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Irkeshtam Pass

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| Located between Kyrgyzstan and China, Osh, Kyrgyzstan
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Long, boring grind

ln all Chinese visa checkposts there is this bright yellow smiley which proclaims Ni hao - which l... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
oropolitics
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Siliguri, India
Border with China

This area is by far the most beautiful in all of Kyrgyzstan, although hard to get to if you are not... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
Ziggy28104
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Aug 17, 2017
“Border with China”
Oct 6, 2017
“Long, boring grind”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Located between Kyrgyzstan and China, Osh, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

ln all Chinese visa checkposts there is this bright yellow smiley which proclaims Ni hao - which l understand stands for prompt, courteous service. Our experience at Wuxia, the main checkpost where you get your passport stamped for exit out of China was somewhat different....More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

This area is by far the most beautiful in all of Kyrgyzstan, although hard to get to if you are not going to be crossing the border.

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Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

The change from Kashgar in China, the desert city to the mountains at Irkestam and then the grasslands in Kyrgisthan with the Yurts and animals couldn't be more impressive. Border crossing itself is annoying on the Chinese side, as you have to pass 5 different...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2016

Highway M41 is the main route from Kyrgyzstan to China and Tajikistan. After the breakup of the Soviet Union, the road deteriorated to the point of hardly being a road in places. The road has been rebuilt and is excellent. Irkeshtam Pass is the most...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2016

This is the last place in Kyrgyzstan before China. I never passed into China but I went with some tourists to the boarder. The board crossing can be hard to manage but it's a very interesting place. I went with Visit Aly and it was...More

Thank 340ajj
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