Oman’s latest cave in Jebel Akhdar

with beautiful interior architecture

In the heights of Jabal Akhdar a new cave has been discovered.

Jabal Akhdar cave entrance
Jabal Akhdar cave entrance Photos by Joe Daniels ; with Steve and Katherine Jones & Roger

 

Its one of two which have recently been found in the same area. Like the acclaimed Majlis Al Jinn in Oman’s eastern hajar mountains this is accessed through its roof.

Jabal Akhdar cave flowstones
Jabal Akhdar cave flowstones

The drop though not as dramatic as the one into Majlis Al Jinn opens out into a beautiful chamber with flowstones and stalactites and stalagmites.

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4