Traditional clothes

We are glad to inform you more about traditional clothes when you will travel in Kyrgyzstan. The Kyrgyz clothes reflect a nomadic lifestyle as well as features of various regions is visible. Tour in Kyrgyzstan will be interesting by learning more about national outfit which never changes its style. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan, you will find outfits dedicated to various events as wedding, funeral, birthday and others. There is also a national horse riding outfit made of leather and wool.

There are special men's clothes consisting of underwear and outerwear as pants made of tanned leather or suede called jarq shym, kandagay and chalbar. Such kind of clothes worn by warriors and wealth people.  In winter they used to wear fur coats - Ichik.  Since nomads are mountain people and winters there are very cold, they produced fur coats from the fur of wild animals such as wolf, fox and lynx. Talking about men's shoes, there are ankle boots Chokoy and Charyk as well national hats as tebetey, kalpak and malakai. Thus Kyrgyz outfit is always attracts travellers from around the world. It must interest you as well as in tours in Kyrgyzstan.

Talking about women's clothes you will find similarities of underwear and outerwear as well. They used to wear a beautiful swing skirt - beldemchi and decorate with different kind of items.

Young girls preferred fancy hats decorated with feathers of birds, ornaments from silver, pearls, corals and others. In addition, they wore over the dress-shirt a short or long sleeveless jacket - chyptama and fur coats - Ichik. In the course of tours in Kyrgyzstan you will have the opportunity to try them on and see how nomadic people looked like. Travel in Kyrgyzstan and learn more about ancient people!