Fly to Taif
Taif is located in the Sarawat Mountains, which makes it one of the coolest cities in Saudi Arabia. It’s also known for producing grapes, roses and honey and is therefore called ‘the Garden of Hejaz’. Book cheap flights to Taif now with flynas.
Places that are a must-see in Taif include Shubra Palace, Al Rudaf Park which also has a zoo, Al Kar Tourist Village which is accessible by cable car, Wadi Mitna and the small agricultural village, Al Shafa.
Shopping in Taif
If you’re looking for clothing, shoes and furniture then visit the Mazaia Mall. However if you enjoy fruit, then this is the city to indulge in it so head to the markets for the best produce on offer.
Eating out in Taif
There’s a small selection of restaurants in Taif and it is recommended that you eat at a hotel or enjoy the local produce on offer.
There’s a small selection of hotels in Taif ranging from budget accommodation to 5-star resorts.
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Transport to and from Taif Airport
flynas arrives into Taif Regional Airport, which is located 30km from the city centre. Once you’re on the ground the best modes of transport are taxis and cars for hire.
Taxis are readily available however there is a tarif of SR5 ($1.30).
Weather in Taif
Taif’s weather is noticeably milder than other Saudi Arabian cities with highs of 40 degrees and lows of 21 degrees. There is however much more rainfall in the city with 30 inches in May.
Events in Taif
The Taif Rose Plantation is a key attraction in April and is the reason why Taif is known as the ‘rose capital’.