“Jewels of Persia by Private Train”

This item appears on page 51 of the July 2015 issue.

15-day, 14-night rail trip through IRAN and Eastern Europe. Highlights: In Tehran, Iran, Gulestan Palace/in Mashhad, Imam Reza Shrine/ruins of Persepolis/on Akdamar Island in Lake Van, TURKEY, 10th-century Church of the Holy Cross/in Cappadocia, Goreme National Park/in Istanbul, Topkapı Palace, Bosphorus cruise/in BULGARIA, Kazanlak, Veliko Tarnovo/in Kecskemét, HUNGARY, Art Nouveau architecture, horse show. Land (based on cabin class), $15,995-$24,995 ppdo or $23,995-$42,495 single. (Itinerary and prices will change for 2016.) MIR Corporation (Seattle, WA; 206/624-7289, www.mircorp.com).