Khaleel al Toobi, director of tourism in Dakhliyah governorate, said, “Jebel Akhdar has seen huge growth in tourist arrivals, particularly Europeans thanks to its unique topography. The green mountains with its beautiful farms, trees and exotic fruits is one of sultanate’s biggest attractions.”
Tourist services centre
Marhoon bin Saeed al Mahrouqi, a tourist guide at the Tourism Services Centre, said the site is well-equipped to cater to visitors to the area, “The Tourist Services Centre is located on the way to the mountain road. Opened in 2014, the centre provides important information and route maps of the place. A number of brochures on important tourist points and the public services are also available.”
Visitors can also pick up handicraft items unique to Oman made by members of the Omani Women’s Association and Public Authority for Craft Industries.
Khaleel al Toobi