Two MIR Corporation Tours featured in new adventure travel book, Riding the Hula Hula to the Arctic Ocean

Two MIR Corporation Tours featured in new adventure travel book, Riding the Hula Hula to the Arctic Ocean

Riding the Hula Hula to the Arctic Ocean, by well-traveled authors Don Mankin & Shannon Stowell, offers advice and anecdotes about some of the world’s most interesting destinations, including two of MIR’s tours.

Journey Through Central Asia: The Five ‘Stans and the Trans-Siberian Classic Route by Private Train were selected by the Adventure Travel Trade Association as two of the 26 tours highlighted in the book.

Journey Through Central Asia: The Five ‘Stans
Discover a corner of the world little known to Western travelers, journeying along the ancient Silk Road through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. Stop at beautiful alpine Lake Issyk-kul before heading to Uzbekistan to admire the unparalleled majesty of Samarkand’s Registan. Shop for pottery and carpets in Turkmenistan’s Tolkuchka Bazaar and visit the ruins of Merv, one of the largest cities in the world for a brief period in the 12th century.

Trans-Siberian Classic Route by Private Train 
Traverse the wide expanse of Russia on this private train tour from Moscow to Vladivostok or the reverse. Roll across 6,000 miles, with expert guides leading the group during train stops in stunning Siberia, fascinating Mongolia, and exciting Western Russia.

 (Top photo credit: Kyrgyz Concept)

PUBLISHED: May 9, 2008