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by murg
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Advice on first draft of Itinerary
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: Advice on first draft of Itinerary

Hej, I have to correct myself reg. the alternative / Whakan Route. 13 stay in Yamchun ( Bibi Fatima ) NOT Alichur. I can recommend Akims Homestay left Hand Side in the 'road' to the hot springs. To answer your question... The time frame is fine, we did it just like this but other direction this may....
by murg
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Advice on first draft of Itinerary
Replies: 5
Views: 934

Re: Advice on first draft of Itinerary

Hej Hussain, I wonder about day 10 - 17 From Sary Mogul/ Peak Lenin to Khorog you could easily go as follows: 11 to Murgab 12 to Alichur or Bulunkul 13 to Khorog 14 extra day 15 to Kalaikhum 16 to Dushanbe Khorog zu Dushanbe on one day ist possible but quite hard. 2 days are much more comfortable Al...
by murg
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: China
Topic: questions and checks at xinjiang border
Replies: 9
Views: 1636

Re: questions and checks at xinjiang border

Our phones, GoPro, Netbook & 4 additional SD Cards where checked at Irkeshtam. Took more than one hour, Spy App was installed in phones The phones where checked every das at least one at Checkpoints. When leaving at Tashkurgan the phones where checked again but Not the other devices. We took Pics at...
by murg
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Crossing China - From Tajikistan to Pakistan
Replies: 5
Views: 1038

Re: Crossing China - From Tajikistan to Pakistan

... includes Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kirgisistan, Tajikistan, China, Pakistan, India.... .... During our research we recognized that the border between Tajikistan and China and the Qulma-Pass are open. Do you know if it's possible to use this route to cross China? ...
by murg
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Documents received when entering Kazachstan
Replies: 5
Views: 1231

Re: Documents received when entering Kazachstan

Just read somewhere that when entering from Usbeskistan or China ( as in my case) a so called TIP is needed, Of course the custom officers duly weite down your vehicle's Data, Like at every Border. License Number, frame Number, make & model,.... But you do not have to bring a TIP with you. Everythi...
by murg
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Kazakhstan
Topic: Documents received when entering Kazachstan
Replies: 5
Views: 1231

Re: Documents received when entering Kazachstan

Hi,

There are No vehicle specific Papers you receive.

Only the Immigration Card which ist personal. You need it when leaving the country.
by murg
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan itinerary help
Replies: 3
Views: 646

Re: Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan itinerary help

Been to Osh recently. Stayed there 3 nights.

We stayed this long to meet some Friends we got to know on the Road there which is the only reason for 3 days.

If you are interessted in the Bazar or Suleyman Too ... Go there.
If Not.. skip Osh.
by murg
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Cars and motorbikes
Topic: Petrol, gasoline and diesel in Pamir and Tajikistan
Replies: 8
Views: 3018

Re: Points for gasoline across Pamir road

I would like if someone can tell me Points that can find Good gasoline on the Pamir highway Thank you very much George I travel by motorcycle And l look for a friends company to travel together the road from Tashkent to Bishkek at the end off August 22/8/19 until 30/08/19 This May we rode the Pamir...
by murg
Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Roads, borders and security updates
Topic: Irkeshtam Pass: Kyrgyzstan (Osh - Sary Tash) to China (Kashgar)
Replies: 30
Views: 14665

Re: Irkeshtam Pass: Kyrgyzstan (Osh - Sary Tash) to China (Kashgar)

ThiagoPaiva wrote:Hello, does anyone knows if the borders are really close during the weekends? I was planning to cross it on Saturday so I could go to the Sunday market in Kashgar. Thanks
The Border is definetly closed Saturday & Sunday.
There is s 3 (read 3.5) hour Lunch Break.
by murg
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Latest Tajikistan Stupidity: Bring 10 copies of your GBAO/Visa
Replies: 7
Views: 2105

Re: Latest Tajikistan Stupidity: Bring 10 copies of your GBAO/Visa

I fully expect some responses saying "This didn't happen at all. We were just there." This DID Happen to us, but only once, in May. We encountered about 6 Checkpoints on our trip through TDJ. The one between Kalaikhum & Khorog asked for a Copy. We did not have any. No Problem, the officer wrote dow...