Horse games and other national games
Travelling in Kyrgyzstan will give you opportunity to get acquainted with nomads and their horse games and other national games. It is known that, almost all Kyrgyz national games are closely related with horses. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will be impressed and participate in them.
One of the interesting games you are going to see in a tour in Kyrgyzstan is Kok Boru. It's famous competitive game which consists of 2 teams and 8 riders. Their goal is to throw the dead goat into the opponent's goal. The game is very difficult but entertaining.
We are glad to announce you the next game as Erenish. Almost the same as Kok Boru, but riders must to throw an opponent off the horse. Besides being strong, horse must be powerful and endurant as well. Otherwise it won't participate in such kind of games.
The next game is Kyz Kuumai. This game is closely related with wedding tradition. In the course of tours in Kyrgyzstan, you will see bride and groom. The groom must catch bride and kiss her. If she agrees, they will start preparation for wedding. If not, she has right to kick him. We have no doubt that, you will like this game when you travel in Kyrgyzstan.
Beside horse games, there is wrestling-alysh. It looks like the wide-spread Greco-Roman and free style wrestling. The next game is toguz korgool. It is intellectual game which develops military strategic thinking. Kyrgyz national games are extreme but very interesting. Being in tours in Kyrgyzstan, we are sure you will be inspired.