Kyrgyzstan tours:

Horse games and other Kyrgyz games

We are glad to see you travelling in Kyrgyzstan and tell the history of nomads as well as horse games and other national games. We all know that, Kyrgyz people are nomads and thus all national sport games are related with horses. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will have opportunity to try your skills on horses.

When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will get acquainted with famous Kok - Boru game! It is a team game and consists two teams of 8 people. Their task is to throw the dead goat into the opponent's goal. We have to admit that, this game is very difficult.

During your tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will see Kyrgyz horses powerful and endurant. We have no doubt that, you will like it in your tours in Kyrgyzstan. Moving on, we would like to represent you another interesting game - Erenish. It looks like previous game but riders on horseback must to throw an opponent off the horse.  We are sure that, you will like this game in you tours in Kyrgyzstan.

Another game is "Kyz Kuumai". It is very famous game among locals and travellers as well. This game is based on showing love, for example in ancient Europe men used to show love by writing poems, serenades as well as Kyrgyz men showed love by master horse riding. The meaning of the game "KyzKuumai" means "Catch up the girl". This game was an integral part of wedding tradition. The game consists of the bride and groom, where groom must to catch a bride and kiss her. If she does not want to get kiss from him and get married, she has right to hit him. You will like this lovely game in your tours in Kyrgyzstan!

Besides horse games, there are wrestling-alysh. It is national game which is based on the wide-spread Greco-Roman and free style wrestling. The next game you are going to play when you travel in Kyrgyzstan is an intellectual toguz korgool. This game improves abilities of military strategic thinking.