MIR Corporation Announces 2011 Uzbekistan Tour Dates

MIR Corporation Announces 2011 Uzbekistan Tour Dates

SEATTLE, WA -- MIR Corporation Announces 2011 Uzbekistan Tour Dates - More than 2,000 years ago, the great trade routes that linked Europe and China opened Central Asia to foreign cultures, customs and religions. Join a modern-day caravan on an epic journey to five of these exotic countries - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. Today MIR Corporation announces departure dates for their 5 Stans tour featuring Uzbekistan. Read More


MIR Corporation Celebrates its 25th Year of Travel

MIR Corporation Celebrates its 25th Year of Travel

SEATTLE, WA -- Cultural tour operator MIR Corporation is celebrating its 25th year of travel to St. Petersburg, Siberia, the Silk Road and beyond with a 100-page catalog of its popular trips for 2011. The company is offering five departures of its signature small-group tour to Central Asia, Journey through Central Asia: The Five 'Stans, which sold out last year, and featuring a new 20-day trip along the Silk Road called Once Forbidden Lands of Central Asia and Iran which features stops in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Iran. Read More


MIR Introduces a New Way to Travel by Luxury Train

MIR Introduces a New Way to Travel by Luxury Train

SEATTLE, WA -- MIR Corporation has announced the availability in 2010 of a new, more economical cabin option on the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express luxury train tour to Russia: New Heritage Class. This private Russian train had been limited to the ultra-chic Gold Class and Silver Class of service, providing spacious and comfortable en-suite cabins. The stylishly appointed New Heritage Class cabins feature more twin occupancy rooms with washbasin and shared shower and toilet facilities. 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


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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Introducing MIR’s Flexible Essential Trips and custom travel planners

Introducing MIR’s Flexible Essential Trips and custom travel planners

MIR Corporation, experts in travel to Russia, the Silk Road, the Trans-Siberian Railway and beyond, has developed a new planning tool for your clients who prefer to travel solo, with their family or friends. Now you can offer them the freedom to create their own completely customized journey to the crossroads of Europe and Asia, with MIR’s expert assistance. Or, select one of MIR’s streamlined Flexible Essential Trips — suggested itineraries available on a private departure basis with your client’s choice of dates. Read More


MIR’s Annie Lucas Quoted in Men’s Journal Article Recommending Travel to Uzbekistan

MIR’s Annie Lucas Quoted in Men’s Journal Article Recommending Travel to Uzbekistan

A recent article in Men’s Journal sings the praises of Uzbekistan, giving a shout-out to MIR for being a specialist in the region. The piece, “Bustling Bazaars, Ancient Cities, and the Silk Road: 10 Ways to Explore Uzbekistan,” quotes MIR Vice President Annie Lucas. Read More



Insider’s Guide to the Top 8 UNESCO Sites & Experiences in Uzbekistan

Insider’s Guide to the Top 8 UNESCO Sites & Experiences in Uzbekistan

The relatively undiscovered Central Asian country of Uzbekistan is studded not only with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, but UNESCO cultural experiences as well. With a new, reform-minded government in place, it's easier than ever to visit Uzbekistan: still relatively uncrowded with visitors, and still abounding in authenticity and open-handed hospitality. This insider's guide offers 8 breathtaking ways you can experience UNESCO treasures in Uzbekistan. Read More