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Reconnect with Yourself on a Spiritual Adventure in the Kyrgyz Republic

Reconnect with Yourself on a Spiritual Adventure in the Kyrgyz Republic 
Kyrgyzstan is one of the few countries in the world that can boast stunning mountain ranges that comprise 93% of its territory. If you have booked an adventure tour involving trekking, climbing, or horseback riding, however, and you want to deepen your spirituality, the stunning natural settings that makeup the Kyrgyz Republic are the perfect way to do so! After all, studies have shown that simply being in the presence of nature creates ‘connections to the sacred’ and deepen your sense of belonging to something far larger than yourself! 

What Would Carl Jung Think of the Kyrgyzstan Republic? 
 ‘He would probably love it’ is the most obvious and logical answer. Carl Jung felt that city life was leading modern human beings to miss out on the important things that spirituality brought to their lives. As people moved from natural to city settings, they could easily feel alone, small, and insignificant. Jung thought that it was when human beings were in the presence of majestic mountains, sparking oceans, or lush green surroundings, that they could feel more in contact with their spiritual side. In Kyrgyzstan, you can achieve this effect from the time you begin to explore it. For Jung and other thinkers, the first step towards personal improvement, is knowing yourself. Embracing a more spiritual life is therefore an act of personal responsibility that can help make you a better person.

Beautiful Natural Sites in Kyrgyzstan to Hone Your Spirituality 
The friendly staff at Visit Karakol will be the perfect people to suggest top natural sites in which you can enjoy adventures but also take the time to engage in spiritual practices like meditation, Tai Chi or yoga - which is so ideal as the sun rises and sets. The Celestial Mountains tour will lift your spirits as you walk through dreamlike sites like Djety-Oguz, the Karakol gorge, Ala-Kul lake, and Altyn-Arashan. For a shot of blu, it’s go to be Ala-Kul lake, which stuns with its turquoise waters and wild purple flowers. Another awe-inspiring site is the Karakol valley, where sky, mountains, and waters meet. Even if you are trekking in company, you can make use of break time to practice a simple mindfulness meditation or do a few nature-inspired yoga postures. The fresh air and dreamlike views will probably make it easier than ever to concentrate on these activities.

Are Natural Escapes Worth It? What do Scientists Say? 
 When you engage in spiritual pursuits in a natural habitat, you may feel uplifted, focused, and relaxed, but did you know that this type of holiday has deep benefits that actually change levels of feel-good neurotransmitters in the brain? A study published in the journal Religion, Brain & Behavior found that the neurotransmitters (serotonin and dopamine - also known as ‘feel-good neurotransmitters’) enjoy positive changes during spiritual getaways, thus bestowing us with feelings of greater positivity and happiness.

If you are searching for a unique, pristine, majestic natural land in which to simply interact with nature, feel more in tune with your spirituality, or take part in your favorite spiritual practices, Kyrgyzstan is an ideal choice. With a range of beautiful lakes and mountains, it will fill you with awe as you contemplate how beautiful the world can actually be. Rely on Visit Karakol to prepare action-packed yet safe adventures that also allow you enough ‘me time’ to tune in with one of the most important people in your life: you.

Author of article: 
Jacqueline Ross