Odyssey to the Wakhan Corridor


Due to the Covid restrictions during 2020, many of the countries if you travel from the UK you will need ot Quarentine on your return to the country of origin.  So this would be difficult to keep track of things on this website.


For the latest informtion please click here to the UK Gorvernment website

The ranking by Henley & Partners, a citizenship and planning firm, takes into account how many countries can be visited without applying for a visa. Japanese citizens can travel to a record 190 out of a possible 218, having recently gained visa-free access to Myanmar, while Singaporeans can visit 189 and Britons 186.

Japan and Singapore had previously been neck and neck - both on 189 - following a visa-exemption from Uzbekistan, with Germany in third. Iran and Afghanistan continue to hold the bottom spot, with only 30 destinations accessible visa-free to their citizens. United Kingdom and Norway the same amount of Visa arrangements with 186 each.

United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova, Romania, Hungary, SloveniaAustria, Germany, Belgium, France ,United Kingdom

26 countries.  

The countires highlighted in Red indicate Visas are not required

Overlanding association offers a map to indicate if a IDP is required, Insurance around the globe, Customs around the world, whether it's permitted to Wild Camp and many more useful pieces  of information.


Mir Castle, Belarus


Domachevo (Comfortable Zone of crossing the European border)


  • Visas to the Republic of Belarus Website

Free for 10 Days


Single Entry Free



Mounta view in Tajikistan



Single Entry Visa



Sunset over Toktogul Reservoir 


  • Information on Kyrgyzstan from Advantour

  • Visas for Kyrgyzstan provided from Advantour, E-Visa's cannot be used for overland borders, online, but they can be printed out and shown to the operator when you get to border control.


Single Entry Visa is Free



Zatoka, Ukraine


Checkpoint "Senkivka" (waiting time at this border is at a minimum)

British citizens are allowed to enter Ukraine without a visa for visits of up to 90 days within a 180 day period. Otherwise, you’ll need to get a visa.


Free for 90 Days


Single Entry Free



Crossing the Kazaksthan Steppe


  • Taskala (On the main road from Uralsk to Saratov. Very basic, but easy-going. No problems reported so far)

  • KORDAY (Best time to go is lunch time, early afternoon)

  • Can travel to Kazakhstan without a visa, provided your stay does not exceed 30 days (the day you arrive counts as day 1, regardless of arrival time).  Need to get Sinlge Entry Visa with a LOI,


Single Entry Visa for 30 days



View over a village in Moldova



Single Entry Visa is Free



Altai Mountains, Russia


Border crossing automobile checkpoint "Sudzha" (state border of the Russain Federation) Reviews.

Border crossing automobile checkpoint "Yunakovka" Reviews

Federal Customs Service Website  One of the reviews was about declaration wanted to fill in the Cyrillic alphabet.  Here is it is English.



Cost for this will be £101 per visa plus a £15 Letter of Invitation. for UK Citizens, with a visit to London Embassy.

If using Viselio if would cost £204 with service charge of £69....


Double Entry Tourist Visa


Last updated 04/01/20


Mosque in Tashkent


  • Visa free travel.  From the 1st of February, 2019, citizens of 45 countries will be able to enter Uzbekistan without a visa and stay for up to 30 days.  No Visa is required.  To read more from Advantour.

  • Citizens of Great Britain can apply for Uzbekistan visa through simplified procedure of issuing e-visa. An e-visa is required by foreign citizens an the cost of $20.

  • Official Electronic Visa Portal
    of the Republic of Uzbekistan .
    How to obtain and E-Visa from Uzbekistan Authorities.


E-Visa for 30 days processing fee