MIR Corporation announces new ways to explore in 2009

MIR Corporation announces new ways to explore in 2009

2009 brings four new exciting opportunities to travel with MIR Corporation, a company that specializes in trips at the crossroads of Europe and Asia. Travelers can choose from an array of scheduled small group active and cultural tours and sophisticated private rail journeys, or create their own custom-crafted private adventure. MIR Corporation gives adventurers the chance to go deep, far and wide across Russia, China, Mongolia, and the Silk Road on these imaginative scheduled group tour itineraries:

  • Behind Closed Doors: Russian Exile & Intrigue is an in-depth study of some of czarist Russia’s and the Soviet Union’s most clandestine habits.  Range from Red Square, where Lenin still lies in state, to a former gulag on remote Solovetsky Island, and to St. Petersburg, a resplendent setting for czarist intrigue and revolutionary fervor.
  • The Great Silk Road Across China & Uzbekistan is a far-ranging 19-day exploration of Western China and Central Asia, a region rich with layers of Chinese, Turkic, Indian and Persian cultures
  • Trans-Siberian Express Between Beijing & Moscow is a fascinating yet relaxing overview of China, Mongolia, Siberia and Western Russia aboard the Tsar’s Gold train.
  • Arctic Circle by Steam Train
    A 4,200 mile journey – 75% of which is steam-hauled – through the Russian “White Nights” from Moscow to the Arctic Circle and back again featuring special guest speaker Paul Theroux, travel writer and novelist.

MIR’s 2009 full catalog of tour offerings is available now. To view the full lineup of journeys online, visit the website at www.mircorp.com for the complete rundown. The full lineup of Central Asia journeys is also back by popular demand.

Many of the tours to these fascinating destinations sold out in 2008, and space is already going fast for 2009. Call 1-800-424-7289 or email Charity Shaller at charity@mircorp.com for availability and reservations today.

PUBLISHED: January 12, 2009