About Jabal Al Nour

A journey of 1 to 1. 5-hours on foot, climbing a series of 1725 steps, a strenuous hike to reach the top of the mountain but all this and maybe more would seem worthy as the mountain houses the cave where the Islamic guru spend many hours in meditation and ultimately received his first revelation. Jabal Al-Nour mountain near Mecca is that mountain where people flock in large numbers to feel the presence of their sacred prophet. The Jabal Al-Nour mountain is famous worldwide for its great religious significance. The cave named as Grotto/Cave of Hira was the meditating site of the Islamic guru. The power and serenity of the place are best described by the people who have been there.

Must See

  • Natural air climb
  •  Trekking
  •  Mountain of light
  •  Mountain for hiking to a famous cave

How to reach

From Mecca city, you need to take a taxi it is 11.4 Km away and takes 17 minutes to reach via route King Farhad Road; if you go there walking you need 2 hr 30 min via Al-Hajj Road. Take Uber taxi it is reasonable.

One-Way from: 45﷼ - 60﷼


  • Be prepared to climb the mountain.
  • There are rest stops on the climb where basics can be purchased.
  • Early morning or evening is a better time to climb.
  • Carry  sufficient amount of water in your bag pack.
  • Take regular breaks and climb up.
  • Visitors are advised not climb up to the top because it is not mandatory and it is risky.
  • You will need two hours to make the strenuous hike to the cave.

Visit Time

Sunday:            Open 24 hours.

Monday:           Open 24 hours.

Tuesday:          Open 24 hours.

Wednesday:     Open 24 hours.

Thursday:         Open 24 hours.

Friday:              Open 24 hours.

Saturday:          Open 24 hours.


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Time you can spend

1 to 5 hours


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Clear Sky 38.47°C


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