Eagle hunting

Kyrgyzstan is a country of high mountains and it means that people of the country were looking for the opportunities of communicating with animals as eagle hunting as a bright example. We would like to tell you more about it now before visitants start to travel a tour . So, eagle hunting is the process of eagles hunting various animals - hares, foxes and lynxes, wolves. At the same time it is necessary to note that this has started in 12-13th centuries.

Guests will find out that an eagle used for hunting is berkut - people doing the hunting are berkutchi. In Kyrgyzstan tours it is possible to find the way of communication with these people, they will be glad to tell some of the peculiar things.

Though not all of the men can become berkutchi as knowledge were going from generation to generation. All will be able to find out that the berkut is also known as the golden eagle and they basically live for about 40-50 years. When berkuchi need an eagle, they take them from the nest as babies and train for 3-4 years. Then these birds live with people for about 20 years.

Those are members of Kyrgyzstan tours  and have a desire to witness the demonstration of eagle hunting can start for Issyk Kul, Naryn region and for the price of 100$ make a witness of it. At the same time we would like to note that the season of hunting is for about 4 months.


Kyrgyzstan is very interesting country and we are glad to facilitate your tour by providing trustworthy information:

Kyrgyz Traditional clothes
Kyrgyz Felt show
Kyrgyz Folklore show
Kyrgyz Mountains
Kyrgyz History
Kyrgyz Ranges