Questions tagged [kyrgyzstan]

Country in the mid-east of Central Asia having Bishkek as its capital.

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Kyrgyzstan - Re-entry under visa exemption

Holders of passports issued by EU nations are not required to obtain a visa for Kyrgyzstan up to the length of 60 days. My question is, are there any restrictions (Time limit) to re-enter the ...
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Transit Visa required through PEK (Beijing International Airport) for a passport holder of Kyrgyzstan?

I am really confused and looked at various websites, but do NOT have enough information about passport holders of Kyrgyzstan needing a transit visa if going through the PEK Aiport in Beijing. Do ...
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Transit Visa to go through Moscow, RU to get to Bishkek [duplicate]

I am confused on if I need a visa to get to Bishkek if I am travelling through Moscow to get there. Will I need a transit visa to go through Moscow, Russia to get to Bishkek? I read somewhere that I ...
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Roughly how long does the Pamir Highway take to do?

I'm heading into Tajikistan on Friday (to Dushanbe). I aim to go around to Khorog and then via the Pamir highway to Kyrgyzstan. I'm unsure as to how long to allow for this part of the trip, or how ...
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Is it possible to do Naryn - Song Kul - Kochkor route independently?

I'm planning a trip around Kyrgyzstan. Trying to fit Issyk-kul and Song-kul in my itinerary. I see the distance from Song-kul to Kochkor and to Naryn is pretty much the same, so instead of doing a day ...
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Transit visa Kyrgyzstan

I am an Indian passport holder and we are travelling from Istanbul to Delhi (India) via Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan ) on September 30, 2017 by Pegasus Air and we have a 3 hour transit waiting at Bishkek (...
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Is there a village in the mountains of central Asia that isn't very hot in August from where daytrips can be made without long drives? [closed]

My wife, myself and our baby want to go somewhere in the mountains of central Asia (Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan or similar) in August. We're looking for a village or two where we can settle for a couple of ...
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Where to find Kyrgyzstan trekking maps?

I'm going to Kyrgyzstan for hiking. I like wild tourism. Where I can find detailed maps with routes for trekking? Is it difficult to find such maps inside the country? Does anyone know of links to ...
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Do Macedonian citizens need visas to travel to Kyrgyzstan?

I am Macedonian citizen to travel to Kyrgyzstan. Do I need a visa?
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Is it easier for a westerner to obtain a Chinese tourist visa in Kazakhstan or Kyrgyzstan?

The procedures, restrictions, prerequisites, etc of getting a visa for the same country can vary a lot depending on which embassy or consulate in which country you apply from. This is most certainly ...
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What are the transport options from Tashkent, Uzbekistan into Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan?

I'm travelling to Tashkent, Uzbekistan in mid-June. What are the transport options going to Kyrgyzstan/Kazakhstan and back regarding time/cost/ease of arranging? Specifically I'm interested in ...
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Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan border crossing by bus/train without passing Kazakhstan, possible?

I'm planning a trip by bus or train, even a shared taxi if necessary (but I prefer train), from Uzbekistan to Kyrgyzstan, but I don't plan to get a Kazakhstan visa, so better not to go through ...
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Is the Pamir highway passable in early October?

A friend of mine is planning a trip through "the 'Stans" including the Pamir Highway but given its extreme altitude he is worried about whether it will be open or passable or safe at the beginning of ...
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Is travelling through all central Asian countries (Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan) possible only with transit visas?

I'm a Chinese national, living in Belgium right now. I am thinking of departing from Azerbaijan, then taking a ferry to Turkmenistan, then Uzbekistan and maybe Kyrgyzstan, finally arrive in China.(...
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Costs of tour in Kyrgyzstan [closed]

Though I have some experience with travelling/backpacking through Asia (India, Nepal, East-Asia) this year will be the first time I visit a country like Kyrgyzstan and will also be the first time I ...
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Central Asia in 2012: Tajikistan or Kyrgyzstan?

The other day, Lonely Planet published an article on the Top 10 best value destinations for 2012. One of the destinations which lured my attention is Tajikistan. According to LP, one of Tajikistan's ...
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What time is the daily train from Balykchy on Lake Issyk-Kul to Bishkek?

There is a train line from Bishkek to Balykchy, on Lake Issyk-Kul, in Kyrgyzstan. The train leaves Bishkek at 6.40am, and takes around 4 hours. This is slower than minibuses or shared taxis, which I ...
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Bishkek (or Almaty) to Novosibirsk next week

Next week I'll be leaving Bishkek - a little short on time, and need to hot-foot it to Novosibirsk, Siberia. Probably on Monday night or Tuesday day, depending on schedules. Is there a direct train, ...
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Dushanbe to Bishkek overland - options?

So after having to dash back to Dushanbe for some emergency medical supplies, I'm now short on time - and won't fit in the Pamirs this trip...but I'll HAVE to come back :) Anyway, I now need to get ...