Jebel Jais in Ras Al-Khaimah

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Jebel Jais is one of the best destinations to go by car, especially for young people, thanks to the availability of great opportunities for exciting adventures, such as driving in difficult curves, climbing mountains or even seeing the charming view of the nature of Ras Al Khaimah.
The height of the mountain is 1910 meters, it is located in the north of the Emirates on the border area with the Sultanate of Oman, and it is the highest mountain in the United Arab Emirates. The best way to reach Jebel Jais is by car via the Emirates Road towards Ras al-Khaimah, then to the summit by car via the mountain road. According to estimates, the construction of this mountain road cost the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah about 300 million dirhams.
The road to Jabal Jais is one of the most beautiful and beautiful roads in the Emirates in terms of beautiful views and enchanting views of the mountainous heights. The road to the mountain was recently opened, making it a favorite destination for adventure enthusiasts, campers and professional drivers. There are many stops along the way to stop, from which you can see the Arabian Gulf on the one hand and Omani villages on the other.
Once you reach the summit, the views of Wadi Ghulaila in Oman will be greeted by you. If you arrive at sunset, you will enjoy unparalleled views, along with the sparkling lights of Ras Al Khaimah.
Winter temperatures may drop to below minus 3, so visitors are advised to take warm clothes with them. There are plans to build a hotel, a cable car, a golf course, a balloon center, and a ski slope, but they are still in progress. And please be aware that there are no restaurants, gas stations or bathrooms for miles when you reach the top of the mountain, so you must fill the fuel tank in Ras Al Khaimah before starting, and buy some snacks and water to meet your need.
It is important to plan well before going to the mountain, especially on the weekend, as there may be crowds and difficulty finding places for the car. A trip really worth the hassle of traveling!
There are many places to visit during this trip such as the Ras Al Khaimah Museum, golf club, Khatt eyes and many beautiful sights.
Distance from Dubai to Jebel Jais:
176.7 km (2 hours and 27 minutes)
Distance from Abu Dhabi to Jabal Jais:
316 km (4 hours and 8 minutes)
Hotels near Mount Jess:
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Authority, Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Hotel & Resort

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