Khan Tengri is another cultural heritage in Kyrgyzstan. It is situated in the Issyk Kul oblast and borders with Kazakhstan. The word "Khan Tengri" means "Prince of Spirits" or "Ruler of the Sky". This is a great mountain that will be added to your travel list during your tours in Kyrgyzstan. Our company is always ready to make tours in Kyrgyzstan possible for you. We will be glad if you rent a car and make your trip - incredible!
The mountain reaches about 6995 m a.s.l. Later this information changed and survey announced that the actual height is about 7010 m. In 1957 there was some argues between Khan Tengri and Peak Pobeda. The Russian researcher Semyenov Tianshansky made a wrong statement identifying the latter as Khan Tengri when he first reached the region. The real name of this mountain is Kan Tau (Blood Mountain) due to its red colour. In fact, this redness appeared because of sunset or maybe because of climbers that has died during attempts. The first successful climb was done by Ukrainian team in 1931. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan you will have a chance to visit this amazing mountain in your tour. Our company has such kind of tours as mountain climbs.
In your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will need special permission to climb mountains connecting with border zone. For example, before in Soviet time people needed a special permission document to access mountain and foreigners were completely prohibited until 1989. Being in Kyrgyzstan you will have an opportunity to make awesome photos with the pyramid peaks and fun in tour in Kyrgyzstan.
After vising mountains, you will see the Enilchek Glacier that located at the foot of the mountain. The next amazing place you are going to see in tour is Merzbacher lakes. They appear only in summer especially in Augustduring ice breaks.
There is also The Ak Togue that goes by the watershed of the Terskey Ala Too range. It is also one of the amazing places, you have to travel in Kyrgyzstan and see in tour. With our guides you will pass the highway through gorges that are covered in Tien Shan fir. After that you will come at the valley of the Karkara river to the high mountain valley of the Sary Zhaz river.
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