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by Alex&Craki
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Shavat-Dashoguz border crossing report
Replies: 26
Views: 11063

Re: Shavat-Dashoguz border crossing report

We took this border by bicycle on 20/06/2018. We are a French couple. All was actually very smooth. On the Turkmen side we had to fill a custom form where we only mentionned we had personal bags and only 100$. Then we went through the usual Xrays for the luggages (we clearly said the bike wouldn't f...
by Alex&Craki
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Q&A: Door to Hell
Replies: 88
Views: 26078

Re: Q&A: Door to Hell

We experimented the Door to Hell only by train with a bicycle. We wanted to take the train from Ashgabat to Daşoguz with our tandem bicycle and stopping over in Darvaza. We bought ticket from Ashgabat to Içoguz (Darvaza station) and had to buy Ashgabat to Daşoguz since no ticket exists for Içoguz to...
by Alex&Craki
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Report: Tehran, Chinese VIsa
Replies: 86
Views: 32845

Re: Report: Tehran, Chinese VIsa

Couple of French got also double entry, 60d each with 3 months validity. We had to provide hotels bookings and complete itinerary for the full stay in China (110 days on our fake itinerary) and of course 4 planes tickets. We also brought insurance and account extract, which they briefly looked at. F...
by Alex&Craki
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Tehran
Replies: 122
Views: 53062

Re: Turkmenistan Transit Visa in Tehran

Turkmen visa granted for us too. Couple of French cyclists. Asked on the 23rd of May. Got the answer by phone on the 5th of june (waited 10 days) Asked for entry in Howdan and exit in Dashoguz. We mentioned we were travelling by bicycle and train in the country. Letter was handwritten (I think it it...

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