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by kiwiot
Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:55 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Border crossing Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan (Isfara-Batken)
Replies: 34
Views: 13718

Re: Border crossing Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan (Isfara-Batken)

Boney. Biking from Osh and to Tajikistan is not an issue at all. Did it last week. There is a check point 100km from Osh where you will be guided to an unfinished but smooth dirt road to the left. This is a steady climb and then down around the enclave area. You will come into a town at the end of t...
by kiwiot
Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:37 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: GBAO situation - 2014 [locked]
Replies: 53
Views: 26417

Re: GBAO current situation

GBAO's are not being handed out in Dushanbe again ?! There are 8-10 travelers here all in the same boat. Trying to go through an agent. As of Mon 22nd
by kiwiot
Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:09 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Border crossing Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan (Isfara-Batken)
Replies: 34
Views: 13718

Re: Border crossing Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan (Isfara-Batken)

Hi Karol,

Apparantly GBAO's are back in Bishkek, however my wife and I (cycling) had already left. We are going to cycle from Osh to Dushanbe tomorrow avoiding the enclaves so I will post info and GPS route once we have done it
by kiwiot
Mon Jun 09, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: GBAO current situation
Replies: 23
Views: 12846

Re: GBAO current situation

Dushanbe stopped handing out GBAO permits today for the rest of the week so I doubt its possible to get one in Tashkent
by kiwiot
Mon Jun 09, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: GBAO situation - 2014 [locked]
Replies: 53
Views: 26417

Re: GBAO current situation

Dushanbe stopped handing out GBAO permits today for the rest of the week so I doubt its possible to get one in Tashkent
by kiwiot
Mon Jun 09, 2014 10:28 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Tajik visa in Bishkek
Replies: 52
Views: 17730

Re: Tajikistan Visa Report in Bishkek

Latest news from Dushanbe - Stopped issuing GBAO permits as of today for the week. Got a confirmation of this from another cyclist living in Dushanbe "Indeed, the situation is a bit unstable these days. It was ok last week and then, I just learnt that they stopped delivering permits this mornin...
by kiwiot
Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:19 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: GBAO current situation
Replies: 23
Views: 12846

Re: GBAO current situation

Definitely a NO on the GBAO in Bishkek, Kyrgysztan. Rang this morning to check. Lady does said maybe 2 weeks but has no clue either. She said we have to go to Dushanbe to get it.
by kiwiot
Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:19 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: GBAO situation - 2014 [locked]
Replies: 53
Views: 26417

Re: GBAO current situation

Definitely a NO on the GBAO in Bishkek, Kyrgysztan. Rang this morning to check. Lady does said maybe 2 weeks but has no clue either. She said we have to go to Dushanbe to get it.
by kiwiot
Thu Jun 05, 2014 5:11 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Tajik visa in Bishkek
Replies: 52
Views: 17730

Re: Tajikistan Visa Report in Bishkek

rb30e - Here is one option for ya. Get a Tajik multiple visa in Bishkek. Costs an extra $10 US. Either drive it with the route Dushanbe->Khorog->Murgub->Osh and then back to Dushanbe or Drive to Dushanbe and then back to Osh. Extra driving but still doable I guess. Visa took 20 minutes to get here. ...
by kiwiot
Wed Jun 04, 2014 6:57 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Tajik visa in Bishkek
Replies: 52
Views: 17730

Re: Tajikistan Visa Report in Bishkek

As of the 4th of June 2014 the Tajik embassy in Bishkek is NOT issuing GBAO permits. We got our visa and the lady said we would have to get our permit in Dushanbe

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