Taif is Arabic for encompassing
or circling. It is a tourist destination in Saudi Arabia
is mostly composed of desert and lacks any natural parks or national attractions. It is part of the Hijaz
mountain chains located at the west of the Arabian peninsula. It takes about 2 hours to drive from Jeddah
Because of its high altitude compared with the rest of the hot desert, its climate ranges from 80-90F degrees in summer and cool winters of 40F.
s inhabit the area in huge numbers and are known to be friendly towards people.
Population: 300,000. May double during summer since it is a huge tourist
destination in Saudi Arabia.
: 6000 feet