Khan Tengri Mountain.

This famous peak is the highest point in Kazakhstan (7010 m) and the most northerly in the world. The mountain sits on the border of three states – China, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. The summit of Khan-Tengri is difficult to reach and therefore extremely interesting to both mountaineers and lovers of adventure holidays. The northern part of the mountain is situated in Kazakhstan. The dream of many mountaineers is to climb the north face of Khan-Tengri.

The Khan Tengri Peak is the most northern peak over seven thousands meters height in the world. Khan Tengri is one of the most beautiful mountains in the world because of its perfect marble peak, 1200 years passed since Khan Tengri had been mentioned in the Chinese chronicles for the first time. M. Pogrebetskiy, a Ukrainian mountain climber conquered it for the fist lime in 1931, having traversed the southern side of the peak. This route considered to be classical even today.

Khan Tengri is located in the far region on the boundaries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and China. Most climbers reach the base camp at the fool of Khan Tengri by helicopter. Ascending to its peak is the goal of many climbers all over the world. It requires a minimum of fourteen days to reach its top. The region around the mountain includes many peaks of 6000m in height: the Marble Wall (6400 m) is among them. It is an area of the alpine valleys with the most beautiful lakes and rivers.

Due to the proximity of the Chinese border, this region require special permission to enter (a permit).


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