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Lahore/Gilgit/Pakistan

Melbourne/Australia

info@karakorambikers.com

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GENERAL INFORMATION PAKISTAN

We have put together a guide full of useful information making it easier than ever for travellers to prepare for their visit to this amazing country. From the spectacular scenery to details of border crossings, weather conditions, money handling, fuel stops, mechanics, food and cultural expectations plus much more.

Read this section to get you going :)

BORDER CROSSING - WAGAH - INDIA

The iconic border between two feuding best friends. India to Pakistan and back again! 

In this section you will find step by step details of the Wagah border crossing, closest connecting cities Lahore, Punjab Pakistan and Amritsar, Punjab India.

BORDER CROSSING - TAFTAN - IRAN

The remote crossing surrounded by desert. Just you, trucks, camels and police.

 

In this section you will find step by step details of the Taftan border crossing with Iran, closest connecting cities Zehadan in Iran and Dalbandin to Quetta in Pakistan.

BORDER CROSSING - KHUNJERAB - CHINA

Khunjerab Pass, the highest paved border crossing on the planet in the middle of a vast and extremely beautiful National Park

 

In this section you will find step by step details of the Khunjerab border crossing with China, closest connecting cities Tashkurgan in China and Sost in Pakistan.

VISA APPLICATION PROCESS

From one country to the next the basic document requirements are the same, however the process in one country may not at all match the process in another. You can apply for the Pakistan visa using the Evisa system or directly to the embassy closest to you.

We provide travellers who are using our services, with the letter of invitation as well as advice and support for the duration of the visa application process. 

Read here for all the up to date details about applying for a visa to Pakistan.

INDEPENDENT SUPPORT PACKAGES

We offer a variety of support options to suit the very different styles of individual travellers. 

EXPLORATIVE ROUTES

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Overlander Riders

Support for overlander travellers

if you're travelling independently or with your own vehicle across land borders.

 

We understand the needs of overland adventure riders and the issues that are faced right through from the visa application, varying requirements of the different embassies, to motorbike issues and support that may be needed throughout your stay in Pakistan.  We hope the following information will assist travellers plan their overland trip to Pakistan. 

 

This information is for motorbikers, cyclists, campervaners and those without wheels.

 

Some of the detials covered in these sections...

 

- Visa support

- Bike storage and customs

- Road conditions

- Security checks

- Weather

- Mountain pass openings 

- International border crossings

- Khunjerab pass open times

- Mechanical specialists - tyres, mechanics

- Itinerary and route advice

If you're wanting more in person support our experienced biker guides can meet you in Sost, Gilgit or Lahore and our team will assist you through every step of your Pakistan adventure. 

Note- we do not meet travellers at the border area from Iran. Travellers arriving from the south we can only meet upon your arrival in Lahore. For support packages please check here.

You are more than welcome to join us on one of our set tours using your own bike.

**Share your travel dates and Opt in to our register of overlanders. We can connect you with other riders who may be travelling around the same time as you to assist with things like shared crossing of China expense. We wont share your details with any other travellers without checking with you first and we will never share with any other third party. Your information and detials stays safe with us.

Order a Part - We can assist with receiving and securely storing any parts that you expect you might need. Parcels to be sent by express courier and can be recieved at either Danyor/Gilgit, Islamabad or Lahore. For further details please see our overlander support packages.