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by Roadtophnompenh
Sun Oct 16, 2022 11:30 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Hitchhiking through Middle East and Central Asia towards India?
Replies: 10
Views: 755

Re: Hitchhiking through Middle East and Central Asia towards India?

OOHH, yes, i didnt move my ass at all in Islamabad, the only thing i did was applying for my indian visa at the visatronix office. My batteries now almost fully charged again, and tomorrow go on the way to Chinese border, Kunjerab pass. As it takes "up to 15 days", but also somebody received it in 7...
by Roadtophnompenh
Fri Oct 14, 2022 5:45 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Hitchhiking through Middle East and Central Asia towards India?
Replies: 10
Views: 755

Re: Hitchhiking through Middle East and Central Asia towards India?

NOO, its all free of charge, sometimes they tried but not anoying at all, you get 3 free nights sleeping on a dirty floor or matrass !!
by Roadtophnompenh
Fri Oct 14, 2022 11:15 am
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Hitchhiking through Middle East and Central Asia towards India?
Replies: 10
Views: 755

Re: Hitchhiking through Middle East and Central Asia towards India?

The Baluchistan crossing is i think worse then ever. It started very well. Left day 1 early in BAM, around 7 am, just had a stop in Zahedan town center to change my rials to ruppees, toke some time to find and get in and out of town, and the change. Getting petrol also is complicated, big cues and e...
by Roadtophnompenh
Thu Oct 06, 2022 7:17 pm
Forum: Itineraries & trip reports
Topic: Hitchhiking through Middle East and Central Asia towards India?
Replies: 10
Views: 755

Re: Hitchhiking through Middle East and Central Asia towards India?

i am currently in bandar abbas and crossing taftan border in 2 days and in a couple of weeks going through wagah-border into India, dont had any real problems, the usual paperwork and visa-costs. Depends also a little what pasport you have !! Will keep you updated !!
by Roadtophnompenh
Tue Oct 04, 2022 2:00 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: Iran e-visa system
Replies: 130
Views: 51097

Re: Iran e-visa system

i was rejected from the e-visa on 30th august. Mailed TAP-persia on 14th septmeber, had some minor issues as the itinirary, and my pasport-foto wasnt as it should be, they applied it on 18th and on 21th i had my e-visain my e-mail. Picked it up in Erzurum on 26th. No problems at all. In Iran now sin...
by Roadtophnompenh
Sat Oct 01, 2022 2:39 pm
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: BEWARE 1stQuest
Replies: 4
Views: 559

Re: BEWARE 1stQuest

I had a silimar problem with the governements website, after exact 30 days i was denied the visa, then i contacted TAPersia, and it was done in a week, kosted about 30 euros (plus 75 euros to pay in Erzurum).
by Roadtophnompenh
Fri Sep 30, 2022 7:40 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: PAKISTAN LOI - tourist visa
Replies: 9
Views: 4803

Re: PAKISTAN LOI - tourist visa

And surprisingly i get my evisa today, 6 days waiting, 100 US for the LOI and 90 EURO for Ivisa-service. All by all, not cheap but good service. TRied to do myself, always errors in the system.
Will be at Taftan-border in about a week i think depending how lazy will be my driving next days.
by Roadtophnompenh
Fri Sep 30, 2022 6:34 am
Forum: Others
Topic: PAKISTAN LOI - tourist visa
Replies: 9
Views: 4803

Re: PAKISTAN LOI - tourist visa

Thanks Rebecca, i also used Lost horizons for the LOI, it was after payement (100 US) done in 36 hours. Now waiting for my visa, i am on day nr 6, curious what time it will take before i can go to TAFTAN border . . .
by Roadtophnompenh
Fri Sep 30, 2022 6:29 am
Forum: Visas & embassy reports
Topic: BEWARE 1stQuest
Replies: 4
Views: 559

Re: BEWARE 1stQuest

I used them a month ago for a htoel booking in Tabriz, with an open date, and when i maild them last mo,day that i would be maybe arriving the day after in the hotel, everything was aranged, the hotel knew i was coming. Not really bad service. I ised TAP-persia for the visa (after trying to do it my...
by Roadtophnompenh
Wed Sep 28, 2022 4:08 pm
Forum: Iran
Topic: Current situation Iran
Replies: 22
Views: 2428

Re: Current situation Iran

I crossed the border yesterday,it took about 3.5 hours, it was a public holiday, and it was crowded. The insurance for my car was a small problem, the office was closed, but some fixer had contacts and arranged it, ofcourse at "scam-price".Later i went to Maku (first bigger town over the border, abo...