Kyrgyz Peak Lenin

Travelling in Kyrgyzstan you have an amazing opportunity to make sure that one of the most popular peaks in the country is peak Lenin. You can start a tour rent a car Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan and find out that the peak Lenin is 4134m high. During the times of the Soviet Union it was prohibited to start any tours and travel in Kyrgyzstan in a whole probably due to weather circumstances. Moreover the peak was seen as the highest one in the entire Soviet Union.

There have been made a great amount of attempts of making a mounting of the peak by travelers making their tour on cars for rent in Kyrgyzstan. But one of the first investigational tours was made by the explorer A.P. Fedchanko. He travelled in Central Asia and in Kyrgyzstan along the Pamir Mountains in 1871. And his notes are seen as the first reliable ones.

The peak first was named after the governor - Peak Kaufman. And only then it was named after the Soviet leader. In the course of a tour it is possible for all to get to know that the first expedition was made in 1929 with not all the participants to mount the peak. In 1934 the attempts of reaching the top of the mountain during the tour was made by men travelling from the face of the Soviet Red Army. The managed to reach the top and put the statue of Lenin.

Unfortunately there were sad events of attempts of vaulting the top. In 1974 the group of women was travelling in the mountains but was caught by the storm. Then in 1991 the group of travelers was taken to the ground by the earthquake during their tour. And only one out of 44 people was found dead and the only one survived.

In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan you should be well aware of all dangers the mountains can express. For your confidence and security we recommend to contact our managers. They are always glad to organize a tour according to what you really desire. At the same time you are welcome to our website where you can make a notice of tours which can be travelled by you.