Eagle hunting

Eagle hunting in Kyrgyzstan is truly appreciated among locals and travellers. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will have a chance to learn more about them. Generally, eagle hunting is known from the 12th and 13th centuries.

When you travel in Kyrgyzstan, you will get acquainted with berkutchi. He is an eagle trainer. It is a great opportunity to take photos with them as well as learn how to behave being close to them. There is one more interesting fact you will learn in a tour in Kyrgyzstan is that no anyone can be berkutchi. This precious skill sent from one generation to another. In addition, it is costly. We are sure that, you will like it when you travel in Kyrgyzstan.

Walking among beautiful valleys and great mountains, you will find the berkut (golden eagles). They have the golden feathers at the back of its head. They usually hunt hares, foxes and lynxes. Female birds are bigger and able to hunt wolves. The lifespan of eagles is 40-50 years. In the course of tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will be told by eagle trainer that birds caught young and trained by one person for 3-4 years. After 20 years the berkutchi make free them and let to find mate and make nest. For seeing eagle hunting, you can travel in Kyrgyzstan from late October. Eagle hunting lasts for about 4 months. Course of tours in Kyrgyzstan will give you the chance to connect with world famous hunting!

Demonstration is arranged in Issyk Kul, Naryn region and near to Bishkek. Price: $100 per group.