Traveling to Kyrgyzstan – COVID-19 Updates
Kyrgyzstan is a small country in the Middle East. It is landlocked between Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and China. The country has a long and dynamic cultural history that is noticeable in its building and monuments. The country is also located in some stunning mountainous terrain that is well worth a visit.
As of 8th May 2021, there was an update on the travel advice and restrictions for those traveling to Kyrgyzstan. At present, there are COVID restrictions in place in Bishkek that included updates to vaccination requirements and cancellation of flights between England and Turkey. There is also some updated information on the conflict in Tajikistan and some mountainous health risks in the Kyrgyzstan border area.
Kyrgyzstan is currently accepting foreign travelers into the country, however, they require a negative PCR test taken under 72 hours before entering the country. If the traveller has delays or an unexpected extension to their travel plans they must clear a negative PCR test in Kyrgyzstan before entering the country. On their flight, passengers must complete a questionnaire before landing.
The majority of coronavirus restrictions have now been lifted in Kyrgyzstan, only some remain such as restrictions of large gatherings which have been re-introduced in Bishkek. A negative PCR test is also required when entering the country which must be taken no more than 72 hours before your arrival. Biirdee can help you arrange business class and first-class air