Two MIR Corporation Tours Named in Outpost Magazine’s "Global Travel Guide"
Two of MIR’s tours have received special mention in Outpost Magazine‘s 2009 annual Global Travel Guide. MIR’s Siberia, Mongolia & Tuva: Ancient Songs & Storiesand From Mongola to Moscow: A Trans-Siberian Railway Adventure are both named as one of the “Top 123 – Our Picks For Some Plum Trips, Treks And Voluntours.”
Siberia, Mongolia & Tuva: Ancient Songs & Stories
During the 16-day journey, travelers explore the remote Russian region of Tuva, where throat-singers and shamans demonstrate their skills; take a boat ride on UNESCO-listed Lake Baikal in Siberia, spending a night in a lakeside lodge; and travel the back roads between the lake and Mongolia, where they conclude their journey on the rolling steppe. Read the Outpost article.
From Mongola to Moscow: A Trans-Siberian Railway Adventure
Starting off in Ulaanbaatar, travelers ride on regularly scheduled Trans-Siberian trains over a dramatic and variegated route that offers limitless opportunities to meet the diverse local people – Mongol, Buryat and Russian. Highlights of the 15-day tour include experiencing the rolling green hills and nomadic traditions of Mongolia, Siberia’s UNESCO-listed Lake Baikal and endless taiga forest en route to the booming capital, Moscow. Read the Outpost article.
(Top photo credit: Martin Klimenta)
PUBLISHED: January 7, 2009