Wadi Dawkah is a natural park with many frankincense trees, located about 40 km north of Salalah, easily accessible from the motorway Salalah-Thumrayt. At the time of visiting (January 2011) the access road to it and the tourist facilities were still under construction. Wadi Dawkah was selected as a location for the national park due to the high density of frankincense trees and its proximity to Salalah. The Wadi Dawkah natural park stretches over the bed of the wadi approx. 4km from northwest to southeast. Frankincense trees are being planted in Wadi Dawkah, in an effort to increase the frankincense tree population. Wadi Dawkah has been a UNESCO world heritage site since 2000.

01 Wadi Dawkah 02 Wadi Dawkah 03 Wadi Dawkah
04 Frankincense tree 05 Frankincense tree 06 Frankincense tree 07 Frankincense tree
08 Frankincense tree 09 Frankincense tree 10 Frankincense tree 11 Frankincense tree trunk
12 Frankincense tree trunk 13 Frankincense tree trunk 14 Frankincense tree trunk 15 Frankincense tree trunk
16 Frankincense tree trunk 17 Frankincense tree trunk 18 Frankincense tree branches 19 Frankincense tree branches
20 Frankincense tree branches 21 Frankincense tree branch 22 Crown of the Frankincense tree 23 Crown of the Frankincense tree
24 Crown of the Frankincense tree 25 Crown of the Frankincense tree 26 Crown of the Frankincense tree 27 Crown of the Frankincense tree
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