Beshariq border crossing (Uzbekistan to Tajikistan, Fergana Valley)

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Re: Beshariq border crossing (Uzbekistan to Tajikistan, Fergana Valley)

Postby mongrelfish » Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:13 am

Hi everyone!

Any updates on whether this border is open or not?

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Re: Beshariq border crossing (Uzbekistan to Tajikistan, Fergana Valley)

Postby destinationdutchland » Mon May 13, 2019 6:37 pm

Any updates on this border?
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Re: Beshariq border crossing (Uzbekistan to Tajikistan, Fergana Valley)

Postby globetraveler » Thu Aug 22, 2019 11:01 am

July 9th 2019. Serbian passport, from Konibodom to Kokand via this border. Uzbekistan visa free. On foot. Very simple and fast, 10min Tajik side, 10min Uzbek side. No Xray, no luggage check, no dumb questions (not any actually :D), nothing. Just stamps and welcome! There is a procedure for cars, it is slower. No cars on Uzbek side, just taxi drivers. Kokand is 50km away. I was lucky enough to wait for 20 min until taxi driver gave me a ride for free. :D BTW, in Uzbekistan no one knows literally what is hitchhiking. People do hitchhike, but everyone pay. So explain before enter the car.
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Re: Beshariq border crossing (Uzbekistan to Tajikistan, Fergana Valley)

Postby Blindcapitals » Thu Sep 19, 2019 1:08 pm

Took a taxi from Kokand to the border for about $6-8 dollars (can't remember), whole car (was with a local beforehand though, who negotiated price), border was super easy, didn't even print my Tajik visa. Once through, a handful of taxi drivers, ended up paying either $15 or $25 for a whole car (again sorry, can't remember, hope it was the former) to Dushanbe. Only haggled down $5 because I was tired and it was getting dark/late.
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