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Which MIR Destinations are Open for Travel?

Photo credit: Martin Klimenta

Countries are gradually reopening to American travelers. For those ready to venture out soon to take advantage of this window of opportunity to explore before the crowds return, here’s a list of destinations MIR can help you get to now – or whenever you’re ready. Read more about what you can expect when traveling with MIR.

Information keeps changing and destinations keep announcing reopening plans and updating restrictions throughout the Balkans, South Caucasus, Central Asia, and beyond – and we’ll keep monitoring the requirements for the destinations we serve and talk you through the details.

Let’s chat. Give us a call at 800-424-7289, contact us online, or tell us what kind of private travel you’re into.

The Balkans


Berat, Albania.

Albania

Ancient Roots and Bright Future: a varied landscape as diverse as its inhabitants.

Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina. Photo credit: Visit Sarajevo

Bosnia & Herzegovina

Heart of the Balkans: isolated mountain villages and a rich culture blending East and West.

Dubbed “Pearl of the Adriatic,” Dubrovnik has been a Dalmatian Coast darling for centuries. Photo credit: Croatian Tourist Board

Croatia

Europe’s Little Darling: an abundance of natural beauty and historical significance.

Pristina, Kosovo. Photo credit: Michel Behar

Kosovo

A Young Nation: Enticing, Energetic and Evolving.

Old town of Perast in Montenegro. Photo credit: Peter Guttman

Montenegro

The New Riviera: Bountiful, Beautiful, Balmy.

Cobblestone street in North Macedonia. Photo credit: Michel Behar.

North Macedonia

Southeast Europe’s Balkan Crown Jewel.

Belgrade Fortress in Serbia. Photo credit: Dragan Bosnic

Serbia

New Europe’s Newest Playground: Energetic and Trendy.

Lake Bled, located in the Julian Alps in northwestern Slovenia. Photo credit: Peter Guttman

Slovenia

A small package of perfection.

The South Caucasus & Turkey


A live a cappella concert in Armenia’s Khor Virap Monastery

Armenia

A Tiny Treasure: Sacred & Secular.

Organic wines pair well with Georgian cheeses at Pheasants' Tears Winery. Photo credit: John Wurdeman

Georgia

A Slice of Paradise between Mountain and Sea. 

Aerial view of Istanbul, Turkey. Photo credit: Peter Guttman

Turkey

Where East Meets West: Magical & Mythical.

Central & East Europe


Break time: Rose pickers demonstrate a Bulgarian song and dance in this field of Kazanlashka roses. Photo credit: Michel Behar

Bulgaria

Roses and Roman Ruins.

Cobusca Noua village lavender fields. Photo credit: Cobusca Noua Village

Moldova

Waiting To Be Discovered.

Traditional methods of farming and harvesting are preserved in Romania. Photo credit: Peter Guttman

Romania

Village Life, Vampires, and Variety

Saint Sophia Cathedral, Kiev, Ukraine. Photo credit: Jessica Clark

Ukraine

A Tiny Treasure: Sacred & Secular.

Central Asia


Yurts in Son Kul, Kyrgyzstan. Photo credit: Andra Artemova

Kyrgyzstan

Unspoiled & Undiscovered: Central Asia’s Best-Kept Secret.

Young boys offer a warm welcome to Khujand's Panjshanbe Bazaar. Photo credit: Richard Fejfar

Tajikistan

Dramatic Scenery and Isolated Village Life.

Dancers in Uzbekistan. Photo credit: Lindsay Fincher

Uzbekistan

The Ultimate Silk Road Experience.

China, Mongolia & Tibet


Ger life on the Mongolian steppe.

Mongolia

Descendent of Ghengis Khan Steppe into the Future

Expected to open soon.

Last update: May 12, 2021. Given regulations are changing on a regular basis, for the latest destination details we invite you to contact us directly.

Stay in the loop

MIR travel planners are in the loop on the latest news for our destinations and are happy to answer your travel planning and destination questions anytime. Ready to talk travel?

Call us at 1-800-424-7289 or contact us online.

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