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by WRPT
Tue Jul 18, 2023 7:24 am
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: 3 Horses plus equipment (e.g. saddles, pack saddle, saddle bags etc) for sale end of July (near Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan)
Replies: 0
Views: 1743

3 Horses plus equipment (e.g. saddles, pack saddle, saddle bags etc) for sale end of July (near Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan)

Hello all My partner and I will be selling our 3 fantastic horses plus equipment (saddles, pack saddle, saddle bags etc - everything thing needed for a horse trek) at the end of July near Bishkek/Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan. We hired an expert to help us purchase the horses and have all the equipment made ne...
by WRPT
Sun Jun 25, 2023 4:40 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: China - Kyrgyzstan: Torugart or Irkeshtam pass?
Replies: 16
Views: 8671

Re: China - Kyrgyzstan: Torugart or Irkeshtam pass?

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=955&start=40

Page 5 might help!

If you can travel on a Thursday there is a bus from Osh to Kashgar - which will be a lot cheaper if you are travelling by yourself (unless you manage to hitch or find people to share a taxi with).
by WRPT
Sun Jun 25, 2023 4:20 pm
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Buying maps in Kyrgyzstan/Bishkek
Replies: 7
Views: 6502

Re: Buying maps in Kyrgyzstan/Bishkek

You can get your maps from this place located in Bishkek:
https://realcom.kg/
They also sell navigation systems.
I bought some maps from here just 1 week ago.
by WRPT
Sat Jun 17, 2023 10:53 am
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Portable solar panel Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - where can I buy?
Replies: 2
Views: 1747

Re: Portable solar panel Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - where can I buy?

Thanks! Managed to buy one from a shop called Lesha which I hope will do the job. Will test it out over the next few days before setting off into the wilds!
by WRPT
Tue Jun 13, 2023 2:28 pm
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Portable solar panel Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - where can I buy?
Replies: 2
Views: 1747

Portable solar panel Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan - where can I buy?

Hello all

Anyone know where I can buy a portable solar panel in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan?

If not - has anyone ordered such equipment into the country? If so, from what website?

Thanks!

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by WRPT
Mon Jun 12, 2023 8:20 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: China-Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan border crossing
Replies: 5
Views: 1552

Re: China-Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan border crossing

Unfortunately, we had to fly from Thailand to Imphal, Manipur in India (near the border of Myanmar). We then went to Nepal hoping to via via Tibet but couldn’t get the permit because of the 4 person minimum rule - so we went back to India and via Pakistan. We were able to get our China visas in Kath...
by WRPT
Mon Jun 12, 2023 5:56 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Irkeshtam Pass: Kyrgyzstan (Osh - Sary Tash) to China (Kashgar)
Replies: 83
Views: 30379

Re: Irkeshtam Pass: Kyrgyzstan (Osh - Sary Tash) to China (Kashgar)

Hello all Posted this in another thread but figured worth posting here also. I am currently travelling from Kashgar (China) to Osh (Kyrgyzstan). There is a a direct bus service (for foreigners and locals alike) every Monday (I.e. once a a week)! It costs 595 Yuan per person. It’s not a fancy bus and...
by WRPT
Mon Jun 12, 2023 2:32 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: China-Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan border crossing
Replies: 5
Views: 1552

Re: China-Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan border crossing

Hello all Posted this in another thread but figured worth posting here also. I am currently travelling from Kashgar (China) to Osh (Kyrgyzstan). There is a a direct bus service (for foreigners and locals alike) every Monday (I.e. once a a week)! It costs 595 Yuan per person. It’s not a fancy bus and...
by WRPT
Mon Jun 12, 2023 2:22 am
Forum: China travel sharing
Topic: China (Kashgar) to Kyrgyzstan (Osh) via Irkeshtam Pass on 12 June
Replies: 2
Views: 1910

Re: China (Kashgar) to Kyrgyzstan (Osh) via Irkeshtam Pass on 12 June

Hello

No sorry I cannot - I’ve been travelling independently.

Good luck!