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by boats.and.bikes
Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Overland from Pakistan to iran
Replies: 7
Views: 2975

Re: Overlaid from Pakistan to iran

Hi!!! I was told by tour operstors in March this year that a NOC was required for Gilgit Baltistan area and duly obtained one. I have had and continue to have difficulty in getting my visa but this is not related to the NOC. Just giving my info!!!
by boats.and.bikes
Sat May 27, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Kazakhstan registration Q&A
Replies: 37
Views: 17615

Re: Registration Kazakhstan not required anymore?

For Information ... My recent experience. UK passport holder, one stamp on migration card, visit to Almaty OVIR and advised that 1 or 2 stamps is irrelevant, registration was not needed (in Kazakhstan on 30 day visa free scheme), passed through border into Kyrgyzstan this afternoon , with backup ema...
by boats.and.bikes
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Tsagaannuur - Tashanta crossing reports [Russia - Mongolia]
Replies: 11
Views: 4023

Tsagaannuur - Tashanta crossing reports [Russia - Mongolia]

For Information on entry to Russian Altai Region from Mongolia ... Tashanta border zone. On entering the border area and having my passport and visa checked I received a 2.5hr 'chat' (interrogation) with cups of tea about my cycling, time in Turkey, time in China, who my friends were, do I have link...
by boats.and.bikes
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Border crossing times for Kazakhstan/Russia border Zhezkent
Replies: 1
Views: 3097

Border crossing times for Kazakhstan/Russia border Zhezkent


Does anyone have any knowledge of border crossing times and days for the Kazakhstan Russia border of Zhezkent??? If not I will operate on the weekdays 9-5 assumption but that will lose me 2 days unfortunately ... Any news or info gratefully received.. :D Rae
by boats.and.bikes
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Altai hiking in May?
Replies: 2
Views: 1542

Re: Altai hiking in May?

Hi Chris,

I have just cycled down the M52 .. Chusky Tract (sp?) From Mongolia to Barnaul ... It was stunning down to Gorno-Altaysk but consider getting the tick vaccination and any repellant that works for them..They are everywhere!!


by boats.and.bikes
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Mongolian visa Beijing
Replies: 4
Views: 3559

Re: Mongolian embassy report and question

:D Re Mongolian Embassy Beijing. British passport holder - 30 day requested and issued I unwittingly went to apply for a 30 day tourist visa the day before the embassy shut for Mongolian New Year (27 Feb to 6 March). On arriving and seeing the printed note I felt utterly deflated but on asking the v...