Horse games and other national games

Get fantastic memories of exploring nomads as well as horse games and other national games when you travel in Kyrgyzstan. Long time ago, Kyrgyz liked to play national sports games which led to the nomadic antiquity. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will see powerful men riding horse. They used to show their endurance and strength by participation in various kinds of horse games. It is worth travelling in Kyrgyzstan and get inspiration of Kyrgyz national sport games.

When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to participate in national sports games related with horses. The most interesting game is Kok - Boru. It is very interesting game consisting of 2 teams and 8 people each. The purpose of this game is done in throwing the dead goat into the opponent's goal.

It is important to note that, besides man's power, the horse's endurance must be high and strength. In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by outstanding sport games which will not leave you indifferent. The next game you are going to see in your tour in Kyrgyzstan is Erenish. It is another fantastic game, which almost same as Kok - Boru, but requires to throw an opponent off the horse. As you can see, Kyrgyz national games are related with horses.

We would like you to participate in a very lovely game - Kyz-Kuumai. It is an amazing game, which used to be a part of nomadic lifestyle. During your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed by the love of Kyrgyz man who used to show it through the best horse riding. We are sure that, you will love it in your tour in Kyrgyzstan! Actually, the real meaning of the "Kyz-Kuumai" game is "Catch up the girl". This wonderful game is used to be a wedding custom. In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you are going to see the bride and groom, where groom must to catch a girl and kiss her. If she does not allow him to kiss, it means she disagrees of marrying him. So, she has right to hit him. We have no doubt that, this game will catch your attention!

The next game you are going to participate when you travel in Kyrgyzstan is wrestling-alysh. You may mix up it with the wide-spread Greco-Roman and free style wrestling. There is also intellectual game as toguz korgool, which requires a perfect logical mind and of military strategic thinking. All Kyrgyz national games relate to the strength and power which will inspire you in your tour in Kyrgyzstan! 

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Konorchek canyons
Horse riding in Chon Kemin gorge
Boat cruise in Issyk Kul lake
Ski in Karakol
Rafting