Travel trends in Egypt change with time. Stress of life make people search for special holiday and vacation ideas that will help them reveal the stress of life and fulfill their bodies and souls with new powers. Egypt is the ideal country for all yoga and meditation lovers as it has places of power and relaxation almost in every city. From wide pyramids’ plateau in Cairo, the best known place for meditation and yoga practices in the world, to small and quiet cities such as Dahad in South Sinai. Choose your preferred place to meditate since Egypt has it all. Either morning practice on a Red sea shore in Dahab city or the White Desert at Bahariya oasis you will equally enjoy the tranquility, beauty and unique nature of the country.
Egypt offers many facilities to add to your yoga and meditation practices. You can stay at a luxury resort and practice in an early morning on a private hotel’s beach with your friends or go to SPA locally known as Hammam and relax there, treating your body and soul in another way.
Red Sea city of Dahab is an ideal place for all yoga lovers, it offers many small, quiet and clean Bedouin style hotels and loges for meditations and other practices. Beginners and experts will equally enjoy spending their time on a vacation doing something positive with their bodies, minds and souls.
But do not limit yourself by hotel’s boundaries, go into the desert and try it there in a peaceful and serene atmosphere: numerous canyons with tiny oases, plain wadies with unique landscapes and of course famous mountains will add to your practices.
You are an early riser and want to start your morning with meditation and pranayama (breathing techniques)? Early private sunrise quad-biking tour into the desert with a stop for a morning practice in the tranquility of the desert is a perfect option. Later practices can be taken on a wild beach or in one of Sinai’s beautiful reserves: Nabq, Ras Mohammed, Abu Galum are all ideal places for daily meditation, away of crowds, people and curious creatures. Just you and the nature, open areas and fresh air will positively affect your soul and body.
If you want to be closer to the nature and make your yoga vacation even more amazing and unique, experience an overnight trip into the desert: delicious food cooked on open fires prepared by the Bedouins, camel riding along the desert and sleeping under the stars in a camp will add to your experience.
Sinai Retreat can combine the desert and coastal environments which provide a tranquil environment for yoga and meditation lovers.
The best places to meditate on Sinai are:
- Mount Sinai
- Sinai desert
- Abu Galum or Nabq reserves
- Local canyons and oases
- Mouses bath in el-Tor is a perfect retreat not just for your soul but for your body as well as the springs there are healing.
More yoga and meditation opportunities as well as soul and body retreats offers Cairo, with its mysterious pyramids and places of power everyone will find there a place to practice.
Fayoum and Baharya oasis near Cairo are perfect places not just for yoga practices but for therapeutic activities as well, since more that 400 natural hot and cold springs are found there, some sulfuric, some mineral, some reaches +70C.
Siwa Oasis is the quietest place in Egypt. One of the most remote oases, it is known for its hot springs, salt lakes and local hospitality. Yoga, meditation or springs retreat are the ideal activities there.