Held every two years in even-numbered years, this gathering of global sportsmen competing in traditional nomadic sports is a highlight of the entire region. Sports competitions are held at the Hippodrome just east o…
Worth planning around if you'll be in the area in late July, for a gathering of horse games and a somnolent rendition of kok boru on yaks held by the shores of Tulpar Köl. Contact CBT for exact dates.
The Birds of Prey Festival is worth a visit if you are in the area in August, when falconers from around Issyk-Köl compete here with their eagles, hawks and falcons. Contact CBT for exact dates.
CBT organises a one-day bike race with both off-road and paved routes from Arslanbob down towards Bazar Korgon. It's generally held the first week of May each year, but varies depending on the weather.
Join CBT's ski guides and excited local school children in this one-day ski festival, generally held the third week of January.