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by Kanter
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:03 am
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Trekking in Alay, Kyrgyzstan: Questions and trek reports
Replies: 8
Views: 1774

Re: Trekking in Alay, Kyrgyzstan: Questions and trek reports

I registred my own track with Strava and I followed a gpx track as mentioned on Caravanistan guidelines (link pointing on Wikiloc)
by Kanter
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Trekking in Alay, Kyrgyzstan: Questions and trek reports
Replies: 8
Views: 1774

Re: Trekking in Alay, Kyrgyzstan: Questions and trek reports

Hello, I am just coming back from trekking Heights of Alay. Official map shows a 80 km round, starting 20 km away from Sary Moghol, clockwise, and finishing in the same village. If you are a purist, you can do 20 first km by feet, my opinion is 10 first km are not interesting, 10 km after a bit more...
by Kanter
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Border crossings reports: Dostyk/Dustlyk (Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan)
Replies: 42
Views: 14821

Re: Border crossings reports: Dostyk/Dustlyk (Uzbekistan/Kyrgyzstan)

Crossed this morning, arrived in shared taxi from Ferghana 40 000 sums arranged by hosted, starting at 8 AM. Started crossing at 10 AM. No questions on both sides, just scan bags on Uzbek side, no other control, took me 20 minuts. Not a lot of people this day, maybe because of Kirghize independance ...
by Kanter
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates
Replies: 38
Views: 10966

Re: Bajgiran/Ashgabat border updates

Border crossed on August 14th coming from Iran. French passport. Started from Teheran the day before at 5 30 PM to reach Quchan by bus. VIP bus very comfortable, taken in East Terminal (metro Teheran Pars). Around 850 000 rial. NB : Pharmacy not far from terminal has his boss who speaks a good Engli...
by Kanter
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Report: Tehran, Chinese VIsa
Replies: 81
Views: 28853

Re: Report: Tehran, Chinese VIsa

Obtained a simple entry visa, 30 days, French citizen, applied 8th, picked up 13th. - Color copy of passport - Color copy of printed Iranian e visa (stamped in my case) - Form filled on computer and printed (form only black and white), capital letters. PDF file requires a addin for Chinese Character...
by Kanter
Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Armenia - Iran border crossing (Nordooz - Agarak)
Replies: 31
Views: 15222

Re: Armenia - Iran border crossing (Nordooz - Agarak)

Crossed Armenian Iran border on July 24th. Starting from Yerevan at 11 AM, in Kilikia. Booked tickets 4 days before, for 12 000 AMD. Bus very comfortable, 3 seats for each rank. Good driver, several breaks for toilets and lunch. Road is scenic. Arrived 9 PM at border, first check in the bus for all ...
by Kanter
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Report: Tehran, Chinese VIsa
Replies: 81
Views: 28853

Re: Report: Tehran, Chinese VIsa

Hi there, Thanks for all advices given, quite usefull. I would like to enter in China by train, coming from Ulan Bator. Is there any feedback about this situation? Do you think it is possible to show an airplane ticket, delete it after and going by train? Or there is a nota on visa showing the type ...
by Kanter
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Hojayli - Konye-Urgench border crossing (UZ - TM)
Replies: 41
Views: 20714

Re: Hojayli - Konye-Urgench border crossing (UZ - TM)

Hello,

I obtained a transit visa from Turkmenistan, and I have to leave by this border to enter into Uzbekistan. Can anyone confirm that only passport is needed without any other document for countries which not need any visa (France for me) ? Do not want to be rejected :D
by Kanter
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Armenia - Iran border crossing (Nordooz - Agarak)
Replies: 31
Views: 15222

Re: Armenia - Iran border crossing (Nordooz - Agarak)

Hello, I answer here in French, as I did not understand all the details of the question... J'ai aussi obtenu un visa par l'ambassade d'Iran à Paris. Il est séparé du passeport dans tous les cas, il s'agit d'une mesure générale pour tous les visas, et pas pour un visa spécifique (voir post à ce sujet...

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