Samarkand to Dushanbe

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Samarkand to Dushanbe

Postby Jasmin » Sun Feb 07, 2016 12:32 pm

Hi everyone,

I am planning a trip, spring 2017, and would like to know if anyone here has crossed the border: Denau-Tursanzade. What is the best way to get from Samarkand to the border? Is there maybe matrushkas to a city that is close to the border and then I would just take a cab to the border and then another one from to Dushanbe after the border crossing?

Thanks so much for your help!
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Re: Samarkand to Dushanbe

Postby bwv812 » Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:59 pm

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Re: Samarkand to Dushanbe

Postby steven » Mon Feb 08, 2016 6:43 am

Edit: for people finding this old forum post via Google, things have changed considerably since when this post was made. Penjikent is much quicker.

http://caravanistan.com/border-crossings/uzbekistan has all the info.
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Re: Samarkand to Dushanbe

Postby Jasmin » Sun Apr 17, 2016 8:45 am

Hey Thanks so much Steven for your posts! I am already much closer of all the Visa regulation stuff.
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