Exploring the Majestic Jabal Akhdar: A Gem in Oman’s Al Hajar Mountains


Grand Canyon who? Why don’t you go to Jabal Akhdar for a similar, if not much better, view in Oman? See, Jabal Akhdar (or ‘Green Mountain’) is renowned for its lush terraces and cool climate, offering a refreshing escape from the desert heat.


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You can check out Diana’s Point, which was named after Princess Diana, who visited in 1986, this viewpoint offers stunning vistas of the mountains and valleys, making it a must-see spot. There are also the Terraced Farms, which are vibrant farms that grow pomegranates, roses, and walnuts, which only add a unique charm and a splash of green to the rocky landscape.

But that’s not all! Jabal Akhdar’s Cultural Villages let you explore ancient villages that showcase traditional Omani architecture and hospitality, providing a glimpse into the local way of life.

So when can you visit?

The best time to visit would be from October to April for the best weather and greenest scenery. Jabal Akhdar is perfect for hiking, exploring, and enjoying breathtaking views, especially from Diana’s Point. Whether you’re an adventure seeker or a culture enthusiast, Jabal Akhdar promises an unforgettable experience.

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