Wadi Bani Khalid among popular tourist sites

The number of visitors to the Wadi Bani Khalid was 182,648 in 2017, an increase of 17 per cent from 156,129 in 2016, said a report from Ministry of Tourism.

The water pools in Wadi Bani Khalid are one of the main tourist destinations in the Sultanate, frequented by tourists throughout the year because of its attractive attractions that appeal to both domestic and international visitors.

A total of 111,730 foreigners visited various wadis of Oman in 2017 , compared to 66,492 Omani citizens who were attracted to similar places. 

The ministry has approached a company to provide rescue and ambulance services in areas such as Wadi Bani Khalid, due to the presence of a large numbers of tourists.