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by ough
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Reports: Madaniyat-Izboskan border crossing (UZ-KG)
Replies: 16
Views: 6238

Re: Izboskan border crossing UZ-KG

Crossed the border today, KG > UZ, with a bicycle. Uzbekistan control includes an x-ray of luggage, but other than that it's a simple crossing.
by ough
Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Trains
Topic: Almaty - Urumqi by train: reports, Q&A
Replies: 16
Views: 13963

Urumqi-Almaty train: report

Train: K9795 Date: Sat 8 Jun 2019 From: Ürümqi Station (乌鲁木齐站) To: Almaty-2 Journey time: 25h20min Chinese-operated train, composed of 6 wagons. New cabins, clean bedding, western toilet, hot water tap but no restaurant or food trolley. A particularly comfortable sleeper train. Cabins are 4-berth, t...
by ough
Fri May 31, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Chengdu: Chinese visa extension reports
Replies: 11
Views: 2612

Re: Chengdu: Chinese visa extension reports

Chengdu Visa Extension report, 31 May 2019: Visa Category: L Duration: 30 Days, added to previous expiry date Documents required: photograph, passport, hotel registration, application form and itinerary form (both provided at PSB) Processing time: 4 working days Fee: 160RMB Payment: Chinese bank car...
by ough
Wed May 01, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Cycling
Topic: Bicycles on train from Urumqi to Almaty
Replies: 0
Views: 2713

Bicycles on train from Urumqi to Almaty

Hello there, first of all thanks for the amazing website and forum. As per subject, we would like to take two bicycles from China to Almaty without flying. We know the situation is ever changing in Xinjiang, so it'd be great to have first hand accounts if possible. We are familiar with the operation...