AL-BAHA: The Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture; has issued the first permit for establishing a tourist camp, the first-ever in the southern Al-Baha region.
Fahd Al-Zahrani, the director in Al-Baha for the ministry’s branch; said the camp would comprise 500 square meters at Al-Hodn National Park in Qilwah governorate.
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The permit issued follows the terms and conditions set by the ministry and is valid for three months. Al-Zahrani said the permits for camping came within the framework of organizing tourist activities and improving the quality of services provided to tourists.
“This will be instrumental in accelerating the pace of eco-tourism development in line with the nature of the agricultural region of Al-Baha and its mountainous terrain,” he said.
It is noteworthy that this project aims at developing the tourism sector in the Kingdom; while protecting the wildlife and its natural habitat. It also ensures a complete experience and the quality of the services provided in the eco-tourist camps; one of the most important tourist attractions in some regions of the Kingdom.
Recently such camps have developed and spread rapidly and spread through the deserts, mountains, and coastal areas of the Kingdom.