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by braj
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Q&A: Door to Hell
Replies: 70
Views: 20253

Re: Q&A: Door to Hell

Hi Braj, Thank you for sharing... When you mention about the Americans and Brazilians crossing as tourists, do you know if they also had a guide waiting for them on the other side? or were they able to get a tourist visa without paying for those tour companies (mine is asking me 1,560.00 for 5 days...
by braj
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Q&A: Door to Hell
Replies: 70
Views: 20253

Re: Q&A: Door to Hell

Khiva to Darvaza, August 6. Indian passport. Got a taxi from hostel in Khiva to the border. 100,000 som (or $11.5) - was quoted $15, could only bargain down to this price. Crossing the border was seamless. Stamped out of Uzbekistan in no time (though was asked to show registration slips). Paid 10,00...
by braj
Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Turkmen visa in Tashkent
Replies: 22
Views: 7154

Re: Embassy report: Turkmen visa in Tashkent

Update: - picked up my transit visa in Tashkent this morning. Process same as Leonico described. My invitation letter was issued by the Turkmen embassy in New Delhi, I carried a printout. Was asked for a colour photograph, a copy of passport, and had to fill up a two page application form with the u...
by braj
Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Embassy report: Turkmen visa in Tashkent
Replies: 22
Views: 7154

Re: Embassy report: Turkmen visa in Tashkent

^ Thanks Leonico, this is very helpful. I have a question - I assume the embassy in Tashkent will honour letter of invitations issued by other Turkmen embassies? I had applied for a transit visa in New Del, but the letter came in by the time I was already on the road. I therefore only have a soft co...
by braj
Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Turkmenistan
Topic: Turkmenistan transit visa poll
Replies: 77
Views: 34830

Re: Turkmenistan transit visa poll

Applied in New Delhi - got the approval letter in about three weeks. I was told by the embassy in New Delhi that I can go to the land border with the approval letter, and the immigration officials at the border will give me entry and stamp my passport. Not sure if that’s accurate - so I will in any ...

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