Photo by @nicholesobecki | The steep, winding road to the top of Jebel Hafit is the desert’s answer to California’s famed Highway 1, attracting roadsters, bikers, and hikers from across the globe. This is the highest mountain in Abu Dhabi and one of the highest in the United Arab Emirates. An extension of Al Ain, the first site in the Emirates to be designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Jebel Hafit has been inhabited since prehistoric times. In the Al Ain oasis at the base of the mountain rest tombs dating back thousands of years. Today, Al Ain continues to thrive, hosting a population of more than half a million people who keep this ancient caravan route alive. | Abu Dhabi welcomes you. It is a cultural destination that embraces creativity and exchange, inspiring your curiosity. @visitabudhabi and connect with what matters to you.