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Transit Visa or Normal Visa?

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Transit Visa or Normal Visa?

Hello everyone,

I'm planning on flying into Ashgabat and then using a train/bus/taxi to go to Uzbekistan after spending 2-3 days in the country. Can I do that with a Transit Visa? I heard the normal visa you have to be with a tour group and I didn't want that. How easy is it to get a transit visa? I'm USA citizen.

Thank you.

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1. Re: Transit Visa or Normal Visa?

Dear GZCS, first of all welcome to Turkmenistan and yes, you can do that with transit visa. If u need any further assistance plz dont hesitate to write(tursunbay@gmail.com) . I live in Koneurgench which will be your terminal station in Turkmenistan afaik, and will be more than happy to show you around. Sincerely Tursunbay

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2. Re: Transit Visa or Normal Visa?

Yes you can but you have to go in a direct route to the border and it is date specific. It may be a little more difficult for US citizens. Search for info on the Caravanistan website. I haven't used their services but they have detailed reliable info about Central Asia travel.

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