Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019 | 22 Rabi Al Awwal 1441
Jebel Akhdar attracted more than 226,000 tourists last year

Jebel Akhdar attracted much more than 226,000 vacationers final year

A couple from London stated, “We are visiting the sultanate for the first time. We are here to enjoy the wonderful winter weather and participating in a number of beautiful activities. The hotel we are staying in is very impressive and the views from the hotel are amazing. We visited some villages in the surrounding areas during a tour arranged by the hotel. We would definitely visit Oman again.” Another visitor, Michelle from Belgium, stated winter is pleasant in Jebel Akhdar.

“We are in Jebel Akhdar to enjoy our winter holidays. Winter is the perfect time to visit Oman as the temperature is moderate and does not dip to an inconvenient level.”

Unique topography

Azhar bin Khalfan al Tobi, assistant director in the Department of Tourism of Dakhliyah governorate, stated that Jebel Akhdar is a single of the most crucial tourist destinations due to its distinctive geological formations. He stated that the ministry was presently functioning on the improvement of mountain tracks and producing maps to make the pay a visit to straightforward and exceptionally enjoyable for all guests.

Awareness Manal bint Mubarak al Shuraiqiyah, an environmental specialist in the Ministry of Tourism in Dakhliyah governorate, stated that as soon as the tourist arrives at the info centre he/she is offered brochures and publications about the nature of the mountain.

Tourist resorts Raja Obaid, assistant director of Anantara Hotel &amp Resort in Jebel Akhdar, stated that the hotel is deemed to be on the highest mountains. It is situated on a height of about two,000m above sea level. It has 115 hotel rooms, of which 32 are overlooking the cliff.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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