Frequently asked questions about Kyrgyzstan

  1. 12. Wat kan jij doen om je voetafdruk te verkleinen tijdens de reis?
  2. Do I need vaccinations or malaria tablets?
  3. Do I need a visa?
  4. Can I pre-book transfers and extra nights?
  5. What about my passport?
  6. What is the recommended currency for Kyrgyzstan?
  7. What is the time difference?

1. 12. Wat kan jij doen om je voetafdruk te verkleinen tijdens de reis?

Steeds meer mensen reizen en steeds vaker zijn de effecten van toerisme lokaal voelbaar. Maar je reis draagt ook op een positieve manier bij! Denk aan werkgelegenheid wat een boost geeft aan de algehele economie, bescherming van de natuur door het creëren van nationale parken of UNESCO-Werelderfgoed, bijzondere ontmoetingen met andere mensen en daardoor het waarderen en leren van andere culturen, etc.

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3. Do I need vaccinations or malaria tablets?

Please click here for questions regarding vaccinations or malaria tablets for this country and contact after your local practitioner or a specialised health centre and make an appointment to get your shots and pills. Please make sure that you allow at least six weeks for a full program. People who already have had a few shots might do with two weeks. You are responsible for having the right protection when going on tour.

4. Do I need a visa?

You are responsible for having a valid passport and visa when you travel. Please check the embassy if you need a visa for Kyrgyzstan and check out the current situation right here. Make sure you inquire at least a month before departure so that you do not run into time problems. The current advice is that a visa is not required for UK/EU passport holders to enter Kyrgyzstan.

5. Can I pre-book transfers and extra nights?

Yes, you have the option to pre-book airport transfers (arrival only) and secondly the option to pre-book pre and post tour nights. These extra services should be added to your booking.

6. What about my passport?

You need a passport that is valid at least 6 months at the date of departure. You are responsible for having a valid passport and visa when you travel.

7. What is the recommended currency for Kyrgyzstan?

The currency of Kyrgyzstan is the Kyrgyz Som (16/1/2014 1 Euro = 67.72 KGS). There are ATMs available in Bishkek but few available in lesser cities. You can exchange foreign currency in banks where US Dollars are the most readily accepted and larger, better condition notes are preferred.

8. What is the time difference?

Please check the World Clock in order to find out the exact time difference.