MIR Corporation Offers 8 Ways to Travel the Silk Route

MIR Corporation Offers 8 Ways to Travel the Silk Route

SEATTLE, WA -- Traverse the Silk Route just as the early merchants did, concentrating on a single region or experiencing as much of the route as possible. Below MIR Corporation has detailed 8 unique ways to travel the Silk Road, taking routes as diverse as the old caravan trails and the people who traveled them. For more information or to book your spot call us at 1-800-424-7289 or email info(at)mircorp(dot)com. Read More



MIR Announces Fall Tours

MIR Announces Fall Tours

SEATTLE, WA - While travelers might find themselves in the midst of the scorching heat wave of July, autumn will be here in no time and trudging through the "dog days" of summer is easier when there is an exciting adventure to look forward to in the fall. Whether riding a camel over a desert dune, sampling exotically-spiced delicacies and robust wine, traveling in style through Russia's imperial splendor, or experiencing the flourishing New Europe, MIR Corporation has something to offer every travel enthusiast. Read More


MIR Corporation Featuring Iran Tour Manager’s Travel Log

MIR Corporation Featuring Iran Tour Manager’s Travel Log

SEATTLE, WA -- One of MIR Corporation's most highly acclaimed tour managers recently kept a travel log about his latest foray into Iran on MIR's Cultural Series tour, Ancient Persia: Modern Iran. Michel Behar, multi-lingual Dutchman and long-time MIR tour manager, blogged from the road as he led a group of travelers on a circular route that takes in Iran's finest treasures, from the World Heritage Sites of ancient Persepolis to Isfahan's UNESCO-listed Imam Square. Read More


MIR Announces Central Asia Tour Dates

MIR Announces Central Asia Tour Dates

SEATTLE, WA -- MIR Corporation Announces 2011 Central Asia Tour Dates - The countries of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran are woven together like the burnished threads of a fine Persian carpet. From earliest recorded history, these lands have exchanged rulers, architecture, art and religion. Explore the dazzling bazaars and extravagant desert architecture along the byways of the old Silk Road between Tashkent and Tehran on this Central Asian Tour. Read More



Consummate travelers partner with MIR to create far-ranging journeys for the very well traveled

Consummate travelers partner with MIR to create far-ranging journeys for the very well traveled

What makes a great traveler?

 Wanderlust, a sense of adventure, unquenchable curiosity, unlimited energy, determination – and good connections.
 MIR Corporation's extensive connections at the crossroads of Europe and Asia are a wellspring of opportunity for seasoned travelers. Seasoned traveler Bill Altaffer, a travel company owner and photographer who was declared the World’s Most Traveled Person in 2005, has sought out MIR for quite a few inventive itineraries. In August of 2009, Altaffer and fellow adventurers will cruise down Siberia’s Yenesei River past the Arctic Circle and on to Arctic ports that few westerners have glimpsed. Read More


MIR’s Flexible Essential Trips offer value and flexibility for independent travelers

MIR’s Flexible Essential Trips offer value and flexibility for independent travelers

MIR Corporation, a company that specializes in journeys at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, including destinations such as Russia, Central Asia and Iran, offers Flexible Essential Trips that provide travellers access to exciting destinations at a great value. Flexible Essential Trips are suggested itineraries available on a private departure basis with the travelers’ choice of dates. These trips are perfect as brief overviews of a country or as effortless extensions to MIR’s small group tours. Read More


MIR Corporation adds a travel log about Iran

MIR Corporation adds a travel log about Iran

In April of 2008, MIR Tour Specialist Meaghan Samuels accompanied her clients on MIR’s Ancient Persia, Modern Iran small group tour. MIR Corporation is featuring her travel log on their website, www.mircorp.com. Meaghan’s journey begins in Tehran, Iran’s buzzing capital, where she visits museums bursting with ancient Persian artifacts, and reflects on the youthful population of the country. From there she travels north to Masuleh Village, where pistachio fields stretch out before her and she relaxes in a local teashop. Read More


Nobody does the Silk Road like MIR

Nobody does the Silk Road like MIR

Silk, a rich, shimmering fabric in colors never before seen by the western world: to catch a glimpse of it was to covet it. Markets sprang up clamoring for it, and the traders of China set out on their arduous treks to supply this demand. Travel along these ancient trade routes with MIR. Nobody does it better. 
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