Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road

Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road, a 11,7-km-long road, built in 1980, rising up to 1200 m to Jebel Hafeet (1249 m), a mountain on the border of the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi Emirate) and Oman. Along the road there are few viewing terraces, the last one almost at the top of the mountain.

With 60 turns it is described by the automotive experts as one of the greatest driving road in the world*. It is a great place for cyclists’ training. The road is a location of road cycling competitions: Jabal Hafeet Mercure Challenge, a part of Abu Dhabi Tour and a part of UAE Tour.

Jebel Hafeet and Jebel Hafeet Mountain Road were location for Bollywood movie “Race” and leg 3 of reality TV show “The Amazing Race 23”.

*Jebel Hafeet at “Visit Abu Dhabi” webpage



Jebel Hafeet at “Visit Abu Dhabi” webpage


See also:

Jebel Hafeet

Jebel Hafeet sunset

Jebel Hafeet at night

Green Mubazzarah Park

Mubazzarah Dam


UAE on 40thousandkm

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