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by murg
Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Qalai Khumb accommodation Q&A
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: Qalai Khumb accommodation Q&A

We stayed in Guesthouse Roma, as well as a travel group on a booked jeep tour did. It is very easy to find. Follow the main road, direction Langar. Take the first street to the right after crossing the bridge. The guesthouse is located about 50 metres, right side. You can even see it on the pic on t...
by murg
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Letter of invitation to China?
Replies: 4
Views: 2281

Re: Government-issued invitation letter required for Chinese Visa?

Hi there,

The Letter of Invitation (LOI) has to be issued by a Chinese Tourist Agency that is accredited by the Chinese Government.

It contains dates, hotel names, cities to be visited and - most important a red stamp.

Hope that helps
by murg
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: China
Topic: China Transit as Selfdriver - Kashgar New Land Travel Agency
Replies: 3
Views: 3052

Re: China Transit as Selfdriver - Kashgar New Land Travel Agency

Hi self-drivers ;) I want to add our 'chinese odysee' We are 2 gernans riding two German licensed motorbikes. The agency of our choice was Tibetmoto. It's run by a German guy and apparently (according to their website) official partner of BMW. Before the trip. All questions answered very detailed. H...
by murg
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Driving through Uzbekistan - time limit?
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: Driving through Uzbekistan - time limit?

Tasha96 wrote:We're driving a UAZ 452 (Buhanka) so our speed is a bit limited, haha


...at least you don't have to be afraid of the potholed stretch around Bukhara & the130 km towards the border ;)

Happy & Safe travelling
by murg
Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Driving through Uzbekistan - time limit?
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: Driving through Uzbekistan - time limit?

Hi there You can easily drive from city to city in one day: Samarkand - Buchara - Nukus. We did so, just the other direction I'd recommend to travel Nukus - Moynaq, then stay at the yurt camp. End of the main road, sign, to the right. From Moynaq you can go to Beyneu. This will be a very long trip o...
by murg
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Sary Tash guesthouse reviews
Replies: 4
Views: 3298

Re: Sary Tash guesthouse reviews

Stayed at Pamirextreme this May.
Nice place - great host.
Can confirm everything said.
by murg
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: time of travel and get car back from Pakistan
Replies: 4
Views: 754

Re: time of travel and get car back from Pakistan

Hi there, I know some guys who rode their motorbikes Germany - Nepal through Iran in 2017. They started mid April. Took them 4 month, last month India & Nepal. We rode our bikes to Nepal this year, through the stans. Left end of April.. Took us 2 month, 6 weeks til Lahore via Pamir highway &...
by murg
Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Password & Avatar
Replies: 1
Views: 862

Re: Password & Avatar

Hi Antoine,

Sure you can.

Go to UCP.
Choose Profile, second card from the left.

Everything you are looking for is possible there.

.... Here you go ;)
by murg
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: How viable/worth it is it to drive in the Stans in late autumn/early winter?
Replies: 9
Views: 944

Re: How viable/worth it is it to drive in the Stans in late autumn/early winter?

As EU citizen you can easily get a double entry russian business visa. Much more convenient compared to getting to tourist visa.

A bit more paperwork, that's all

Did it twice, no issue at all

Have a great trip!
by murg
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: motorbike shipment from Nepal: Unio Exports - no recommendation
Replies: 0
Views: 692

motorbike shipment from Nepal: Unio Exports - no recommendation

I shipped my motorbike from Kathmandu to Munich this June by air. My freight forwarder is Unio Exports, Kathmandu - Thamel. The rate is about 1600€ including everything but cargo handling at Munich airport, that's 25€ extra. Included are: Cleaning, package materials, all fees at KTM airport, the tra...

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