Kyrgyz Eagle hunting

Kyrgyzstan is a mountain country with a nomadic past so eagle hunting is widely used here. We are glad to introduce you information concerning this point of view. Eagle hunting is one of the main activities of nomadic people, started to exist in 12-13th century. In the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan you will be able to watch eagle hunting and even see an eagle from the close distance. Those who own the eagle are known to be called berkutchi and you can communicate with them in the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan rent a car. You have an amazing opportunity to find out more peculiar information about eagles, hawks and falcons when you start to travel in Kyrgyzstan. Long time ago those citizens who owned a horse and an eagle were considered to be rich and prosperous. They supplied the whole country, village, their families with meat and fur. Travelling in Kyrgyzstan you will find out that eagles are highly valued in our country. The local name of the eagle is berkut and it is also known as the golden eagle. This name the bird acquired from having golden feathers on the back. The birds live for 40-50 years, with the man they stay for 20 years. The work of berkutchi is complicating, just imagine -to take a baby bird from the nest of parents struggling for them; then to be the parent to this baby bird and train for 3-4 years. When you start to travel in Kyrgyzstan you will see that after 20 years of being close to the man they are given their way to the wild life so that they could make a family. Their pairs are eternal. In case you have a strong desire to make a tour in Kyrgyzstan with watching the hunting, you should know that the season starts in October and lasts for 4 months. At the same time, locations that may be visited when you travel on car rent in Kyrgyzstan are Issyk Kul and Naryn regions, also Bishkek - it costs 100$ for a group.



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