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by bertil
Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Karkara valley (Kegen – Tup/Kensu) border
Replies: 69
Views: 32128

Re: Karakara valley border crossing

Hi there, I crossed this border a few weeks ago. It all went very smooth. It was easy to get a shared taxi from Almaty to Kegen (2,000 KZT pp). Our taxi driver drove us to the border but asked us to suggest a price - we suggested 4,000 KZT for the entire car which he was very very happy about! In to...
by bertil
Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Karkara valley (Kegen – Tup/Kensu) border
Replies: 69
Views: 32128

Re: Karakara valley border crossing

Hi Julistan, I am eager to here if you crossed the Karkara border. The[https://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/forums/asia-central-asia/Kazakhstan/kegen-to-karakol-any-guest-house?page=1#post_21416365] latest information] I have found about this crossing is two months old and suggest that it was clos...
by bertil
Sun Jul 13, 2014 1:52 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Almaty - Kegen - Karakol via Kegen
Replies: 1
Views: 3097

Almaty - Kegen - Karakol via Kegen

Hi there, In a little over a week my partner and I intend to over the Karkyra border crossing from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan. As far as I have gathered we need to take a minibus from Almaty's Sayakhat bus station to Kegen. From there we will need a taxi to the border, and we will need to either have ...

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