Kyrgyzstan tours:

Peak Lenin in Kyrgyzstan


We are glad to see you travelling in Kyrgyzstan and amaze by wonderful Peak Lenin. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will find it in Osh region. The Peak is situated on the border with Tajikistan. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by its height of about 7134 m, which is considered to be the third highest mountain in the former Soviet Union. When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you are going to see it in a shape of armchair. We are glad to see you here.

In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told about the famous Russian explorer of Central Asia A.P. Fedchanko and his travelling to the Northern Pamirs in 1871. It is important to note that, he was first who discovered the geography of the Pamir Mountains. We are ready to inform you about the Peak, that it was called the Peak Kaufman before, but after a Russian Governor General, it got new name of Kuh-i-Gamo (Warm Mountain). During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told about an expedition which was done in 1929. Due to difficulties, only two climbers reached the mountain and later decided to try their skills in the Zaalaiskii range. After five years, there was the second expedition of professional climbers from Soviet Red Army. It was dangerous for them and they reached the mountain after 2 attempts and placed a statue of Lenin, which is considered to be highest in the world.  Also, there was next expedition from North face on 8th of September in 1934.

In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told about the 50th anniversary of the Soviet Union in 1967. This even involved 301 people from abroad, where 20 of them were women. In the result, they opened new 16 routes to the summit.

When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will find the Peak Lenin famous with the height of 7000 m.

It is important to say that, the Peak Lenin causes fear due to dozens tragedies happened in the history of mountains. In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told about the year of 1974, where group of women died under storm. The next tragedy of the 1991 year, where 44 climbers faced with an earthquake. We have to admit that, one survived, one died and others never ever found. We recommend you to be in a good physical shape in tours in Kyrgyzstan and have special mountain equipment. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you can visit the Achik Tash camp which is situated near Lukovaya Polyana (Wild Onion Field).