Seattle, WA (PressExposure) October 13, 2009 -- Experience the splendor of a Russian winter for less with MIR Corporation, a US-based tour operator that has been taking travelers to Russia for over 20 years. MIR is offering two ways to save on a winter tour to Russia this season:
Save up to $300 on MIR's tour to Russia Russian Winter Wonder Land: New Year's in Russia when booked by October 15, 2009. Scheduled for December 29, 2009 to January 7, 2010, this small group experience features a tour to St. Petersburg, the Golden Ring, and Moscow. Thistour to Russia unfolds with snow-blanketed streets and sleigh-rides rounding out a full-bodied holiday season replete with lights, trees and champagne. During the tour to St. Petersburg, ring in the New Year at an intimate late-night dinner in a Russian home, or opt to don gown and tux and attend the glittering Tsar's Ball* at Catherine's Palace.
*The Tsar's Ball Enter the extravagant Throne Room in Catherine's Palace, and you enter the pages of a Tolstoy novel. Tiered crystal chandeliers illuminate the polished parquet floors as an orchestra invites you to waltz at the Tsar's Ball.
Note: The Tsar's Ball is an optional event featured on MIR's Russian Winter Wonder Land tour to St. Petersburg. For ticket prices and details, email Charity Shaller at charity (at) mircorp (dot) com.
For more information on this tour to Russia, tour to St. Petersburg or Moscow or other Russia travel opportunities, please visit http://www.mircorp.com/western_russia.asp or call 800-424-7289.
Earn up to $500 in Extra Services Credit on MIR's Trans-Siberian Railroad Winter Wonder Land private rail journey, spanning eight time zones between Moscow and Vladivostok and stopping at frozen Lake Baikal in Siberia. Here you can experience traditional winter activities such as snowmobiling, a dogsled troika ride, or under-ice fishing! You can choose either to travel the:
Eastbound Trans-Siberian Railroad route (February 7-20, 2010) Features onboard lectures by BBC World Affairs Editor, John Simpson
Westbound Trans-Siberian Railroad route (February 18-March 3, 2010) Receive $500 Extra Services Credit to use for pre- or post-tour services
For more information on this Trans-Siberian Railroad tour and other train tours, please visit http://www.mircorp.com/rail_journeys.asp or call 800-424-7289.