What 2019 looks like for the Wellness Tourism in India

When the doors of adulthood open for us, our life starts looping around the 9 to 5 jobs. Although it seems great for a while, with time follows us the monotony we have gifted ourselves. As days pass by, we start looking for an escape from all the stress and weariness. Giving our body to unwind on a wellness holiday is the real gift of happiness and rejuvenation. , the options are endless. This one step towards making your wellness a priority can actually make a lot of things work your way.

Choosing your mental and physical health over everything widens your horizon. Just imagine yourself being pampered amid the arms of nature, feels great right? This is one reason that wellness tourism is experiencing a rise in India. Not just natives of the motherland but travelers from across the globe, come here for seeking positivity. The question is what exactly does India has to offer in terms of wellness in 2019? Ayurveda, yoga, meditation, rejuvenation are the main aspects that the country takes pride in. If we go by studies, it is said that India will touch great heights in the wellness tourism industry in the coming years. This is well justified by the plethora of destinations dotted on the land. That being said, all these wellness retreats of India are mostly settled close to nature, bringing a sense of newness.

Let’s also discuss how cost comes in as a factor when planning a retreat in India.

•    Cost

Traveling to India has become a lot easier over the period time. Expenses for international travelers while coming to India have been cut down to a limit. From the travel fare for the daily expenses, the cost of traveling to India is made reasonable. All this is done to bring more tourism opportunities to the land. On the other hand, the cost of medical services in India is way less than what you expect in other countries. Which is one major reason why foreign patients fly in for curing disease and getting surgeries.

The country has saved the 12th spot on the list of 20 wellness tourism markets across the world. So it is better now than never that you skip your responsibilities and read what wellness tourism has in store for you.

•    Ayurveda

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There is quite a reason why Ayurveda is known as the oldest system of medicine on Earth. Simply put, Ayurveda is known as the ‘Science of Life’ which has been practiced from 5000 years in India. It is a way to heal and relax not just the mind but the body. From the year 1982, Ayurveda came more into practice for it was recognized as a traditional medicine by WHO. Ever since there have been innumerable followers of this form of healing across the globe. Why? For it cures diseases, restores health and also provides psychological relief.

•    Where?

Kerala, Goa, Uttarakhand, Udaipur, Karnataka.

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•    Yoga

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Moving ages back into the history of India, you come across a form that brings absolute peace to mind. Yoga is that ancient form of attaining good health through mental, spiritual, and physical practices. It stands as one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophical traditions. Moreover, Yoga has been one such practice which has seeped in results for people who have religiously followed it. Indian and international travelers ram yoga retreats in India to relish a Saatvik diet and meditate till they feel good. If we come to think of the possible benefits of Yoga then positivity, pain relief, sound sleep, younger looking DNA come to mind. Along with that, Yoga also helps in having healthy joints, controlling blood pressure, and boosting immunity.

•    Where?

Bihar, Goa[2], Maharashtra[3], Karnataka, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand[4], , Uttar Pradesh.

•    Meditation

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Whenever the dark clouds of stress and tension circle around, meditation comes in like a savior. This technique of calming your blood pressure and heart rate has been with us for thousands of years. Meditation is basically a program where when you focus your attention from inside you attain a deeper relaxation. Through meditation, one can fight anxiety, pain, and depression and brings ultimate peace to mind. And that’s not all, as this form also helps in intuition and creativity. When it comes to traveling to a meditation retreat, the only idea is to make a connection with your inner self in a peaceful environment. Vipassana meditation is one of the most practiced forms in India, a 10-day course which focuses on seeing things as they are.

•    Where?

Pondicherry, Pune, Bengaluru, Chennai, Rishikesh[5], Kerala, Delhi.

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•    Rejuvenation

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In simple words, rejuvenation is the art of injecting happiness and positive energies in someone. Now comes the question how does traveling in India helps one rejuvenate? The tourist places that are snuggled on the map, from North to South and East to West are blessed with natural beauty. Getting a rejuvenating therapy helps in bringing calmness, helps skin improve, and even increase in memory. So whether you like practicing yoga or getting an Ayurvedic treatment[7]. Or just feel good by the coastline or breathing along nature or touching mountain tops. India brings a sense of rejuvenation through all these ways.

•    Where? Kerala[8], Goa, Uttarakhand[9], Himachal Pradesh, .

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