Taif is one of major tourist attractions in Saudi Arabia mainly due to its pleasant weather in summers and beautiful flora in spring season. It is said that members of royal family also shift from capital Riyadh to Taif during summers.
I would combine my two trips to Taif in this post. It was a hot summer weekend when me and my friends decided to visit Taif. This was my first trip to the place. Taif is around 200 km from Jeddah (almost 2.5 hrs drive) and one can easily manage one day trip. It was not a properly planned trip. Just a bunch of guys decided for an excursion, packed in cars and left for Taif. Continue reading Exploring Taif & Al-Shafa Mountains