Search found 3 matches

by boonie.g
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Karkara valley (Kegen – Tup/Kensu) border
Replies: 69
Views: 31573

Re: Karkara valley (Kegen – Tup/Kensu) border

Crossed this border today. Pretty straight forward once you reach the border post. I was prepared to pay the shared taxi driver 1k tenge to go from Kegen to the border but he only brought me to the bridge and refused to continue unless I paid him some extortionate amount (I was the only passenger le...
by boonie.g
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Trip via Almaty - Karkara - Karakol
Replies: 11
Views: 1783

Re: Trip via Almaty - Karkara - Karakol

Hi Julia, Thanks for replying. It's rushed cos I wasn't initially planning on going to Kyrgyzstan via the Eastern route. Was gonna go to Bishkek and then to Karakol. But then I decided to start my hike from Jyrgalan instead and the more I looked at it, the more it made sense to enter via the Karkara...
by boonie.g
Thu May 30, 2019 7:01 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Trip via Almaty - Karkara - Karakol
Replies: 11
Views: 1783

Re: Trip via Almaty - Karkara - Karakol

Hi, Piggybacking off of this thread a bit. @Julia, you mentioned the following in your first post. My suggestion is 1. Go from Almaty to Saty with that shared taxi. 2. Enjoy Kolsay lakes and Kaindy lake. 3. Early morning shared taxi from Saty to Almaty. But get off at the road turn to Charyn. Walk o...

Go to advanced search