Dhofar Municipality has announced via Twitter that camping season for 2019 has started. Camping is exclusively for citizens only.
An official source at Dhofar Municipality said, “The camping season for the khareef started on June 23. It will end on September 30. However, it’s only for the citizens.”
The municipality has urged people to abide by the requirements for camping to preserve the environment.
For more information, people can contact the municipality on 1771 or WhatsApp number 91484042.
According to the National Centre for Statistics and Information, the total number of visitors to Salalah till 12 noon on July 1, stood at 18,555.
The highest number of visitors were Omanis (7,542), followed by Asians (3,968) and GCC citizens. Among the GCC visitors, Saudis were the largest group of travellers (1,852), followed by Emiratis (845), Kuwaitis (304), Qataris (251) , Bahrainis (179) and 3,003 other Arabs.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Tourism confirmed that tourist information centres are operating now. The ministry has set up 12 information centres in different parts of Oman. The centres have ministry representatives providing information about tourist attractions and services provided in the region.