Tuesday, 26 Jan 2021
Khareef season in Dhofar beginson Thursday. The three-month season, which ends onSeptember 21is expected to attract tourists from within and outside Oman. Cyclone Mekunu has resulted in many waterfalls and springs throughout the governorate, which have enhanced the beauty of the place.

Khareef season starts these days

As per the final results of the survey of khareef guests in 2017, carried out by the National Centre for Statistics and Information in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) and the ROP, the quantity stood at 644,931. A total of RO66mn was spent by the guests in the course of that period.

The Public Authority for Civil Defence and Ambulances (PACDA) in Dhofar has been spreading awareness and cautioning guests. It has tweeted saying, “It is strictly prohibited to swim on the beaches and water accumulated in places during khareef, as doing so may put your life in danger.”

According to MoT, the paving and upkeep operates of the Ain Garzeez road in the wilayat of Salalah has been completed, whilst upkeep function is nevertheless undergoing in other tourist websites.

Salalah is a location for each Omani and Gulf nationals for summer time vacations, as the climate is pleasant and a lot much better than the rest of the nation. It acts as a recreation and relaxation centre away from the heat in other areas in the area.

During the khareef season, light rain continues and fog engulfs the mountains and green plains.

Dhofar also has tourism components that consist of white beaches, soft sand, a series of mountains, valleys and plains. The region also has numerous caves, which vacationers can discover. The government and private organisations concerned with the reception of vacationers are ready to offer facilities and solutions that meet their wants.

The Khareef Salalah 2018 Visitors Survey will begin on Thursday and continue till September 21. The survey, which is becoming carried out for the 15th successive year, in cooperation with MoT and the ROP, contributes to supplying information and info that reflect the status of tourism sector in Dhofar in the course of the khareef season.

The project aims at identifying the visitor profile in the course of the khareef season and function on the development trends. It also aims at studying the demographic and financial attributes of guests.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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