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Wikitravel has a section on how to get there from Iran: To get to Ashgabat from Mashhad, it seems like the simplest option is: Take a bus to Quchan: every 2 hours from 6.30AM. Cost: 8000 rial. Duration: 2h30. From Quchan, take a private taxi to Bajgiran (village at the border). Cost: 60,000 rial for 2, or less if you can. Duration: about 1h. ...
I ended up applying for the visa at the embassy in Tehran and picked it up 7 days later in Mashhad. A few points: it was not ready after six days it wasn't even ready on the morning of the 7th day, but after some phone calls from the guy at the consulate to Ashgabat, it was ready in the afternoon of the 7th day. You pay when picking up the visa, in my case ...
refer to Turkmenistan embassy while in Tehran, im not sure about Mash'had, and submit the documents to apply your visa
I visited Israel in August 2012 after having been in Iran in January that year. The first immigration person I got was not happy about the Iranian visa and stamp, and seemed incredulous that I would ever want to go there. He actually said "There is nothing worth seeing in Iran". He asked me a lot of pointed questions, and was slightly aggressive, then sent ...
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