Asia - Central Asia
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I know that foreigners should dress conservatively in CA - and we are planning on long pants, but what about 3/4 length sleeve tops, or short sleeve shirts? We leave in one week - it looks like it's going to be fairly warm!
Thanks for any help!
Soon I will be travelling to Kazakhstan and I'd like to visit Charyn canyon.
How many buses per day do go from Almaty to Kegen?
Is there any bus in the afternoon?
Hi, would be really grateful for help with this:
What are the options for getting from UK (prefer Birmingham or London airports but others considered) to Tashkent? Does anyone fly direct ? Not necessarily looking for dirt cheap- convenience counts, do not want to do a lot of changes/hanging around.Preliminary web searches have proved frustrating!
Anyone know if there's still al ittle guesthouse in Tamga, right next to the bazaar run by a lady called Tamara? We stayed there a couple of years ago and she was just starting to take guests. We're going back next month and might stay in that area.
Sorry, boring visa Question. Can I get one while I am in Tajik
In August my husband an I will travel to his parents which live in Almaty. And although they are locals, they do not have time to guide us around every day. Now I made a list with some ´must see things´ for example:
- Almaty city itself, including its bazars/markets
- Panfilov park
- Kok Töbe
and excursions to the Charyn canyon and to the big Almatiner lake.
Also my own parents are coming and since my mother gets radiotherapy she will be very tired and cannot travel far.
Does anybody have more tips or must-sees?? Nice shops, souvenir things? Does anybody have a good tip about sleeping in a yurt?
I'm from switzereland and i want to know if i can
make my visa for tadjikistan, Kirgisistan and China
in Taskent (Uzbekistan) ???
And i'm travelling with bicycle, and i want to go
in the pamir highway in Tadjikistan...Do i need something
special like permit????
I'm from Switzerland and i want to know
if i can get my visa for tadjikistan, kirgisistan
and China in Taskent(Uzbekistan)??
I am hoping to travel around Uzbekistan between the 1st and 14th August. The cheapest quote for a return fare from Manchester to Tashkent is £650 with Turkish Airlines, changing in Istanbul. An option is to fly with KLM to Moscow for £268 then travel by train to Tashkent. Does anybody know the details of the train journey; cost and duration. Are there any other cheap airlines that fly from UK to Tashkent with connecting flights.
I flew to Mali in 2003 and most flights were too expensive. After a little research I booked online with www.point-afrique.com and flew with Easyjet from Liverpool to Paris then stayed overnight at the Ibis Hotel just outside the terminal. The following morning I flew with Point-Afrique to Mopti. On the return journey I flew from Bamako to Paris then back to Liverpool with EasyJet. There are no flights cheaper than Point-Afrique.
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Hello dear traveller
I'm from Switzerland, and i want to know if it's possible to get
the visa for Tadjikistan, Kirgisistan and China in Taskent (Uzbekistan)
Thank you for your answers...
Does anyone know whether the prices for internal flights are still dirt cheap in Turkmenistan? Also, how early must one reserve a flight, for example from Ashgabat to Mary, in order to have a chance at a seat? Is one day before departure sufficient?
Hey folks. I read on the FAQ area that most of the "stans permit entry even with an Israeli stamp in the passport. This wouldn't include Afghanistan would it?
Hello everybody. I am looking for odyssey guide book of Uzbekistan and I can not find it in my country. Is it possible to buy it somewhere in Uzbekiszan or Kyrgyzstan? If yes, can you tell me where. Thank you very much.
Hey folks - am at the beginning of planning - with about 3 months to spend in Central Asia. Just wondering if anyone has been to Dzhambul recently - and if you could tell me what both the journey, and Dzhambul were like. (I guess it was a lengthy rail journey). Were you able to get out to see the ships fairly easily?
Thanks for anything you may know.
Are there flights between Herat and Mazar-e-Sharif? How often? Are there run by Ariana or another company? How much does it cost? Is it easy to buy a ticket a few days before departure?
Thanks in advance.
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