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Kupkari/Buzkashi (Uloq/Ulak) Tour in Uzbekistan


Samarkand – Kupkari show – Samarkand


1 day

  • Day 01            Samarkand – Kupkari Show – Samarkand

    Breakfast in the hotel in Samarkand. Morning drive to Samarkand region to watch the Kupkari/Buzkashi show where it is held. Due to a security reason it is better to go up to a trailer of a truck or a tractor and watch from there. Lunch with locals. PM. Return to Samarkand hotel for an overnight.

1 pax in single room Upon request
2 pax (twin sharing) Upon request
3 pax (twin sharing) Upon request
4 pax (twin sharing) Upon request
5 pax (twin sharing) Upon request
Supplement for single room (except 1 pax where included Upon request


Features of the tour:

It is an ancient fierce game played by strong & brave riders. Some travelers may not like the idea of riders’ contending for the body of a dead goat.


Best season to travel:

It is usually held in spring & autumn during holidays & weddings.


Level of difficulties and age limitation:

As it is an exciting horse game, we recommend for travelers above 18 years old.


In the past local rulers used to arrange such games to pick up the strongest & most clever guys for their armies. Nowadays it is quite popular in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan & Karakalpakistan.


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