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by cristiano
Fri May 12, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Long-term vehicle storage in Eurasian Customs Union Q&A
Replies: 31
Views: 11130

Re: Leaving car in Krygyzstan for 1 year

Kyrgyzstan is part of custom union with Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Armenia. When you will enter Kyrgyzstan from Tajikistan, you will be given temporary import papers. You shoulk ask to the guard at the border to make them valid 12 months (it is legal). In 12 months you will need to be out not o...
by cristiano
Tue May 09, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: find road maps tajikistan-kirghizistan
Replies: 1
Views: 1281

Re: find road maps tajikistan-kirghizistan

Some of the most used are Central Asia by Reise Know-How or Central Asia by Freytag & Berndt. Easy to find even on amazon. EAN 9783831773671 and 9783707909753 Remember that maps are not to be followed too much in that area. Things change quick and maps doesn't explain you the real conditions of the ...
by cristiano
Mon May 08, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Pakistan: NOC for KKH?
Replies: 4
Views: 4217

Re: Pakistan: NOC for KKH?

If the infos from the following link are true, it looks like they changed idea
lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/forums/asia-indian-subcontinent/pakistan/good-news-no-noc?page=1
Let's hope it's true..
by cristiano
Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Pakistan: NOC for KKH?
Replies: 4
Views: 4217

Pakistan: NOC for KKH?

New, worrying, article about new rules:

https://www.dawn.com/news/1329772

If anybody has fresh and reliable info, that would be appreciated.
thanks
cristiano
by cristiano
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Kazakhstan registration Q&A
Replies: 37
Views: 17217

Re: Registration Kazakhstan not required anymore?

No: the article is clear.

Happyfrog probably did not read it, or did it without paying necessary attention.
I don't know them, but it looks like they are not used to travel in the area and acted as perfect target for scammers.
by cristiano
Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Best stopover between Khorog and Dushanbe?
Replies: 3
Views: 2246

Re: Khorog to Dushanbe

Midway, Kalaikum.
There you can decide to take Kulob or Tavildara route.

https://caravanistan.com/tajikistan/pamir-highway/
by cristiano
Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Long-term vehicle storage in Eurasian Customs Union Q&A
Replies: 31
Views: 11130

Re: Leaving a car in Central Asia

Hi cristiano; import in russia is for one year. no problem . i will leave my car in Kirghizistan ad the end of the route and i'll do Mongolia in 2018. I found direct flight Tashkent-Rome. What about Bishkek -Italya? thks for your kind reply P Bishkek-Italy you can usually find very good rates with ...
by cristiano
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Long-term vehicle storage in Eurasian Customs Union Q&A
Replies: 31
Views: 11130

Re: Leaving a car in Central Asia

Situation: we made Mongol Rally in 2016 (South route: Iran , Turkmenistan , Uzbekistan , Tajikista , et etc ) , our car is in Moscow now. When does your russian temporary import papers expire? I'm asking this because I'm curious: I heard that they are giving 12 months now, but I would like to have ...
by cristiano
Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Russian visa for baikonur town
Replies: 16
Views: 5716

Re: Russian visa for baikonur town

So one can travel by bicycle through the town without any hassle - meaning without any tour for the Cosmodrom (which I don't want to visit) booked etc? No, not legally. Baikonur town is closed. There are checkpoints at all the access roads. You can see the town only from the outside. The train stat...
by cristiano
Wed Aug 31, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Car/motorbike shipping from Central Asia
Replies: 10
Views: 4531

Re: Transporting car back to Europe?

Contact Sambor and Ola at http://www.advfactory.com
They ship bikes and quads every year to/from Bishkek from/to Europe, they should be able to ship cars as well...