Khan Tengri in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan is famous for its mountains and ready to inform you about Khan Tengri! When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will find it in Issyk Kul lake near Kazakhstan. The meaning of Khan Tengri is "Prince of Spirits" or "Ruler of the Sky".
In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by its height of 7010 m. It is considered to be one of the most visited places in the world.
It is worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and to learn more about Khan Tengri mountain. It is important to note that, before there were disputes between Khan Tengri and Peak Pobeda. Actually, Semyenov Tianshansky, wrongly acknowledged the Khan Tengri in his first route in Kyrgyzstan in 1857. In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will hear that, some people call it Kan Tau (Blood Mountain). The mountain got this name due to red color of sunset or maybe because of alpinists who lost lives by reaching it. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to get know about expeditions which were successfully done in 1931 by a Ukrainian team.
It is important to note that, the border zone for accessing the mountain was strictly controlled in Soviet period. Foreigners couldn't not enter mountains and even locals needed to get special permission until 1989. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impresses by its pyramid shape which will not leave you indifferent!
Tours in Kyrgyztsan will moving one by visiting Enilchek Glacier, which lied at the foot of great Khan Tengri mountain. Don't miss to see interesting Merzbacher lakes! They used to appear and disappear every summer.
The next route is going to be done through the Ak Togue pass which goes marks the watershed of the Terskey Ala Too range. The highway passes are usually covered in Tien Shan fir and follows the valley of the Karkara river to the high mountain valley of the Sary Zhaz river.