Born and raised in the ancient city of Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Jamshid is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable person who is familiar with every corner of Uzbekistan and extremely well versed in the other Central Asian ‘Stan countries of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan. Fluent in English, Russian, Uzbek, and Farsi, Jamshid spent several months in the U.S. as an intern with the Mississippi Consortium for International Development. He has been a tour manager for MIR for more than 15 years, and is well versed in the history and traditions of the Silk Road and beyond. Jamshid also leads MIR tours across throughout the Middle East, including to the destinations of Oman, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Iraq including Kurdistan, and Iran. Clients enjoy his buoyant personality and his wholehearted engagement with each tour he leads.