Jabal  Akhdar

Al Jabal Al Akhdar is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Oman.
Jebel Akhdar is a mountain range located in Oman.

At 2,980 meters high, it is known for the vast plateau adjacent to the peak, Jabal Akhdar (Jabal Al Akhdar means ‘Green Mountain’ in Arabic).

The journey from Muscat to Al Jabal Al Akhdar takes about two hours and can only be traveled by four-wheel drive.

The ride up the hill is scenic and offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside.  All in all, Jebel Akhdar is a must-visit for anyone looking to explore the beauty and culture of Oman.

Jebel Akhdar is part of the Al Hajar Mountains, one of the largest mountain ranges in the Arabian Peninsula.  It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site as it is home to many indigenous flora, including the rare and valuable Damask rose.

Known for its stunning beauty, unique culture and terrace farming,    the Mediterranean climate.

At an altitude of over 9,000 feet, this range is considered one of the most beautiful regions in the country.

The mountain range offers many activities for tourists like trekking, rock climbing and wildlife viewing.  It has many luxury resorts and traditional villages where visitors can experience the local culture and hospitality.  The region is also known for its rich history, with evidence of human habitation dating back thousands of years.

Traditional villages, rose gardens and historic forts are some of the popular attractions of this region.  The climate in Jebel Akhdar is cooler and more temperate than the rest of Oman, making it a popular tourist destination for those looking to escape the heat of the Arabian desert.

Temperatures drop below 0°C in winter, sometimes with snow, and rise to 22 °C in summer.  Because of its location and unique climate, Green Mountain produces a variety of fruits, including apricots, plums, figs, grapes, apples, pears, almonds, walnuts, and saffron.  The pomegranate grown here is classified as the best of its kind in the world.

Whether you’re most interested in scenery, history, culture, or delicious food, Oman has plenty to offer.  This country of approximately 4.5 million people on the Arabian Peninsula has a rich cultural heritage.

It is one of the most popular destinations in the Sultanate for residents and visitors, with a variety of options for relaxation, hiking and visiting cultural sites.  The region is characterized by exquisite resorts, beautiful scenery as far as the eye can see, and an abundance of opportunities to purchase locally made handicrafts or visit centuries-old villages and historic buildings to learn about Oman’s rich history.

Jebel Akhdar is also home to Diana’s Point, a spectacular panoramic view enjoyed by the late Princess Diana during her visit to Oman in 1986.

The region is characterized by the souks and heritage sites of cities including Niswa, Bahla and Ebri, as well as ancient landmarks such as Niswa Fort, Jabreen Castle and Bahla Fort, along with high-end accommodation and natural beauty that attract visitors from around the world.


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