Mountains and Marvels of Central Asia
Tajikistan & Uzbekistan, Trek & Walk, 15 days - from £1,395 (land only) - from €1,995 (land only) - from $2,295 (land only)
A passport with at least 6 months remaining validity is required, together with a Single Entry Tajikistan Visa and a Single Entry Uzbekistan Visa (7-day recommended for UFT Ultimate Fann Mountain trek, 15 day recommended for MCA Mountains and Marvels of Central Asia).
*Please note that you may also require a support visa from KE Adventure in order to obtain the visas required for both countries. However, this will depend upon your nationality and where you are applying for your visa. Please check this with the relevant Embassy or Visa processing agency that you are using.
UK Passport holders
For convenience, we recommend that you make your application through a visa-processing agency such as Travcour www.travcour.com. If you make it clear on your application that you are travelling with KE, you will obtain a £5 discount off the Travcour service charge. Visas can also be obtained direct from the Uzbek Embassy. As well as your passport, 2 passport photographs and 2 copies of application form, a letter from your employer confirming you are travelling for holiday purposes, together with a letter of invitation (if required) from our local agent which we will supply.
(April 2014) Holders of passports of any of the following list of countries do not require a letter of invitation, unless they apply for an express service for their visa.
UK, USA, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, France, Japan, Spain, Czech Republic and Switzerland
A 7-day Single Entry Uzbekistan Visa currently costs £43 and a 15 day single entry Uzbekistan visa costs £50. The Travcour service charge is £35 (with the KE discount) plus the return postage cost of around £7. Couples will only need to pay this postage charge once.
You can apply for your Uzbekistan visa 3 months before your date of travel. Processing of visa applications may take up to 10 working days
For convenience, we recommend that you make your application through a visa-processing agency such as Travcour www.travcour.com. If you make it clear on your application that you are travelling with KE, you will obtain a £5 discount off the Travcour service charge. Visas can also be obtained direct from the Tajik Embassy. As well as your passport, 2 passport photographs and application form, you will need to submit your trip itinerary, which is contained in your confirmation of booking, flight information, together with a letter of invitation from our local agent which we will supply.
Please be mindful of the time needed to complete the application process (which takes a minimum of 5 - 7 working days). You will then need to apply for a visa that covers your duration of stay. We recommend you apply for a tourist visa which costs £20 for up to 45 days (April 2014). The Travcour service charge is £35 (with the KE discount) plus the return postage cost of around £7. Couples will only need to pay this postage charge once.
If you need to use the express visa service for your Tajikistan visa, please inform us, as we will have to get your invitation letter approved by the foreign ministry in Tajikistan.
Important when asked your occupation on the application form, do not put anything that might arouse suspicion at the Uzbekistan/Tajikistan Consulate eg. photographer, writer, journalist, military, government, police etc.
Question 24 on the application form states. Who will pay for your trip (in case of need, consular officer may request prove of availability of funds, necessary to stay in the Republic of Tajikistan).
The answer to this should be. VIRKAN SAYR LTD. 4, Omar Hayom Str, Pendjikient, Tadjikistan. phone: +992 347 55 35 19; +992 92 796 97 76
Other Passport holders
TAJIKISTAN & UZBEKISTAN VISA
Application can be made to the Tajik & Uzbek Embassy in your home country or via a visa processing service. Please consult the Embassy or visa processing service directly for visa fees and details of how to apply.Print Page