Khan Tengri

On the tour in Kyrgyzstan, we will speak about the peak Khan Tengri, the top of about 6995m above sea level. However, the ice cap makes the mountain to be about 7010m above sea level. Out of the tours the visitants can travel, such information as it located in the Issyk Kul region and being the border with Kazakhstan can be renowned.

Locals call it as “Prince of Spirits” or “Ruler of the Sky”. The peak had numerous names during different periods of time, as the scientist made a fault in the depiction of the peak, when he mistook it with the peak Pobeda. The original name is said to be Kan Tau (Blood Mountain) maybe due to blood of vaulters died there or due to red sunsets.

Kyrgyzstan car rent on tours is the chance to find out that in 1931 the team from Ukraine was the first one to climb the peak. During the period of the Soviet Union the ordinary people were not given the permission of getting to the territory of the mountain in Kyrgyzstan, maybe due to non-investigated territories. Seeing the mountain closer if rent a car and drive to the Enilchek Glacier and Merzbacher lakes along with astonishing valleys and rivers, the gorges of memorable views on the tours.