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Border crossing India - Pakistan?

Anyone going trough Pakistan to India or Iran now a days? Is it possibly?

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i think the borders are all closed, not sure
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I'm pretty sure the border at Lahore is open to independant travellers. India just stopped trains/buses etc.. I will be heading that way early May.
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Yes.. still open according to British Foreign Office.
http://www.fco.gov.uk/travel/countryadvice.asp?PK
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The Amritsar/Lahore border crossing is open to private vehicles so you should have no problem crossing. I've recently met 3 people who came the other way and had no problems getting through Iran or Pakistan. Apparently once the Pakistanis realise you're not a journalist they welcome you with open arms, even in Baluchistan.
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Glad to hear that Harvey!

If anyone will be going though Baluchistan towards India around... 20th May ..I would be very glad to hear from you (or I shall be on my own)
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I am currently in India, heading for Nepal and then back into India before making the crossing to Pakistan sometime before 25th May when my Indian visa expires.

I have heard from several sources that the border is open to private vehicles.

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