MIR Corporation – the name means "peace" and "world" in Russian – is an award-winning tour company that has been specializing in creative, culturally immersive small group, custom and private journeys along the Silk Route, the Trans-Siberian Railway, to Russia and beyond, since 1986. Read More

Why Choose MIR

MIR offers you the best of both worlds: all the assurances of working with a more than 25-year-old American based travel company staffed by experts with first-hand destination expertise; plus all the benefits of on-site quality control from the MIR affiliated field offices located in Western Russia, Siberia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. There's no other American tour outfitter that deals exclusively with this slice of the globe, and none with more first-hand experience, stronger on-the-ground contacts, or more affection for the region.

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Press & Awards

  • MIR’s tours to Iran are mentioned in a roundup of “forbidden” destinations in the Columbus Dispatch Travel Section. Although travel to Iran is safe and legal, disputes between its government and the U.S. government may discourage travelers from putting it on their itineraries. A big mistake, because Iran is the home of one of the world’s oldest and richest cultures, with archeological, architec...

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What People are Saying

  • “My overwhelming impression was of a fascinating and troublesome part of the world which the trip helped me to understand. I enjoyed Georgia and Armenia – their troubled history and culture. They were beautiful, as well with charming and hospitable inhabitants. Cultural history of paramount to me and the Caucasus is an interesting part of the world now, geopolitically as well as historically.”

    - J. Marshall , New York, NY
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