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Wadi Khamal: captivating beauty and a hiker’s dream

وادي خمال: مقصد عشاق التخييم وتسلق الجبال

08 JUL 2020


Source: Nadeen Al-Wazani

Wadi Khamal is a true hidden gem located north of Yanbu that attracts thousands of visitors a year. However, thanks to visitors posting pictures of this captivating valley on social media, the area is developing a fast-growing reputation. Boasting scenic nature, Wadi Khamal is located in Al-Fari village. If you are a wild nature enthusiast, you can camp and barbecue amidst the vast green areas, flowing streams, and mountainous hills. It is therefore little wonder that the area attracts hikers from all over the Kingdom looking to enjoy its mild weather, especially during the spring and winter.

Wadi Khamal is named after the eponymous village north of Yanbu and is considered to contain some of the most stunning scenery in the country thanks to its abundance of mountain formations and green vegetation, especially during the heavy rains.