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

  • An article about Nukus, the city’s critically acclaimed Karakalpak Museum of Art and the “Desert of Forbidden Art” film was posted on the BBC.com travel blog. It explains the documentary’s premise in addition to including mention of ways one can visit Nukus and the museum with MIR. In particular, two of MIR’s regular catalog tours now include visits to Nukus with curator-led tours to the S...

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What People are Saying

  • “Being in the high pastures of Kyrgyzstan, where the herders bring their livestock for summer grazing. The horses were beautiful. It was a treat to see them running free in the lush grass.”

    - R. Miner , Ashland, OR
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