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by jennifer
Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:55 am
Forum: Uzbekistan
Topic: Exchanging money on arrival at airport
Replies: 2
Views: 2055

Exchanging money on arrival at airport

Hi. I'll be flying into Tashkent and planning to get the bus into town. It seems the only way to do that is to exchange money at the official rate at the airport, so I can pay for the bus. Is there something I'm missing? And is the bus fine to take, or is there a reason to consider a taxi? Thanks.
by jennifer
Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:22 am
Forum: Other transport
Topic: Urgench airport to Khiva at night?
Replies: 3
Views: 3275

Urgench airport to Khiva at night?

I fly into Tashkent on July 1, but my destination is Khiva, since I am actually eastbound on this trip. There is a flight to Urgench that lands at 21:00 the same day, and I am wondering if it is possible and relatively easy to get to Khiva from the airport that night as a single female traveller. I ...
by jennifer
Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:08 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Baku to Urgench options - via Aktau or Tashkent?
Replies: 6
Views: 2783

Re: Baku to Urgench options - via Aktau or Tashkent?

Thanks for the updates everyone. I decided to go with a flight that lands in Tashkent. I'd like to get a flight the same day to Urgench, but it arrives at 9pm. Do you know if it would be possible to get a lift to Khiva that night?
by jennifer
Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:25 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Baku to Urgench options - via Aktau or Tashkent?
Replies: 6
Views: 2783

Re: Baku to Urgench options - via Aktau or Tashkent?

Update - Nukus seems to be a better option from Aktau by train. Not as looong, and would be happy to see it. Found the train on bahn.de, but still wondering if it will be available when I try to buy the tickets one day in advance? Or should I detour through Tashkent?
by jennifer
Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:10 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Baku to Urgench options - via Aktau or Tashkent?
Replies: 6
Views: 2783

Baku to Urgench options - via Aktau or Tashkent?

Hi. I am flying to Baku on Sunday (June 26) and was just denied my Turkmen transit visa, for a flight that was on Wednesday next week (June 29). My plan was to go from Turkmenistan to Urgench (Khiva) and I'd still like to start my Uzbek adventure there, as I will be moving east towards Almaty and al...