Jun 9, 2017
Green Mubazzarah – a park in Al Ain (Abu Dhabi Emirate, UAE), at the feet of Jebel Hafeet, with lots of attractions: a geyser and hot-water springs, indoor swimming pools (separate for male and female), a kids playground and chalets for hire.
Jun 11, 2017
Mubazzarah Dam is “the oldest water installation in Abu Dhabi Emirate‘s recent history”, constructed in 1955 at the foot of Jebel Hafeet, restored in 2004. The dam was one of many projects of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan – at the time of the dam contruction he was a governor of Al Ain, later – in 1971 – he become the first President of the UAE.
Jun 11, 2017
Jebel Jais / Jabal Jais – a mountain in North-Western Hajar Mountains, in Ras al Khaimah emirate, the highest point in the UAE (around 1892-1910 m). The top of the mountain (1934 m) is located in Musandam Governorate in Oman. Therefore the highest peak of UAE is nearby Jebal Al Mebrah / Jabal Ybir (1527 m).
The temperature at Jebel Jais is lower than in lower parts of the UAE. During winter months, not every year howerever, there is snow on Jebel Jais.
At Jebel Jais slope on UAE side there is Jais Adventure Peak with:
On the way to the top there are many view points and few observation decks – and next to the last one – at 1484 m – there is the highest located restaurant in UAE: “1484 by Puro”.
In the area of Jebel Jais there are 6 hiking trails (5 in lower part, 1 in upper part). You can dowlaoad the trail maps here.
In the photos below views from the upper part hiking trail via “Sunset Summit” (with UAE flag).
(click on the map to open a larger map – a pdf file – in a new window)
June 18, 2020