Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah 360 Degree Virtual Tour
The 360-degree virtual reality tour of Jabel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah helps online visitors to explore the mountain at their convenience from anywhere and at any time
The UAE’s highest peak, Jebel Jais is part of the spectacular Hajar mountains formed over 70 million years ago in the eastern part of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, and Oman. Towering at 1,934 m above sea level, Jebel Jais boasts breath-taking vistas, thrilling adventures, and a welcome respite from the heat with temperatures around ten degrees cooler than sea level.
In the eastern part of Ras Al Khaimah is a spectacular mountain range called the Ru’us Al Jibal. Jebel Jais at 1,934m is not only the highest peak in Ras Al Khaimah but in the entire UAE. A key feature of the mountains is the abundance of wadis and hiking and mountain bike trails.
Ras Al Khaimah’s Jebel Jais, at 1,934 metres tall, usually records temperatures that are 10°C cooler on average than other popular landmarks across the country.
During the summer months, temperatures at all the major landmarks across the emirates average between 43 – 45°C, – at the Jebel Jais summit, temperatures reached a moderate 31°C during the daytime and 29 °C during the late afternoon.
Ras Al Khaimah consists of sandy deserts, coastal strips, salt flats, mangroves, and mountains. All these areas have different eco-systems which makes it a fascinating place for nature lovers. Apart from cultivated plants, there are three categories of flora – the salt-loving vegetation of the mangroves and mountain and desert plants. The emirate is also home to a number of reptiles, camels, foxes, jerboas, or wildcats as well as hundreds of bird species.