The Directorate General of Tourism in Dakhliyah and Bawasil Mountain Adventures team have joined hands to organised this march referred to as ‘Hiking for love and peace’.
Speaking to Muscat Daily
, Mohammed Jaber Said al Mujaini, head of the Bawasil Mountain Adventures team, mentioned, “This march marks the 49th Renaissance Day and promotes tourist web sites and khareef season in Dhofar. The 900km march started on July 18 and concludes on July 23.
“It began from Nizwa Fort and will conclude in Salalah. Our group spreads the idea of hiking through social media channels. We receive a lot of interest from young people to participate in such expeditions.”
Yaqoob Khalfan Salem al Musalmy, a participant, mentioned, “We are divided into 4 groups. We stroll 80km in the morning and 80km in the evening. We are advertising tourist web sites in wilayats such as Nizwa, Haima, Thumrait, Muqshin and Salalah.
“We are carrying a photograph of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said and the national flag during the march. The participants are between 20 and 40 years old. We are carrying first-aid too for using in emergency cases.”
On future plans, Mujaini, mentioned, “We are planning to organise a march that will cover all the wilayats of the sultanate to celebrate the 49th National Day. We hope that many young people will participate in it.”
Information Source: Muscat Daily