Al Ain's Jebel Hafeet Mountain(1249m) Uphill Driving

Jabal Ḥafeeṫ (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabic_language: جبل حفيت‎) (variously transscribed Jabal, Jabel and Jebal) is a en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain primarily in the en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Arab_Emirates on the outskirts of en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Ain in the en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emirate_of_Abu_Dhabi.en.wikipedia.org/ Part of the mountain straddles the border with en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oman, while the summit is located wholly within United Arab Emirates. The mountain rises 1,249 metres (4,098 ft) and offers an impressive view over the city. Jebel Hafeet was a well-known landmark throughout the area's history and is a contemporary tourist attraction. An extensive natural cave system winds through Jabal Hafeet.

At the foothills of Jabal Ḥafeeṫ lies the en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Mubazarrah, a well-developed tourist attraction. At the Green Mubazarrah, hot-water springs gush forth in little streams and form a en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake. Swimming pools and jacuzzis are scattered all over the Green Mubazarrah. Jabal Ḥafeeṫ is also home to a wide range of animals including bats, foxes, and snakes.

It is often incorrectly labelled UAE's highest mountain (as it is certainly the most well-known); this honor actually belongs to an unnamed ca 1,910 m knoll just across the border from Jabal Bil Ays in Oman. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jabal_Yibir is the UAE's highest named peak. (Wikipedia)