When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will get acquainted with unique traditional clothes which will not leave you indifferent! Tours in Kyrgyzstan will tell you about outfits which never changed style for seven hundred years. If you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will see different kind of clothes related with the social status, marital status and age of the person. We are sure that, you will be surprised by the perfect outfits of Kyrgyz culture.
In general, Kyrgyz outfit based on underwear and outerwear. You will find several types of men's pants made of tanned leather or suede as "jarq shym", "kandagay", "chalbar". These types of clothes were worn by warriors and rich people. There are also winter clothes as fur coats - "Ichik". Kyrgyz people respect clothes made from the fur of wild animals such as wolf, fox, and lynx. Ancient Kyrgyz man used to wear ankle boots Chokoy and Charyk and traditional hats: tebetey, kalpak and malakai. So you can see how diverse man's outfit! In the course of your tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity even try them on.
Women's wardrobe consist underwear and outerwear as well. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be inspired by the swing skirt - "beldemchi". It is very beautiful! Besides women, men also like to wear "beldemchi" decorated by metal items.
There are also girls' hats, which are decorated by different with feathers of birds, ornaments, silver, pearls, corals, and other precious stones. They used to wear over the dress-shirt a short or long sleeveless jacket - "chyptama" and fur coats - "Ichik". We have to admit that, Kyrgyz national clothes are unique and you will not see them anywhere except in tour in Kyrgyzstan.
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Kyrgyz Traditional clothes
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Kyrgyz Folklore show