Kyrgyz Eagle hunting

Eagle hunting is a famous activity of the Kyrgyz people which takes roots since ancient times. Being nomadic tribes Kyrgyz people had to find such activities which could help them to survive. In this case during tours in Kyrgyzstan they can show you how eagles hunt. Knowledge and skills of eagle hunting are going from generation to generation and due to it only some families know peculiarities. Starting to travel in Kyrgyzstan rent cars you have all the opportunities of witnessing amazing eagles which are known here as berkuts. Those men who find strength to catch a baby-eagle from the nest and start the process of domestication and then hunting are known as berkutchi. For you to know before starting to travel a tour in Kyrgyzstan we would like to announce that eagle hunting takes roots since 12-13th centuries. Eagles actually live for 40-50 years, pairs which they create are permanent and eternal. And of course we shouldn't forget that berkuts live with berkutchi for about 20 years after 3-4 years of domestication. While making tours in Kyrgyzstan and Bishkek car rent service you can find out that eagles hunt big animals - foxes and lynxesá wolves and hares. In case you have a strong desire to make a witness of the eagle hunting we recommend to travel to Issyk Kul, Naryn regions where for the price of 100$.