Tourists and yoga at the same time

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Tourists are ready to pay any money for the trip to distant lands in search of unknown feelings, much less than who is buying tours to Egypt or Turkey, but because travel agencies annually swell the list of their services, referring to the range of interests that is able to attract new interested customer.

Especially for those who are difficult to surprise, there are so-called esoteric tourism, which today is booming and is in high demand. According to tour operators, the popularity of esoteric tours increases each year by approximately 25-30%.

The concept of "esoteric tourism", according to the experts, was formed relatively recently — about 12-14 years ago, at the intersection of ecology, tourism and yoga. "Esoteric tourism is a culture travel, the art of pilgrimage by sacred places of our planet,— says Anna Shokina, tour operator Centre of esoteric tourism.— Over the recent years there is an extraordinary rise in demand for this kind of tourism, and this is because people engaged in their spiritual growth." In these tours combine recreation and leisure, journey and adventure, and a variety of health practices help a person become more strong and healthy.

According to Valentina Kurochkina, head of the esoteric sports club "Unexplored world", "the main objective of esoteric tourism is the attempt to reveal the goals and values of human existence, the desire to teach him to be happy, not yesterday or tomorrow but here and now."

As such, the classification of esoteric tours does not exist, however, experts identify several species, including familiarization, mystical, Wellness. The main difference between these tours from the usual is that the main goal is obtaining spiritual knowledge (the theory in this direction is of great importance, in particular, seminars and workshops in nature) and practical skills as well as increasing the spiritual level of a person.

"Esoteric tours different from the usual that, in addition to the historical cutoff, we are interested in the energy area, which is sent, in particular, its history and mythology," says Anna Shokina.

Esoteric tours are carried out both within Ukraine and abroad. The most popular destination for such tours within the country is Crimea. According to tour operators, most of the Peninsula impregnated with positive energy and therefore, problems with the choice of location does not occur: "According to legend, the Crimea was the dwelling place of the Amazons, the Peninsula is saturated with the feminine energy and has a positive impact on the spiritual development of man." Places of power are uneven, but most of them are near Sevastopol, in the Bakhchsarai area and on the southern coast of the Crimea. In addition, these places are known as a health resort. So, it is very popular treatment in Yevpatoria , a seaside resort town.

Depending on the desires and preferences of the client, the tour operator offers walking, driving and car and walking tour options, accommodation in hotels or tents, the presence of chefs, sporting events (particularly diving), and other services.

For those who want to know themselves in the atmosphere of Eastern culture, there are esoteric tours to Egypt, Tibet, Jerusalem, India, China, Burma, Bhutan, Thailand, Nepal, Mexico or Peru. Also popular Russia: Altai, Baikal, Karelia, the Valdai, the Kola Peninsula, Siberia, the Urals and the Volga river.

The cost of such tours depends on the conditions of stay, location and duration (typically 3-14 days) — price varies from $100 to $3 thousand, in the case of individual ordering this figure increases by about two times.

Author: Tamila ABLAEVA

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Fania August 31, 2019
In my opinion these tours are called Ayurvedic and not curative. And there are agencies that provide them. ...
Fania August 31, 2019
My mother Saree was brought in, she was impressed. Here the sensibility of relatives depends, and interesting Souvenirs, where, where, as in India full. ...
Fanie August 31, 2019
The cow is their sacred because transport is their main God. He goes. ...
Fanie August 31, 2019
India, of course, the country is unrealistic contrast. From hostility to love. Sure there again fly. ...
Fanie August 31, 2019
For all time, only one time did fly. Can't say that much, but not saying. It is very ambiguous impression. So plan another visit. ...
Fanie August 31, 2019
I tried also to stop by the local Cauca, but unfortunately no one responded. Therefore, in the hostel stopped. But to use couchsurfing, the site sign up for Cauca and add your entry with a photo and wait until someone answers. ...
Fanie August 31, 2019
I simply ignored, although they met very rarely only because the taxi moved with tinted Windows. ...
Swallow 11 December, 2019
Interested in this question - they say that in India it is forbidden to move from place to place, what sort of laws it is prohibited. and it seems that all tours should take place only with mestami guides that sort yourself somewhere to go, to go is also undesirable. This is =really? ...
nausla 11 December, 2019
I have something about children.
When adults go, they are ready for different troubles. Although not all of them.
With babies the same problems can be magnified many times. ...
Wardon 17 January, 2020
It's simple - the city of Moscow)
I live here, actually. Moved 4 years as from Voronezh.
Remember standing on Vykhino I needed from there to get to something - of course, now I do not remember already where. Wanted to appeal to the woman - seemingly normal self, no different from the others. I don't have time to handle it, she turned and left only “don't know”. All. Of course, I didn't need the red carpet and the bread/salt, but man I just got dumped and all.
And 2 years ago to me the friend came from Malta. Also responded not very much. Says that people, in their shells - everyone is afraid once again to have it touched) But this is my personal observation, and therefore wanted to know from others on this subject) ...