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Therapy in Siwa Oasis

The most wonderful oasis in the western desert, the oasis of beauty, poetry, the paradise of artists, there is no similar place Like it in the whole world. Sand dunes and palm trees and olive trees scattered in the Oasis with clear wells and springs. Bedouins and their tents on the vast desert area a great scene of green land among the vast desert. Siwa Oasis is located about 300 kilometres to the west of Marsa Matrouh. It is the best place for environmental treatment in Egypt; Siwa is famous for its moderate climate, pure air and blue clear sky.

El Dakrror Mountain It is located to the south-west of Siwa Oasis; people of Siwa believe that the mountain is sacred. They celebrate yearly in a big festival in October after the Harvest season (The Valley Season). The festival lasts for three days; all the inhabitants of the valley must participate in the festival. The mountain has got fame as a place for treating rheumatism, Joint pains and weakness. The aged people gained experience in the treatment known as burying the diseased parts of the body in hot sand for certain period of time in the day. This kind of environmental treatment gained fame and many tourists and Arabs come to have their treatment. The climate is moderate and the percentage of evaporation, humidity and the different colours, sand and green land, these qualifications are suitable to be a place for therapy tourism.

HOT Springs Siwa Oasis has got many springs, they are being used as environmental treatment place, and the water is capable of curing some diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatism and some digestive system diseases. The most famous springs is the Kegar well; the temperature of its water is 67-degree Celsius. Scientific research proved that the water contains amounts of minerals similar to that found in the water of the springs of Carlo Vefari (CHEZ) the famous Health Center where tourists visit to have their treatment.