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Which MIR Destinations are Open for Travel?

Photo credit: Martin Klimenta

Countries are gradually reopening to vaccinated 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, Baltics, 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 Baltics


Estonia’s UNESCO-listed red-roofed capital, Tallinn. Photo credit: Jaak Kadak

Estonia

Baltic Sea Beauty

Named a Soviet Socialist Republic in 1940, Latvia regained its independence in 1990. Photo credit: Peter Guttman

Latvia

Amber and Art Nouveau

14th-century Trakai Castle, built on an island in Lake Galve. Photo credit: Lithuanian State Department of Tourism

Lithuania

The Best of Old and New Europe Combined

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

A view of Prague, Czech Republic, from Strahov monastery. Photo credit: Martin Klimenta

Czech Republic

Hip and Historic: Cobbled Streets and Contemporary Culture

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

Moldova

Waiting To Be Discovered

Poland’s royal city, Krakow. Photo credit: Martin Klimenta

Poland

New Europe Success Story

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

Russia


Just outside St. Basil’s stands the 1818 monument to “Citizen Minin and Prince Pozharsky, Grateful Russia” for their heroics in liberating Moscow in 1612. Photo credit: Douglas Grimes

Western Russia

Onion Domes, Imperial Palaces, and an Enduring Culture

Bread and Salt Greeting, Ulan Ude, Russia. Photo credit: Martin Klimenta

Siberia & The Russian Far East

Where Steppe Culture Meets Tundra & Taiga

The South Caucasus & Turkey


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

Armenia

A Tiny Treasure: Sacred & Secular

Baku’s Old Town with a backdrop of new modern construction. Photo credit: Martin Klimenta

Azerbaijan

Petroglyphs and Petro-Dollars

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.

Last update: July 27, 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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