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by boats.and.bikes
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: China travel sharing
Topic: China Crossing: Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan | September 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 3780

Re: China Crossing: Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan | September 2017

Hi Chris and Noah!!!

Did you get anything sorted??? Im trying to find people who want get a 'group' (min of 2) visa for china and into Pakistan. Message me if this is of any interest!

Rae
by boats.and.bikes
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:07 am
Forum: Travel sharing
Topic: China and KKH (Karakoram), Pakistan
Replies: 1
Views: 439

China and KKH (Karakoram), Pakistan

Looking for travel buddies for cycle/backpack/hitch/bus from either Tajikistan or Kyrgyzstan through China (will need to enter, exit and travel together from which ever border to Tashkurgan) and then into Pakistan .... Been having issues with visas and want to try to get a group (min of 2) visa for ...
by boats.and.bikes
Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Overlaid from Pakistan to iran
Replies: 7
Views: 1047

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!!!
Rae
by boats.and.bikes
Sat May 27, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Registration Kazakhstan not required anymore?
Replies: 21
Views: 6745

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
Thu May 25, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: China travel sharing
Topic: China Crossing: Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan | September 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 3780

Re: China Crossing: Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan | September 2017

Hi!! I'm in the process of arranging visas but hoping to be on the Karakorum in September this year!! I'm cycling and you mention in one post that you are one car and 4 bikes ... If they are non motorised like mine can that become 5 bikes! Depending on the dates!!! If it sounds possible let's talk s...
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: 1
Views: 643

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: 835

Border crossing times for Kazakhstan/Russia border Zhezkent

Hi!!

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: 579

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!!

Enjoy!!

Rae
by boats.and.bikes
Fri Mar 03, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Mongolian visa Beijing
Replies: 2
Views: 1157

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...

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