MIR News and Views: February 2010

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MIR Corporation Custom Trip Featured in Luxury Magazine, Caviar Affair

Check out the pure indulgence of a luxurious tour that MIR handcrafted for Caviar Affair, a high-end lifestyle magazine. The custom, private tour featured the riches of Russia and Ukraine, and the itinerary led the authors from magnificent Moscow through the lavish palaces of St. Petersburg and on to Golden Kiev. (more)

Special Offers and Ideas for Private, Custom Travel to Russia

Russia’s tourism infrastructure has been improving by leaps and bounds in the past few years.Ê Challenge us to find you a super-fast train, an ultra-cheap flight or a five star hotel give-away in Russia, and watch us come through for you. MIR has specialized in Russia from its beginning in 1986. (more)

Space Travel: As Close as it Gets

Join an exclusive exploration of modern Russian space travel. Enjoy access to VIP viewing areas and rub shoulders with top engineers, military and press in the inner sanctum of the Russian Space Program. Witness a live lift-off of the Soyuz spacecraft at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Later, back in Moscow, find yourself at Mission Control as the Soyuz docks with the International Space Station.Ê Departures are available in June, September and December 2010.Ê (more)

Best Place to Hear Throat-Singing

A remote region in the Russian Federation, Tuva has maintained its rural traditions and its cultural ties to Mongolia, including throat-singing, the eerie-sounding technique of producing more than one vocal tone at a time. MIR’s small group tour, Siberian Odyssey: Legends of Tuva, Lake Baikal and Buryatia, takes you to the heart of Tuva, where throat-singers are almost venerated. (more)

Ways to Travel the Silk Route in 2010

The 2010 departures MIR’s popular 21-day Five ‘Stans tours are quickly filling up, but space is still available on our May 11 (with popular tour leader Michel Behar) and October 19 departures. Three departures of the 21-day tour have already sold out! (view a slideshow)

Don’t have 21 days for the Silk Road? Check out our 15-day Silk Route Odyssey: Caravan Across Uzbekistan featuring the highlights of the Silk Road, with two departures: May 29 and September 25. (view a slideshow)

Visit our Silk Route webpage or download MIR’s brochure for all the ways to travel the Silk Route.


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