Set forth on a spiritual safari across the sizzling Sonoran Desert. After a sunrise yoga session, take a therapeutic trek up Camelback Mountain for 360-degree views of giant saguaro cactus dotting the landscape. Rejuvenate body and mind with slow flow yoga, wrapping it up with dynamic kundalini breathing and mantras. Be at one with nature on the spectacular Coyote Trail and Apache Fire Loop, hiking across red rock lands surrounding Sedona. Slow down with relaxing spa retreats and gentle Watsu aqua stretch, bidding farewell with your body and mind refreshed.
Invigorate with a hike up gorgeous Camelback Mountain for astounding panoramic vistas of the Sonoran Desert
Find your center with slow flow yoga and a blend of kundalini that incorporates dynamic breathing
Nourish your body and soul with healthy dining al fresco amongst the breathtaking red rocks of Sedona
Arrive in Phoenix, Arizona and meet your MT Sobek representative at the airport for the transfer to the hotel in Scottsdale. After settling in, meet your guides and the group for introductions, an orientation and details on the day-to-day flow of the trip. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner before starting our journey the next day.
Wake up to an amazing desert sunrise and start off with a yoga session. After yoga, set out for the trip's first invigorating hike to the top of Camelback Mountain. From the summit, take in stunning 360-degree views of the Sonoran Desert. After this fulfilling hike through the unique desert environment, transfer to the next destination, home for the following two days: Sedona. You won't need a road sign to know you have entered red-rock country!
This morning, hike in the red rocks on an invigorating and visually stimulating hike that will make you feel inspired and rejuvenated. After the hike, sit down and enjoy a much-deserved lunch while taking in the majestic view of Sedona. In the afternoon enjoy a session of slow flow yoga, which includes meditation. Finish off the afternoon with an uplifting blend of kundalini yoga, featuring dynamic breathing and chanting of mantras. Wrap up the day with dinner at the Enchantment Resort.
Start out the morning with an energizing yoga session at Red Rock State Park. Once warmed up, set out to hike the Coyote Trail and the Apache Fire Loop, walking through spectacularly rugged red-rock country. End the invigorating day with a soothing retreat at the Mii Amo Spa. Recover with a Mii Amo Passage Margarita or a Watsu aqua stretch - featuring gentle stretches guided to feel like a dance.
You may not want to leave the gorgeous scenery and magic of Sedona but after breakfast today it is time to leave, carrying sweet memories home with you. Expect to arrive back to the Phoenix area around noon.
This MT Sobek wellness journey combines yoga healthy body and mind, with invigorating desert hikes for the spirit.
Follow expert guides as you trek up Camelback Mountain, amongst the Red Rocks of Sedona, and along the Coyote Trail and the Apache Fire Loop.
End this well-balanced adventure at an award-winning spa, unwinding after long days of outdoor activity in the Sonoran desert.
Our expert guides and trip leaders are truly the key to our trips' success. Many are locals who live in-country year-round; others have made it their second home—all are passionate, enthusiastic and endlessly knowledgeable. Meet a few of the guides that might be on your trip.
Sunrise yoga and meditation, therapeutic hikes on sandy trails through spectacular red-rock landscapes of the Sonoran Desert, and a spa retreat.
Stylish desert hideaway with plush in-room perks and top-of-the-line facilities.
The Arizona climate is generally sunny and dry. High temperatures are mostly in the 70s and 80s and nights are in the 50s and 60s.
No, this trip is for all levels of experience.
Yes, sometimes we do see lizards and snakes. They keep to themselves and it's interesting to observe them in their natural habitat. Scorpions and other small invertebrates are rarely seen.
We have strived to provide very 'clean' high-quality meals that will complement your health goals. We can accommodate almost every kind of diet.
You are welcome to enjoy the beautiful landscape at your own pace as some hikes are in and out one way. Our guides will work with you to ensure you enjoy your experiences on the trail.
We will have one afternoon to visit the downtown area of Sedona so you can visit the shops and galleries.
The sessions will be focused mostly on restorative postures and breathing techniques. The Hatha Yoga tradition encompasses most "styles" of yoga and these classes will be a blend of Yin and Slow Flow Vinyasa. Each session is completely beginner-friendly.
Make any of our trips a custom adventure or start from scratch. Take two itineraries and match them up to create a unique third. Add extras and extensions and more...if you can imagine it, we can make it happen!
"I would highly recommend MT Sobek to anyone seeking an active vacation and will definitely use them for future adventures! Our guide was 100% knowledgeable and added fun, education, and safety to our Sonoran Desert Meditation & Yoga Retreat."
MT Sobek Guest
"This trip was the perfect way to connect with my dearest friend. The hikes, the meals, and the yoga sessions were amazing-and all in incredible settings. MT Sobek thought everything out about this trip. I can't wait to see what they do on other trips."
MT Sobek Guest, Sonoran Desert Meditation & Yoga Retreat