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by weissdergeier
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Karakoram Highway (Pakistan) self-drive rental car
Replies: 2
Views: 1666

Re: Karakoram Highway (Pakistan) self-drive rental car

They will deliver the car to the airport for me.

Trip is coming up next week. I will report back here at the end of August.
by weissdergeier
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Pakistan E-visa Q&A
Replies: 100
Views: 29083

Re: Pakistan e-visa and VOA Q&A

their own website states that a hotel reservation is sufficient for individual tourists. Thanks for your report! For how many days did you book the hotel? For all the visa's duration or only the first few days were sufficent? I only booked it for 2 days and mentioned that I will stay in guesthouses...
by weissdergeier
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Pakistan E-visa Q&A
Replies: 100
Views: 29083

Re: Pakistan e-visa and VOA Q&A

Here is my e-visa report since it may be of interest for others. I am a EU citizen living and working in another EU country. I applied online, uploading a proof of of address (tax bill) and a hotel booking from bookings.com. After a day I received an email requiring me to provide a letter of invitat...
by weissdergeier
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Karakoram Highway (Pakistan) self-drive rental car
Replies: 2
Views: 1666

Karakoram Highway (Pakistan) self-drive rental car

I am planning to self drive the Karakoram Highway this August and have found Royal Car Rentals in Islamabad to rent out 4x4 at a reasonable rate of 8000 PKR per day without driver. Alternatively Hertz offers cars for self-drive however no 4x4. My questions: Has anybody heard of or rented with Royal ...
by weissdergeier
Mon Aug 27, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Kyzylart - Bor Dobo border crossing (Murghab-Sary Tash)
Replies: 46
Views: 25712

Re: Sary Tash-Murghab border crossing

Crossed in August 2018 from Kyrgyzstan to Tajikistan. Kyrgyzstan was inefficient but easy, done in about 30 min. Tajikistan was a 5 step process. Step 1: Passport and visa check. Everything was written into a big book by hand. Step 2: Veterinarian and health check. Had to pay 90 Somoni (or 900 Som o...