Gebel Dakrour Siwa Oasis information, tours, prices and online booking
Gebel Dakrour Siwa Oasis located in fact around 3 km south east of the oasis. In fact, Gebel Dakrour (Dakrour Mountain) renowned for the healing qualities of its hot sands. It is since ancient times. The hot sands in fact is the major source of the red pigment used in Siwan pottery. People come from all around Egypt and the world during the summer months to be interred in sand baths. In fact, they have properties of healing rheumatism. The sand bath lasts approximately 20 minutes and you will be buried up to your neck in the hot desert sand. The process is usually repeated for any aching part of the body for 3 to 5 days.
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The therapy indeed is stunning as it has almost a magical effect. In fact, rheumatic and arthritic pains will be greatly dissipated. After the heat of the sand you will need a few hours to recover. In fact, it recommended that you sit in a shady place and drink tea. Many of those who experience the healing properties of Gebel Dakrour’s sand baths return time and time again to heal their pains.