Plot Your Own Path
Traveling privately on a custom itinerary means flexibility – flexibility to immerse yourself in your own exclusive experience, to craft an itinerary around your interests, and to travel when it’s right for you.
Want to visit Star City to get an insider’s look at the Russian space program and train like a cosmonaut? How about a visit to the countryside to experience Russian dacha life at a local family’s country cottage? Need suggestions?
To get started planning a Western Russia itinerary, take a look at our suggested Private Journeys to the region – Essential Golden Ring, Essential Moscow, Essential St. Petersburg, Essential Russia –or read more about how to design your own trip.
Below are just a few examples of the signature experiences that MIR can arrange for you in Western Russia. Let them be a source of inspiration, then get in touch with one of our Private Journey Specialists to craft an itinerary that’s uniquely suited to your travel goals, budget, and style.
- Attend a ballet master class, where dancers run through their warmup routines and practice pieces from ballets.
- In Sergiev Posad, Russia’s great toy-making city, tour a workshop where nesting matrioshka dolls are painted by hand.
- Hear a private talk about the Russian space program from a cosmonaut at Moscow’s Museum of Cosmonautics.
- Take a vintage Soviet car to a kitschy, retro-Soviet café and dine with locals who share stories of life during the Soviet era.
Whether you’re looking for a compact trip that hits the highlights or something more in depth, MIR offers private itineraries that can be adapted to your choice of dates. Our itinerary, your dates – it’s a great option whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, or in a small group.