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by trevor warman
Tue May 19, 2015 10:17 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: GBAO closure 2015 and GBAO permits situation
Replies: 20
Views: 14302

Re: GBAO closure 2015 and GBAO permits situation

only in Dushanbe was the Gbao permit not available, for about 2 weeks....was alwasy easy in Bishkek..... news from Pecta office in Khorog, Dushanbe isnow issuing permit again....
by trevor warman
Mon Apr 13, 2015 2:05 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: GBAO situation - 2014 [locked]
Replies: 53
Views: 29083

Re: GBAO current situation

Permit is valid for duration of visa.... date specific....
by trevor warman
Mon Apr 13, 2015 2:02 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: GBAO situation - 2014 [locked]
Replies: 53
Views: 29083

Re: GBAO current situation

This is an old post, but.... as of April 13, 2015 permit issued in Bishkek..

I got a double entry, 45 day visa, same day, 75$ (no extra for double entry) plus the 100Som for the permit......
by trevor warman
Tue Apr 07, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)
Replies: 64
Views: 23319

Re: Khorgas china kazakh border crossing

More of an up date...... met a Finnish girl we traveled to Bishkek together, she had 2 rectangular stamps, on immigration slip, issued at Khorgas.... she also went to Ovir and was told that she had been registered and gave her printed letter in russian, detailing this BUT...... i was not told this, ...
by trevor warman
Mon Apr 06, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)
Replies: 64
Views: 23319

Re: Khorgas china kazakh border crossing

Not 100% sure.....i did not want to risk to it......at my hostel there was a drunk local and the police came and check 2 travelers..... both only had 1 border stamp. 1 paid 200 dollar fine cos he had not registered... 2 nights later the police were back and i showed them my passport... they looked a...
by trevor warman
Mon Apr 06, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)
Replies: 64
Views: 23319

Re: Khorgas china kazakh border crossing

Re registration...... the 2 rectangular stamps u get on the immigration slip does NOT mean u r registered..... friends got only 1, i got 2..... u must go to immigration office in Almaty...... 1 photo copy of passport needed

45 min wait..... was very busy...
by trevor warman
Wed Apr 01, 2015 3:50 am
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Khorgos border crossing Q&A (Almaty - Urumqi)
Replies: 64
Views: 23319

Khorgas china kazakh border crossing

Urumqi to Almaty...... I took a night train, no. 5815 from Wulumuchi south, to Khorgas. 157¥ hard sleeper. Dept 20.35.... arrive.. around 9am.. Short bus ride to Khorgas town. 5¥.... then walk up the road to the border. Immigration not open til 10.30. Small shacks for snacks. exiting china was easy....