Sonoran Desert Meditation & Yoga Retreat

Overview

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: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Depart: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Group Size: 4-12 Guests
  • Minimum Age: 16 Years Old

Itinerary

  • Day01

    Arrive in Scottsdale

    Arrive in Scottsdale, Arizona and meet your MT Sobek representative at the airport for the transfer to the hotel. 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.

  • Day02

    Climb Camelback Mountain & Journey to Sedona

    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!

    • Accommodation: Enchantment Resort: Sedona Resort & Spa
    • Activity: 3 hours/2.5 miles hiking with 1,417' elevation gain/loss & morning yoga
    • Transportation: 2-hour private van transfer
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day03

    Hike in the Red Rock of Sedona

    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.

  • Day04

    Walk Red-Rock Trails & Enjoy a Spa Retreat

    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.

  • Day05

    Say Goodbye to Sedona & Return to Phoenix

    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.

    • Transportation: 2-hour private van transfer
    • Meals: Breakfast
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Upcoming Departures

  • AvailableMar 13 - 17, 2019
  • AvailableApr 03 - 07, 2019
  • AvailableOct 30 - Nov 03, 2019
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Why take this trip with us?

Reason #01

This MT Sobek wellness journey combines yoga healthy body and mind, with invigorating desert hikes for the spirit.

Reason #02

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.

Reason #03

End this well-balanced adventure at an award-winning spa, unwinding after long days of outdoor activity in the Sonoran desert.

Meet Our Guides

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.

What To Expect

  • Activities

    Sunrise yoga and meditation, therapeutic hikes on sandy trails through spectacular red-rock landscapes of the Sonoran Desert, and a spa retreat.

  • Lodging

    Stylish desert hideaway with plush in-room perks and top-of-the-line facilities.

  • Climate

    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.

FAQ

  • Does it matter if I have never practiced yoga or meditation before?

    No, this trip is for all levels of experience.

  • What about the creepy crawly things in the desert?

    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.

  • What will the meals be like? What about Gluten Free Lactose AIP lifestyles?

    We have strived to provide very 'clean' high-quality meals that will complement your health goals. We can accommodate almost every kind of diet.

  • Can slower hikers be accommodated?

    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.

  • Will we have some time to explore the town of Sedona?

    We will have one afternoon to visit the downtown area of Sedona so you can visit the shops and galleries.

  • What type of yoga will I be doing on this trip?

    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.

Dates & Pricing

Pricing Dates

Scheduled Dates

  • Available
    Mar 13 - 17, 2019
  • Available
    Apr 03 - 07, 2019
  • Available
    Oct 30 - Nov 03, 2019

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$3,995.00 Price per person

Additional Cost

  • $1,000.00 Single Supplement
  • $15.00 Park Fee

Price Includes

  • Expert leadership from experienced adventure guides
  • Accommodations as noted in the itinerary
  • Meals as noted in the daily itinerary
  • Potable water and snacks throughout
  • All tips and gratuities for support staff with the exception of your lead adventure guide(s)
  • Yoga mat for yoga sessions
  • All group entrance fees, activities, and ground transportation
  • Arrival and departure day group airport transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • International airfare, any airport taxes, or excess baggage charges
  • Alcoholic beverages at meals
  • Optional tips to your lead adventure guides
  • Personal expenses such as medical immunizations, phone calls, laundry, or souvenirs
  • Airport transfers if arriving outside of the group transfer
  • Optional travel protection

Testimonials

  • "Great experience every time with some of the most knowledgeable guides in their fields. We always come home with wonderful memories of the people we meet and things we see."

    Bob J.

    MT Sobek Guest

  • "A prominent reason we have chosen MT Sobek as our favorite adventure travel company has been the excellent travel guides."

    Carol & Burt D.

    MT Sobek Guests

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