Duqm in Oman – a destination for eco tourism

  • Date: 08-Feb-2024
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Tourism
  • Country:Oman
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Duqm in Oman – a destination for eco tourism

Muscat: Rich cultural heritage and geological wonders with breathtaking landscapes have been growing as one of the best investment hub under the able management of Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZAD).

Duqm, located in Al Wusta, is in the central part of Oman. It was identified as a destination for mega projects. It has been experiencing success in its different phases since the journey began.

Duqm is considered as the largest Special Economic Zone in the Middle East and North Africa. Being located on the Arabian Sea, Duqm has the advantage of experiencing moderate temperature throughout the year. The Wilayat marks the midway between Muscat and Salalah. Duqm is also close to other tourism attractions in the Wusta Governorate.

Duqm has been gaining popularity amongst adventurists and nature lovers whether it is camping on the beaches, or watching birds or exploring the vast land.

Duqm is known for its geological marvel and the first landmark that greets one is the Hamar Rock. Hamar Rock is surrounded by sea water, the rock is highly important because it is a stopover for migratory birds.

One of the greatest natural treasures of Duqm, and of the Sultanate of Oman, is the Rock Garden. It is a carefully preserved