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Khareef tagged posts
Here in Europe, we take our umbrellas and hope the rain passes quickly….
In Dhofar, in the south of Oman, while the temperature in the Gulf countries hits 45 degrees and more, in Salalah, the second capital of the Sultanate, its 27 degrees. From mid June till mid September, the south west monsoon also called Khareef provides water for agriculture in the dry weather months coming up afterwards…Khareef turns the mountains in green paradises where exotic flowers comes alive…South west monsoon brings people together from the Gulf countries, India, Europe…and as tradition requires the yearly Salalah Tourism Festival is already announced…
Beside incense, Dhofar is an ideal place for making marvellous pictures about exceptional flora and fauna. Splendid example of this wildlife is the exhibition of ‘Wonders of Wildlife in Dhofar,’ the first solo exposition of Haitham Ghalib al Shanfari in Bait al Zubair in Muscat. Through the whole year, but certainly after mid-September, after the south-west monsoon has turned the region in a green paradise. Dhofar is also considered as the birdwatching place in Oman. 30 species of birds are exclusively found there. 24 different birds call the magical desert, Rub al Khali their home…..You are looking for your own pictures and experience, ARABIAN SAND TOURS awaits you …also with programs on demand.Read More
When ‘Salalah Tourism Festival’ comes to an end, also the south-west monsoon comes slowly to an end.
……………But if you still want to see the greenery in the mountains and the abundance of water that this magical yearly natural phenomenon left behind, than it is now the time to book your flight to Salalah/Dhofar……….Read More
From mid-september the south-west monsoon comes to an and. The sun starts to shine the whole day round. To see the greenery and waterfalls in the mountains and to taste the Khareef honey at local markets, this is the time to travel to Salalah-Dhofar. From the whole Arabian Peninsula, only the south of the Sultanate of Oman offers this magic. Arabian Sea Villas are a perfect place to stay. From there you can drive easy around.
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