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Crossing from Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan to India through China

Hello,

We plan to travel by own car over Iran and Pakistan to India (we are pair), but based on news from yesterday about two kidnapped Czech girls we have decided to change plans and get to India through China.

Please does anybody have experiences with crossing of China from Tajikistan or Kyrgyzstan? We have heard about high fees for attributed guide in China but don t know where to find some details about this area.

Thanks a lot for your help.
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Hello

Try
Caravanistan - A Silk Road travel guide

Heaps of information on central asia and the silk roads routes.

Its possible to do your route but to get into China from Kyrgyzstan is frought with beaurocratic nonsense. Much to read on Lonely Planets Thorn Tree also.

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You need a guide for China part and this is what is causing money.
Best thing is that if you have a rough schedule, you can cross China with other travellers and share the cost this way.

I did Kyrgyzstan - China - Pakistan last fall without any problems.
Pakistan (Karakoram highway) was excellent, really beautiful over there, but getting a car through the dam lake might be challenging.
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