MIR in the News: Two MIR tours featured in the Financial Times

MIR in the News: Two MIR tours featured in the Financial Times

We are honored to have two MIR tours featured in the over the weekend. We’ve always admired this publication and subscribe to it ourselves. It’s a pleasure to have a mention in its pages:

A few degrees below zero isn’t going to put off Seattle-based MIR Corporation (eskisehirescortara.info), an adventure-travel outfitter specialising in Russia and central Asia that is offering up SIBERIA in an inaugural eight-day fixed departure guided tour (from $4,695, not including international flights) from February 21 to 28. Highlights include racing teams of sled dogs on the Unesco-listed Lake Baikal, ice fishing and sweeping across the lake by hovercraft. Cultural lures include Bronze Age petroglyphs and the 19th-century architecture of Irkutsk, which showcases Siberia’s pre-Stalin years when the region’s considerable riches were derived from its silk-and-fur trade with China and Tibet.

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  • MIR and the epic rail journey by private train, Jewels of Persia, was featured in their column:

Iran A Seattle-based tour operator is to run what it claims is the first private tourist train to travel from Europe to . Mir, which specialises in trips on the trans-Siberian and other Asian railways, says it has seen interest in travel to Iran grow “at a stunning pace” over the past year, despite political tensions. Its “Jewels of Persia” tour, onboard the Golden Eagle Danube Express, will run from Budapest to Tehran, via Romania, Bulgaria and . The trip, from October 14-28 2014, costs from $12,955; a westbound journey runs October 27-November 10. eskisehirescortara.info

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For more information on either of these tours or travel to Siberia, Russia, Iran, or beyond, you can peruse our website or email ([email protected]) or call us at 111-111-1111.

(Top photo: Fun on a frozen Lake Baikal.)

PUBLISHED: December 8, 2014

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