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by Simone
Mon Aug 17, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: multiple tourist visa for armenia
Replies: 1
Views: 1587

multiple tourist visa for armenia

Hi, I have searched previous posts and the caravanistan page but couldn't find anything relating to this: my husband and I are currently in Iran and planning to go to Georgia next. We have just come from armenia, so he (australian) has already had a single entry tourist visa - can we transit armenia...
by Simone
Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Almaty hiking in border areas -
Replies: 3
Views: 2869

Almaty hiking in border areas -

Hi everyone, seems that a new law was passed last year but has not been enforced until last week, banning tourists from going to areas within 25 kms of the border, including places like Big Almaty Lake, Charyn Canyon, Kolsay and Kaindy Lakes and possibly Medeu and Shymbulak without a special permit....
by Simone
Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:43 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Tashkent to Shymkent border crossing Q&A
Replies: 48
Views: 18398

Chernaevka border crossing

We crossed from Shymkent - Tashkent at Chernaevka. 1. Shymkent - Chernaevka. When trains arrive there are plenty of taxi drivers looking for Chernaevka. You can either go with them or go to the Staryi Avtovoksal which is very close to the train station (a taxi should not cost more than 200 tenge - m...
by Simone
Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmen transit visa refused in Almaty
Replies: 1
Views: 1969

Turkmen transit visa refused in Almaty

We applied for the Turkmen transit visa at the Embassy in Almaty. We had an application form from the internet filled in and ready to go, but he wouldn't accept that one - needed a form that he provided, and we filled it in, together with a separate form, 2 passport photos and colour photos of the f...