Wednesday, 3 Mar 2021
The khareef season in Dhofar officially began on June 21. The three-month season, ends on September 21. With its rolling gentle hills and lush wadis and splendid waterfalls, the governorate lures thousands of visitors during the season.

Thousands expected as khareef season in Dhofar officially begins

According to the survey of guests throughout the khareef season in 2018, carried out by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) and the ROP, in 2018 the governorate saw 826,376 guests, an boost of 28.1 per cent as compared to 644,931 in 2017 throughout the season.

Salalah serves as a location for each Omani and Gulf nationals throughout the summer time vacations thanks to its pleasant climate. The drizzle combined with fog gives vacationers a picturesque view of the mountains and green plains. It is a recreation and relaxation web site for several attempting to escape the heat in other areas in the area throughout the time. The Salalah Tourism Festival is the primary highlight of the khareef season. The festival consists of several recreational, cultural, artistic, sporting and financial activities.

Some of the other attributes that attract guests consist of the white beaches, blowholes, sinkholes and frankincense. The region also has several caves for vacationers to discover. The government and private organisations handling the tourist season prepare effectively in advance to meet the heavy tourist rush.

An annual function of the season is the Khareef Salalah 2019 Visitors Survey. It will begin on July 11 and continue till August 22. The survey, which is getting carried out for the 15th successive year, in cooperation with MoT and the ROP, contributes to offering information and details.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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