTANT: On 18th and 25th May instead of Sargan 8 train we will visit Tara National Park and Banjska Stena viewpoint. Note: From November 12th to April 1st, the Sargan 8 railroad is closed for visits. Instead of the train ride, you'll have the opportunity to explore the Tara National Park, specifically the Banjska Stena viewpoint (easy hiking activity). In case of rain or snow, we will visit Zlatibor center area, renowned as one of Serbia's most beloved leisure destinations.

From Belgrade: Tara National Park & Drina River Valley Tour

From Belgrade: Tara National Park & Drina River Valley Tour

Beginning from your accommodation in Belgrade, journey to the Gate of Podrinje: the entrance to the magical Drina river valley. Proceed to see the unique "House on the Rock," a solitary house built in the middle of the Drina River that has been attracting curious travelers from across the globe since an image of the house was first published in National Geographic magazine. Then, be enchanted by the Tara National Park, where you will have the opportunity to see the Banjska Rock, thought by many to be the most beautiful viewpoint in Serbia. Soak in the splendid panoramic views over the Drina River Canyon and take some breathtaking photos of the glorious scenery before you, before returning to Belgrade in the late evening hours.

From Belgrade: Full-Day Guided Tour of West Serbia

From Belgrade: Full-Day Guided Tour of West Serbia

Prepare yourself for an exciting and unforgettable adventure set in Western Serbia, the most naturally vibrant region in the country. With a morning departure from Belgrade, this unforgettable day will start with a drive to wild and almost untouched nature, tasty cuisine, and friendly and hospitable people. The route leads us to drive along the gorgeous Drina River where we will have a unique opportunity to see the world-famous attraction, “The House on the Drina” an isolated house made of logs on a river stone. The cherry on top will be the breathtaking view from the viewpoint positioned above the stunning landscape composed of high mountains and the Drina River itself. Our first goal on the tour is a unique retro “Šargan 8 Railway”. The unique drive with the retro-train called “Nostalgy” will bring you back to times passed and let you fully enjoy the scenery and numerous tunnels. While enjoying amazing landscapes you will learn how this project was a huge victory of technology over nature, why it is named by a number, and how it became Europe’s most attractive narrow gauge railway. After this “time travel” ride, something equally fabulous awaits us in the continuation of the tour. Film fans will be overjoyed to visit the breathtaking Ethno-village “Wooden Town” that famous director Emir Kusturica built. All the objects at this charming complex are made from natural materials, mostly wood. An especially interesting and glamorous event happening in this town is the film festival “Kustendorf”, a highly respected annual celebration of motion pictures. Drive through the picturesque Ovčar-Kablar Canyon that extends above the meanders of the Western Morava River. Enjoy more of the beautiful Western Serbia scenery before heading back to Belgrade.

Sarajevo: Višegrad, Andrićgrad, Šargan Train, Drvengrad Tour

Sarajevo: Višegrad, Andrićgrad, Šargan Train, Drvengrad Tour

In this compact yet captivating nation adorned with breathtaking landscapes, every corner reveals something noteworthy and a tale waiting to be shared. Embark on a full-day journey from Sarajevo to explore Visegrad, Andricgrad, and Drvengrad, immersing yourself in wonders and natural beauty. As you traverse the scenic route during the two-hour drive, be captivated by the lush, green landscapes unfolding before you, leading to the picturesque Drina. Upon reaching this quaint yet significant town, anticipate tranquil moments amidst splendid natural surroundings. Indulge in a serene lunch at a waterside restaurant, enhancing the overall experience. Proceed to uncover the highlights of Visegrad, including the iconic Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic Bridge, an Ottoman-era marvel recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site and immortalized by the Nobel Prize-winning author Ivo Andric. Next, explore Andricgrad, a stone town inspired by the literary works and characters of Ivo Andric, boasting a diverse array of architectural styles. Concluding the tour, venture to the enchanting village of Drvengrad, adding a picturesque finale to your exploration.

From Belgrade: Tara NP & Drina river & House on the Drina

From Belgrade: Tara NP & Drina river & House on the Drina

National park Tara, the beauty among mountains, with its endlessly green and dense forests, vast meadows, lush pastures, mesmerizing lakes and breathtaking peaks, has all the attributes to steal your heart away. Viewpoint Banjska rock leaves no one indifferent and it is most photographed viewpoint in Serbia. There you will forget about your problems, you can stop and listen to the sounds of nature and give in to the charms of this intact gem. Placed on the edge of the mighty river was a scenery for many Serbian movies. Upstream there is one unique house - on the rock in the middle of Drina river. It was posted on a cover of a National Geographic magazine. House on the rock, destroyed many times by the force of river and always rebuilt, now exists in a perfect symbiosis with the surroundings. If you want to enjoy amazing places, to see unique viewpoints or if you just want to do something different in a place that is nature best work, this tour is perfect for you.

From Belgrade: Mokra Gora Sargan 8 train,Mecavnik & Zlatibor

From Belgrade: Mokra Gora Sargan 8 train,Mecavnik & Zlatibor

If you don’t believe that time travel is possible, think again. You will have a unique opportunity to experience train ride that goes through inaccessible terrain in a narrow eight-shaped railway track. The route is from the base of Tara mountain to a village called Šargan. Take a ride on the “Ćira”, a one-of-a-kind tourist museum railway. Drvengrad is our next stop where you will see enchanting ethno village made by Emir Kusturica, famous film director. In this gorgeous oasis just beside Mokra Gora, you can see authentic log cabins and enjoy traditional Serbian cuisine with a view from a hilltop "Mećavnik" Take a deep breath while visiting Zlatibor mountain. Enjoy nature next to the lake and drink coffee in one of may restaurants surrounding it. Taste local food in traditional open air market and try out typical food from western Serbia area.

From Zlatibor/Užice: Mokra Gora & Tara National Park

From Zlatibor/Užice: Mokra Gora & Tara National Park

In the morning, your #destinationserbia tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation. We will set off for Mokra Gora village, acclaimed “The Best Tourism Village in the World” by World Tourism Organization. After approximately 45 minutes of driving, we will reach our first stop – Wooden Town (Drvengrad) village. This complex represents a proper small town, with all the amenities one town needs, and it looks like it has stood in the same place for centuries – except it hasn't! The whole place was built in the last 20 years but still represents the traditional architecture of Western Serbia and is a meeting place for artists and guests from all over the world, especially during the Kustendorf film and music festival in January. After visiting Wooden Town, we will proceed to the Shargan Eight railroad. This historic railway once formed part of the route connecting Belgrade to Dubrovnik on the Adriatic coast via Sarajevo. Passengers traversed the rugged Balkan landscapes aboard these vintage carriages, immersing themselves in the natural splendor of the region. While the railway was eventually overshadowed by modernization, a 15km stretch of the line has been meticulously restored and is now one of Serbia's premier tourist attractions. Here, we embark on a nostalgic journey aboard a century-old train, marveling at the pristine beauty of Shargan and Tara National Park. Prepare to be transported back in time as we traverse this engineering marvel, soaking in the unspoiled wilderness and rich history of the region. After ride, we resume our journey, heading towards the majestic slopes of Tara mountain. Renowned as one of Serbia's five national parks, Tara stands out for its untamed wilderness, offering a glimpse into nature's unspoiled beauty. Here, the landscape remains largely untouched by human intervention, boasting lush evergreen forests that cloak its slopes and provide sanctuary to a diverse array of wildlife. Tara's biodiversity is truly remarkable, with brown bears being among its most celebrated inhabitants. With a bit of luck, we might even catch a glimpse of these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Our exploration of Tara continues as we visit the Zmajevac viewpoint, Zaovine and Spajići lakes, and, of course, Banjska Stena, the most famous viewpoint on Tara mountain. We'll also have the opportunity to see Pančićeva Omorika, a type of spruce tree unique to Tara mountain. After visiting Mitrovac village, we'll descend to Perućac lake and the Drina river. Along the way, we'll visit Vrelo river – 365m long, one for every day of the year. Finally, we'll arrive at the world-famous House on the Rock, situated in the middle of the Drina river. The photo of this house was even featured as Photo of the Month in National Geographic magazine, bringing fame to this unique place. As our journey comes to an end, we'll take you back to your accommodation.

From Zlatibor/Užice: Uvac Canyon - Private Tour

From Zlatibor/Užice: Uvac Canyon - Private Tour

In the morning, your #destinationserbia tour guide will pick you up from your accommodation, and after approximately 1 hour of driving, we'll arrive at Zlatar Lake. As the largest of three lakes created by dams on the Uvac river, Zlatar Lake is a picturesque setting with dense evergreen forests reflecting in its crystal-clear waters, offering a perfect photo opportunity to start the day. After a brief stop at Zlatar Lake, our journey continues to the Uvac Special Nature Reserve. Nestled between the Zlatar and Javor mountains, as well as the Sjenica and Nova Varoš municipalities, this protected natural park is our next destination. Here, we'll embark on a boat cruise along the meanders of the Uvac canyon. During the cruise, our guide will share stories about the canyon's most famous inhabitants, the griffon vultures, as well as tales of the traditional way of life of the shepherds who have lived here for centuries. We'll also learn about the Imperial Road that once ran through this area, connecting Dubrovnik and Constantinople. After the boat ride, we'll have the opportunity to visit the Ice Cave, named for its constant temperature of 8 degrees Celsius throughout the year. This 2.5km-long cave showcases stunning formations formed over millions of years, resembling ice-like sculptures. Next, we'll begin a hike up the canyon, lasting approximately 30 minutes, to reach the top and Veliki Vrh viewpoint. The hike is steep, so comfortable and sturdy footwear is recommended. From the viewpoint, we'll marvel at the panoramic views of the canyon and witness the majestic flight of griffon vultures. We'll take a break to refresh and indulge in a local delicacy—pancakes made of buckwheat flour filled with kajmak. Descending back to the boat, we'll cruise back to our starting point and return to our vehicle. If desired, we can stop for a lunch break at one of the local restaurants serving delicious Western Serbian cuisine. Late in the afternoon, we'll conclude our adventure and return to Zlatibor or Užice.

Serbia: Drina River House & Tara National Park Full Day Tour

Serbia: Drina River House & Tara National Park Full Day Tour

On a jam-packed day trip from Belgrade, be impressed by the House on the Drina, a famously isolated house made of logs on a river stone. Gaze at the Tara Valley, a top destination for travelers to Western Serbia. Be picked up from your accommodation in Belgrade, then head toward Western Serbia. Reach the secluded house itself and enjoy the quiet. Then head to Tara National Park, travel through dense virgin forests and experience the biodiversity of the Tara Mountains. The trip concludes on the viewing platform at the top of the mountain, which overlooks the entire Tara Valley. Find a good angle on the viewing platform and take a panoramic photo to preserve the memory of your visit.

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