Do you see the need to rent a car and explore the history of Kyrgyzstan on a tour? The decision is correct because the story is best heard from the guide himself or from the locals. We will try to introduce you to the main events of our history in advance. And you will receive the details of the history during the tour.
While traveling, you will visit the gorges on the walls of which you will see ancient inscriptions. From this, you will learn about the ancient nomads. Their way of life was to wander from one pasture to another, while the nomads took everything with them: household utensils, livestock, and even their dwelling-yurt. In general, the history of Kyrgyzstan is 2000 years old, and in written records, the history starts in 201 BC.
Also, on a car for rent tour, travelers can see ancient art, namely the Rock Art Gallery in the Issyk-Kul region, in Cholpon-Ata. Information about the Bronze Age can be found here in the center of that time spiritual life. On the walls, you can find images of animals in the form of goats, bulls, horses, as well as scenes of dancing and hunting.
In history, the first mention of the Kyrgyz dates back to 201 BC, which has survived to this day and was found in Chinese historical notes. Usually ancient history dates back to 1000 BC before 300 AD. There is also information in the chronicle "Historical Notes", which tells about five people who tried to conquer the Hunnu. Further, in the chronicle of Han Shu by the historian Ban Gu, there are other records about the Kyrgyz. There are also opinions of modern scholars that East Turkestan was the state of the Kyrgyz.
From 1200 to 1400, there were times when the Mongols attacked the Kyrgyz. Due to the invasion of the Mongols, the developed Turkic culture was destroyed. Traveling around Kyrgyzstan in cars for rent, you will learn that in 1207, the Yenisei Kyrgyz came under the rule of Chenghiz Khan. After that, in the 12-15 centuries, close trade ties with Persian, Arab and Turkic traders played a role and nomads began to adopt the religion of Islam. There is a fact that many travelers take a tour, rent a car to discover rich history of the country.
Another no less important event took place in the 15th century, when people from southern Siberia settled on the territory of the Kyrgyz. This influenced the absence of the state from the 15th to the 19th century among the people. In those days, there were separate tribes, when the leaders only tried to unite all of them into one state with one ruler. However, it should be noted that the attempts did not materialize and as a result, tribes arose with a political structure and views on the beginning of independence.
From the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th century, the aspirations of the Kyrgyz to become part of the Russian Empire. The northern Kyrgyz because of both internal and external threats expressed this desire more. Thus, the north of Kyrgyzstan joined peacefully and the south conquered. As a result, agricultural and civilian ones replaced the nomadic way of life.
The beginning of the 20th century, in 1917 the end of the Russian Empire, the emergence of a new form of government. In other words, a new stage in history marked by the coming of the Bolsheviks to power. The moments when they abolished the exploitation of people and declared their equality. The beginnings of the Soviet Union began to influence the development of the political, cultural, and educational system. However, with the advent of the new government, it was banned to be a confessor and to have any religion in general. At the same time, murders of innocent people have increased.
In 1991, the country opened a new stage in history after gaining independence, the Soviet power collapsed. In the first moments of gaining independence, there was a decline in living standards, unemployment and a crisis in political, economic and social life. However, there were benefits as in 1992 Kyrgyzstan became a member of the UN, in 1993 it adopted its Constitution. The country was still shaken in the course of two large-scale revolutions in 2005 and 2010 due to popular discontent with the presidency.
Now Kyrgyzstan is a country of hopes, faith and love. A country of incredibly hospitable people who will always welcome travelers. Tour with Kyrgyzstan car for rent is about eventful history!