There are so many types of tourism in Egypt mainly because Egypt is rich with so many impressive places and tens of remarkable sightseeing to visit and because of that, tourists come from all parts of the world to enjoy the amazing beauty of those places, do tens of different activities and have the type of tourism that they hope including cultural, entertainment, and medical tourism. Egypt is known to occupy a very notable position in “Therapeutic Tourism” all over the world. In addition to enjoying visiting the incredible historical attractions that are spread all around Egypt’s great cities, tourists come to have medical treatment throughout Egypt’s hospital and natural spots based on the nature of the disease or the complaint. There are lots of different medical departments in Egyptian hospitals including Neurosurgery, plastic surgeries, cardiology, Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Gastroenterology, and lots of other departments that cover the majority of treatments.
What is the Meaning of Medical Tourism?
Medical Tourism is practiced by tourists who came mainly to Egypt to visit its glorious attractions which provide the best natural remedies depending on the natural sources in the area just like mineral water springs, hot sand, and sulfur water baths. Dozens of tourists come especially to Egypt for that purpose since it is listed among the top countries that encourage medical tourism in addition to providing lots of recreation, entertainment, and relaxation methods for its visitors.
Travelers come from different parts of the world to achieve recreation, healing, enjoy the most with their leisure time to make the whole members of a family happy and pay a little amount of money. The best thing about enjoying medical tourism in Egypt is that treatment costs much lower than having it anywhere else and that is why it is the most enjoyable option for tourists who see treatment. Another importance of Medical Tourism is that if they are patients and suffer from a specific issue or a disease, they need to head to a different place to change the atmosphere and to enjoy the natural beauty around them. This has the best ability to change one’s mental & physical state.
The Best Places For Medical Tourism in Egypt
Egypt has always been recognized as a much-recommended destination for Medical tourism because of its mineral waters, rivers, oasis, and soil that has lots of essential materials that assist in healing like chemical minerals. The most well-known site of treatment in Egypt is the Bir Wahid & Cleopatra Spring which is located in Siwa Oasis because of their therapeutic mud and minerals sulfur springs. Those springs help also in the treatment of skin, respiratory, and rheumatism diseases. Here is a list of the most recommended 6 places for medical tourism in Egypt:
1. Kharga Oasis
It is located south Assiut and it has inside the best deep wells that have lots of therapeutic benefits including Nasser Wells and Bulaq Wells. You will be able to get treatment there for chronic pain, kidney stones, rheumatic diseases, psoriasis, and disorders of the digestive system.
2. Bahariya Oasis
Those are some of the most well-known oases in Egypt that are located in the Western Desert. There is a spot there that is famous for healing and it is called “Gabel Dakrour”. There, you will find the best natural means to heal climatic properties especially for patients who suffer from rheumatic issues.
3. Aswan City
Aswan is a famous tourist city that is located in Upper Egypt and besides its majestic ancient & modern attractions that are located on the banks of the Nile River; it has the most convenient atmosphere that is very relaxing and suitable for the patients who suffer from respiratory diseases, kidneys diseases. There are two centers in the city for treatment by water & sand.
4. Siwa Oasis
Siwa Oasis has the most natural erosion factors that enable it to be the most visited natural treatment spot all around Egypt. There are so many water springs there in addition to saline lakes that help in the treatment of lots of diseases.
5. Ras Sedr
It is an awesome tourist town in Sinai Governorate exactly on the Suez Gulf. It is a very well-known spot that dates back to the ancient era of Egypt and it witnesses the arrival of Prophet Moses, the Greeks, the Romans, and Jesus Christ. It is famous for its sandy coasts, sea salt, and low in seaweed.
6. Moses Pool
It is located in Tor Sinai and it is a natural pool where water flows from five eyes. The amazing sulfur water there helps a lot in the treatment of lots of diseases.
Egypt is filled with wonders and you won’t know them except for arranging an Egypt classic tour with experts to enjoy the real beauty of such an exceptional land and through enjoying tours all around its hypnotic cities.