Day 7: Jebel Akhdar – Al MintiribHighlights:Jebel Akhdar: Jeber Akhdar literally means ‘Green Mountain’ in Arabic and is situated in a unique location 2,000 meters (6,560 feet) above sea level. There are several small villages dotted about the mountains and you can hike along these trails. This hikes are quite interesting and will provide you an insight of local Omani life.
This is one of the most beautiful and scenic places to see in Oman. Discover valleys, plunging canyons, plateaus, mountain cliffs and fantastic hiking trails through Jebal Akhdar (‘Green Mountain’), part of the Al Hajar Mountain range. Extending about 300km wide, the highest point of eastern Arabia lies here, called Jebal Shams around 3000m high. This is a treat for hikers who can soak in spectacular views while embarking on a mix of challenging and moderate trails. Many tourists and locals will reach this mountain by 4×4 car through rocky terrain, for day or overnight camping trips. This is by far nature at its finest.