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What is the concept of "active rest"? This is engaging in active activities in your free time, for example, during rest. Nowadays, there are more than 20 types of outdoor activities, and every year their number is increasing.

Active rest for many people is associated with sports. Yes, in some cases, such a vacation does involve some sports. But in reality, everything looks different: there are no grueling training or participation in world competitions. Although, it should be noted that records are regularly set in some types of outdoor activities. Often, active rest is chosen by people far from physical labor and sports. As a rule, these are accountants, lawyers or programmers, whose activities are associated with a long stay in the office, which contributes to the accumulation of a large amount of mental energy, which is easiest to get rid of with the help of outdoor activities.

The Carpathian mountains fascinate tourists: century-old siren forests attract the eye, and high snow-capped peaks beckon with their secrets and riddles described in Hutsul legends. However, the campaigns in the Carpathians are somewhat inferior to the campaigns in the Crimea. The weather is to blame - you can only travel in the Carpathian Mountains in July and August, the rest of the time it is cloudy and damp, it often rains, and mudflows break down from the mountains. In addition, professional equipment for hiking in the Carpathians is required, which requires a lot of money.

In Russia, many people choose active rest in Crimea. At the same time, for the majority of Ukrainian citizens, a beach vacation in Crimea remains the norm - during the day people lie peacefully on the beaches, and in the evenings they visit nightclubs, discos or cafe bars. However, some of the tourists prefer exciting hikes in the mountains. The Crimean mountains are ideal for lovers of canyoning, hiking or speleotourism, there are no significant differences in altitude that even experienced hikers can hardly overcome, and from April to October the nature of Crimea provides ideal conditions for active recreation. The mountainous Crimea is unusually picturesque: many of the cleanest rivers and lakes give a tourist to feel all the charm of living water, green peaks and rock massifs are ideal for rappelling, and mountain trails and landscapes fascinate at first sight.

Active tourism is not yet as popular as, for example, passive recreation at sea. However, many tourists increasingly prefer interesting hiking trips to lying aimlessly on the beach. Often, unique personalities go to the Crimean Mountains, many of whom are esoteric. People who are interested in esotericism, as a rule, have a well-developed ability to listen and understand their body, so they prefer to be active even during rest. Hiking in the mountains, containing elements of esotericism, has long developed into a separate type of active recreation - esoteric tourism, which involves yoga and meditation in the so-called "places of power" of Crimea. Esoteric tourist during the hike directs part of his attention inward, not forgetting to admire the beauty of the Crimean nature.

If you think that outdoor activities are not for you, don't jump to conclusions. You don't have to lie on the couch for weeks to recuperate. You can bring your body back to normal in a couple of days of proper nutrition and sleep, even if before that you had to load coal or submit annual reports.

Rest is required not only for the body, but also for the mind. But how can your mind rest when you spend the day lying on the beach and at night going to the entertainment centers? Only being in clean air, among nature untouched by civilization, moderate physical activity, as well as the use of live food and spring water, will help a person to charge his body with energy and clear his mind of unnecessary thoughts.

We wish you regular and good rest during your vacation!

Leisure

Human society is arranged in such a way that almost every adult person works. But once a vacation morning comes for everyone, when everything around breathes with freedom, boils with life and joy, and music sounds in the heart. Oh, what a great time! Although, if, to delve into, vacation is a tricky business, it is never what it was intended to be. Always - or better, or worse ... But in all cases, these are changes, restoration of spiritual and physical strength.

And if you are young, and there is more than enough of these forces, so that lying on the beach seems like a heavy burden, then the thought of active rest comes with a dazzling inspiration. What is this?

Leisure activities are

Active rest is a pleasure from well-coordinated work of muscles, from physical activity, it is a bunch of endorphins in the blood, giving a feeling of fullness of life and harmony of the world outlook ... , the ceiling in the kitchen, but it will already be unsportsmanlike, since it is not a vacation by definition.

Therefore, every owner of an efficient brain makes the right choice - and not in favor of the kitchen ceiling. So, our choice is active recreation, which, moreover, is often carried out in the context of travel. Where?

Where to spend your outdoor activities

Well, there are plenty of places. In our vast world, there is a huge variety of options for outdoor activities, and there is no country where there would not be at least some of these options.

An uncountable number of countries with wonderful places expect young, and not very young, but energetic people, people with different physical fitness, for different periods of rest, but for whom the main thing is movement. Depending on the type of your outdoor activities, the range can be from some attractive beauty island in the endless waters of the seas and oceans, to sultry Africa or, on the contrary, harsh, snow-capped mountains.

The choice is great for any kind and everything depends only on finances. But don't be discouraged.

Before looking for a place for outdoor activities abroad, do not forget about the homeland: outdoor activities and Russia are perfectly and harmoniously combined. Many exciting activities can be organized here, on the spot, without going anywhere.

Activities

All types of outdoor activities, on the one hand, can be divided into winter and summer. But it is immediately clear that such a division is very arbitrary, since nothing prevents us from going to the warm sea in the midst of a cold winter and doing, for example, diving. Or, conversely, go to the snow in the summer.

They can be subdivided into water and land. And you can group by level of accessibility, or by location, or by degrees of physical activity ...

Active tour from "Rest + Sports"

In different parts of the country, including Moscow, more and more attention is paid to outdoor activities. Many people strive not only to lead a healthy lifestyle every day, go to the gym, exercise, walk more and eat right, but also during the holidays do not slow down the pace, preferring an active tour with extreme sports in the program to the beach pastime.

Active tours

By contacting us for help, you can choose a trip that includes:

  • long hikes over rough terrain;
  • rafting on mountain rivers;
  • trekking;
  • horseback riding.

They are organically combined with rich excursion programs. The popularity of active tourism in Russia is gaining momentum. Going on a similar voyage, you can feel like a character in an adventure film or a discoverer of unknown lands. We offer active tours in Russia, taking into account the different level of training of tourists, the preferred price and duration.

For example, an excellent snow safari in the Khibiny will take only three days from vacation, and climbing Kazbek will last as much as ten. Experienced managers will advise an active tour for every taste; you can get acquainted with the travel program on the website. You can get to the place of the beginning of the trip by different means of transport: by car, plane, by rail.

Active travel in Russia and the world

It is known that the best rest is a change of activity. As strange as it may sound, not everyone knows how to rest properly. Psychologists recommend spending leisure time completely opposite to usual activities. Most people are in the office all day. This means that their rest should be active. With the right approach to free time, not only the mood improves, but also the ability to work, a surge of strength is felt, life becomes much richer. Every new day brings joy, new interests appear. Nowadays, there is a huge selection of active tours, each of which is able to distract from the gray everyday life, relax, unload your brain, and leave a pleasant aftertaste in your soul in the form of unforgettable impressions and memories. Once having gone on a trip, many can no longer give up this pleasure and become ardent fans of tours with active rest. Travelers dream of new achievements, countries, merging with nature, plan new hikes and fully enjoy life. Such people are never bored. Closing their eyes, they can find themselves anywhere in the world, where they have already been. Memories change one after another, and there is a pleasant feeling from the realization that all this happened and, if desired, can be repeated.

It's better to see once than listen to stories a hundred times. Therefore, there are many options for how to spend your vacation, immerse yourself in the atmosphere of beauty, take a break from the city bustle. Routes of active recreation tours differ in duration, complexity, modes of movement. For example, one of the most common types of extreme tourism is river rafting. This is a great way to reboot, test your strengths, teamwork abilities. Even beginners can go rafting without having any experience in hiking. To do this, you need to choose calm rivers of 1 or 2 categories of difficulty, 3 category is suitable for those who have once rafted and are not afraid of dangerous rapids and pitfalls, 4 and 5 difficulty levels are for real extreme lovers, only professionals can pass 6. In Russia, the "lightest" rivers are the rivers in Karelia - Shuya and Suna, Chusovaya in the Urals and others, and the most interesting - Katun in Altai, Belaya in the Urals, Kema in the Far East. One of the most unforgettable active trips will be rafting on the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe, many rafters are fans of extreme sports, so they strive to get to Costa Rica or Nepal. However, wherever the rafting takes place, unforgettable emotions, a sense of drive, delight, rumbling rivers, landscapes that excite the imagination are guaranteed.

  • The most romantic and intriguing active tour is considered to be climbing the mountains. Some have dreamed about it since childhood. This is a kind of victory over oneself, over insecurity, a struggle with one's fears, a test of one's own capabilities. Mountains attract and delight. When climbing, it is important to soberly assess your physical capabilities and listen to the instructor. Those who have already been lucky enough to conquer the summit equate mountains with the main wonders of the world. Standing there, at the top, one feels a completely different energy, other experiences, feelings, even the world is seen in a different way. For all this, the adventurers go. Nowadays, anyone who is confident in his abilities and is not afraid of difficulties can get to many peaks. The mountain peaks of the world - Elbrus, Kazbek, Goverla, Petros, Laila, Mont Blanc, Kilimanjaro, Chomolungma, Everes are already waiting for their conquerors. They will give you many unforgettable days, the beauty of the surrounding nature, magical moments and delightful memories.
  • Trekking is the most common outdoor activity tour in the mountains. This is an exciting cross-mountain trip. Tourists set off to explore the area along the trails of the mountain range. This type of active travel makes it possible to see the pristine nature, to visit places where no man's foot has yet set foot. Tourists spend time in pleasant company and return home with a huge number of pictures, which capture the most picturesque views and unforgettable moments. Trekking can be not only in the mountains - it is deserts, forests, hills, protected areas, river beds, etc. You can try your hand in almost every natural region of Russia, for example, in Altai, Karelia, and the Urals. And Tibet, Italy, Japan, Iceland, Spain, USA, Antarctica are the regions where the most interesting trekking routes are located.
  • Active leisure travel by bicycle or cycling tourism has managed to win the hearts of many. After all, this is a unique opportunity not only to strengthen your health, but also to climb into the most secluded corners of the globe, ride along mysterious paths and see completely extraordinary, amazing places. In addition, the trip does not require any special physical preparation. It is only important to have such qualities as endurance and an irresistible desire to expand your horizons. Going along the "Golden Ring" in Russia, you can see the beauty of ancient cities, on the Pushkin Mountains follow the footsteps of the great poet, and on Lake Baikal, the Urals, Altai, a tourist will come into contact with pure, virgin nature, feel like a part of it. It is possible to go around the whole world on bicycles! The choice of routes and countries is simply huge - England, Finland, Switzerland, Germany, France, Czech Republic and many others. Perhaps this trip will seem a little risky, but it will give so many emotions that a tourist will never regret that he once sat behind the wheel of an iron horse and decided to push the boundaries of his capabilities.
  • Recently, diving is gaining more and more popularity among tours for active recreation. This is a dive, swimming underwater in a special suit. At the same time, there is a feeling of complete weightlessness, the swimmer is given freedom of movement. And what cannot but admire is the amazing underwater world. No matter how many divers dive, no matter what experience they have, they still find something new, delightfully beautiful or mysterious for themselves. It may be the most beautiful unusual fish, or it may be the secret of a sunken ship. Diving gives the brightest emotions, for some this activity becomes a real hobby. The best places in Russia are located on Baikal, the Caucasus, Crimea, the Barents Sea, Kamchatka. The most inspiring scuba diving sites in the world are the North Pole, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, Sipadan Island in Malaysia, the Gili Islands in Indonesia, Abu Nukhas Reef in Egypt and others.
  • Surfing can turn active travel into great fun. It is considered to be one of the leading water sports. Attracts fans to conquer the sea element. These are strong-willed, courageous, free from prejudices people. Daring conquerors of waves, having only a light board, set off to meet the mighty elements, therefore this sport is classified as extreme. Surfers move so beautifully that this activity can be safely called an art. The best places to catch the wave are Hawaii, Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Bali, Australia. Perhaps the phrase "surfing in Russia" sounds unusual, but there are places in the homeland where you can usefully spend your time. These are Sakhalin, Vladivostok, Kamchatka, Sochi, Crimea.
  • Winter active recreation ski tour will be no less exciting and interesting. Skiing down the snow-covered mountain slopes is a special pleasure. The tracks are usually divided by the level of difficulty, so it will be interesting for both beginners and professionals. What could be better than bright sun, light frost, clean fresh air and beautiful views. And after a productive day, you can visit cozy restaurants, coffee shops, warm up by the fireplace, go to the sauna or bathhouse. The best Russian ski resorts are located in Sochi, Krasnoyarsk, Moscow, Leningrad, Murmansk regions, Baikal and the Caucasus. Fans of outdoor activities, namely ski tours, can also go to Finland, Poland, France, Austria, Slovakia and, of course, Switzerland.

Active tours with our agency turn into unforgettable adventures. It is interesting, reliable, safe, fun and comfortable with us. Active rest is a great opportunity to restore the body, relax and get a lot of new emotions. Contact the managers of the company for advice, choose a tour and go on your most extraordinary journey.

Active rest is usually a way of spending leisure time that requires physical work of the body. The scope of this concept can include a variety of types of entertainment - from jogging and fishing to sharp extreme adventures. Of course, nothing is required for cycling, except, in fact, a bicycle, but more exotic sports may require special equipment. Fortunately, in Moscow, the capital of opportunities, you can find everything your heart desires.

Climbing

You don't have to be a rock climbing master to have a good day off at the climbing wall. Modern climbing walls satisfy the needs of both beginners and experienced climbers. There are several dozen climbing walls in Moscow. Among them, RockZona, Extreme and others are very popular. The prices are very reasonable: about 400 RUB for an independent one-time visit and about 1500 RUB for a lesson with an instructor.

Prices on the page are for October 2018

There is a real rock at the Big Wall climbing wall - the Rocktopia module, the relief of which was taken from the real rocks of Bulgaria.

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Winter: pristine nature, downhill skiing.

Ski & Snowboard

Alpine skiing is one of the most common types of outdoor activities in Moscow. Even on hot summer days, you can pamper yourself with your favorite entertainment: the snowboard center “Snezh. om ”, for example, works all year round. In winter, it is even easier - at the disposal of athletes dozens of well-groomed slopes equipped with lifts, snow machines, storage rooms and more. Moscow Alps, Burton X and Lata-Trek are among the most visited ski resorts in Moscow. Prices for equipment rental start at 400 RUB per hour, for private lessons with an instructor - from 1500 RUB.

Surfing & Rafting

Surfing is one of the most ancient sports - for obvious reasons it is not very typical for Moscow. Meanwhile, the Russian surf culture is steadily gaining strength from year to year, gaining hundreds of new fans. In the country club JNA-LIFE, a special attraction has been created - an artificial wave that imitates real ocean waves. However, conquering them costs a pretty penny: 1500 RUB for 15 minutes of individual practice.

But for the practice of rafting, the nearby rivers of Meshchera, Ushna, Lukh, Kirzhach, near Moscow, are enough. In summer, rafting, rafting, kayaking and catamarans are organized regularly. On average, a two-day rafting costs 3000-4000 RUB.

At the height of the season, when the weather is warm and the air temperature rises, lovers of active tourism get out into nature and on multi-day hikes. As you know, clothing for tourism and outdoor activities is made according to proven technologies. There are special requirements for things, designed to ensure the comfort and safety of a person while traveling.

Existing options

To significantly improve your health, to keep it for many years, you need to go in for sports. Such a hobby is not within the power of everyone for health reasons, however, there is an alternative - active recreation and tourism. Going on a hike, a person plans a route in advance, selects the necessary equipment. Clothes for tourism and recreation play an important role. Things on a hike should be comfortable and have the following characteristics:

  • Suitable for weather;
  • Have moisture wicking function;
  • Protect from wind.

Modern clothing for a tourist trip meets all these requirements. It is represented by a wide range of various brands and manufacturers. They use special technologies and tests to develop the best fabric for their products. Modern types of clothing are presented in the table along with the purpose.

TypeDescription, purposePantsDiffers in particular comfort and do not hinder movement while walking. Manufacturers make trousers for fishing, hiking, outdoor activities. The main colors are olive and khaki. T-shirts, T-shirts T-shirts are made of synthetics, which wick moisture away well. Quick-drying materials are especially suitable for multi-day hikes where it is difficult to wash clothes. overalls are made for subzero temperatures. In tailoring, materials are used that can withstand temperatures down to - 20 ° C. Manufacturers equip the fabric with a special water-repellent impregnation, which allows you to put on a jumpsuit in winter on vacation, where there is snow. Depending on the type of outdoor activities, products for fishing, hunting, and hiking are distinguished. Most jackets are equipped with a fleece lining, which especially warms the body in bad weather. Many pads are removable and zippered. The jackets always have a hood, sometimes with a visor. They are characterized by lightweight, but durable material, which not only does not add weight to the backpack, but will perfectly protect the hunter, fisherman, tourist during bad weather. Overalls Consist of two parts: pants and a jacket. Manufacturers make suits with a lot of pockets, which is very convenient for tourism. They are in demand among fishermen because they provide additional warmth in the chest part of the body. These vests are equipped with many pockets for small items. A must-have clothing option for outdoor activities. Thermal underwear protects the body from hypothermia, is able to regulate body temperature during heat.

All types of clothing can also be classified according to seasonality: there are summer, spring, winter and autumn clothing. Also, many stores offer options for all-season products.

Fabric selection rules

At the stage of modeling and design of tourist clothing, manufacturers choose the material for the products. The fabric for the outfit will depend on the future use of the item. If it is a winter hiking clothing, it is equipped with a membrane. If this is an option for long-term fishing, products are made from lightweight but insulated fabric.

The process of creating new raw materials consists of many stages, so manufacturers take a responsible approach to the choice of fabric. The material must have the following characteristics:

  • Waterproof ;
  • Keeping warm - different internal fillers are used for this;
  • Wind protection;
  • The presence of ventilated holes in clothing for tourism and outdoor activities in summer;
  • Ability to absorb and remove sweat.

To provide jackets and overalls with a waterproof function, manufacturers use a membrane. It is able to absorb moisture from the inside and bring it out. Also, the technology of microporosity of the material is used, which has water-repellent properties.

Synthepuh, natural sheep's wool, are used among the fillers for clothes. The second option is characterized by high cost, but its heat preservation properties are also at their best. Synthetic fluff is a synthetic filler that is popular for its affordability and ease of use. All outdoor clothing should have well-stitched or taped seams to keep moisture from seeping into the suit.

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