One of the finest memorable moments of my life was a family trip to various places of spiritual significance. I have covered Kedarnath, Badrivishal, Gangotri, and Yamnotri at the age of 20 in our group a kid was of only two years. (If you think I was too young no in our culture parents start taking spiritual trips quite early as this help inculcate admirable virtues)
With domestic travel taking off in a big way post-pandemic, spiritual tourism is one of its fastest-growing segments. As per a travel trend analysis, spiritual tourism is going to be bigger in 2023.
Spiritual tourism estimates-Golden Temple Punjab: Have a 1 Lakh visitors daily, which is much higher than pre-pandemic.
Vaishno Devi Shrine, Jnk:32k-40k visitors per day(we also visited last summer/may with a heart of gratitude towards Mata Rani.
Guruvayur Devaswom, Kerala: 6k-7k visitor daily.
A Uttarakhand getaway a wellness and spiritual tour of south India and tours of the temple in Indore and Ujjaine are popular.
“It is no longer perceived as the retired community activity”
Young people are travelling for multiple causes beginning from Yoga -Meditation retreats, Learning stillness, Organic Farming, and Breaking away from mundane life.
Places such as Uttarakhand, Manali and other northeastern states provide therapeutic retreats that allow them to disconnect from their busy lives and rejuvenate.
There is also a spike in interest from NRI customer planning to explore the rich cultural heritage of India.
Combining luxury and spirituality
People are giving preference for hotels in Haridwar and Rishikesh that have private ghats, special Ganga aarti arrangements, daily yoga, meditation and walking area.
Now that people are more aware there is a growing demand for wellness, so the package offers a spiritual experience with rejuvenating yoga retreats and Ayurvedic spas.
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