6 Days: Jeddah, Taif, Al Baha and Abha Tour

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Duration

6 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

6 people

Languages

Arabic, English

About this tour

Day 1: Arrival to Jeddah – Jeddah Tour

1- Jeddah

Your tour leader/driver will be awaiting you. They will be holding a sign of SaudiArabiaTours, You do not need to look for them – they will be waiting for you and will find you. From the moment your tour starts, your tour leader will give you full attention. Once in the car, He will talk to you about all the things on the way as well as other aspects of your tour that will interest you

2- Al-Balad

Start your tour to visit Jeddah’s historical downtown area (Al-Balad) which is the historical area well known as the “Old Town”, where many of the oldest families used to live and work. It boasts of old buildings, a traditional souk, and many restaurants, where visitors get to walk amid the old streets and experience the traditional landscape of the old town. When you are in historical Jeddah we will take you back to the old era of Saudi Arabia, all your senses will be in action. You will hear and learn amazing stories about Jeddah and ride and walk through secret doors, Enjoy a wonderful walking Al-Balad.

3- Biet Nassif

This history tour of Old Town will take you along all the less known must-see local spots: Beit Nassif, Makkah gate for a photo stop, Historical Jeddah north gate stop for a photo, other historical houses provide a rare opportunity for you to experience the blend of traditional architecture with modernity Old Market hidden gems, Old Jeddah hidden galleries and Local Jeddah food shops only for locals no tourists know about it.

4- Al Tayebat International City

Then you will visit Al Tayebat International City Museum, It’s a maze of different rooms covering Saudi history, architecture, interior decoration, Islamic art from Saudi and other Islamic countries. The museum itself is a great place for photos. Its four-floor collection has displays ranging from pre-Islamic artifacts, exquisite Islamic manuscripts, old coins and weaponry to stunning furniture, pottery and traditional Saudi dress. Replicas of home interiors from every region are also featured. Exhibits are accompanied by excellent information panels, as well as dioramas of the Kingdom’s provinces.

5- Jeddah Corniche

After that, you will enjoy a ride along The New Jeddah Corniche is the 30 km coastal resort area of the city of Jeddah. Located along the Red Sea, the corniche features the coastal road, recreation areas, pavilions, and large-scale civic sculptures for all to enjoy and take pictures.

6- Al Rahma Mosque

End the tour by visiting The Floating Mosque, this single domed architectural marvel that sits literally on the sea symbolizes Jeddah’s bold storm into the modern age. Sitting on an enviable location, the mosque’s courtyard offers unencumbered views of the Red Sea, making it a popular tourist site. Overnight in Jeddah.

Accommodation: Overnight in Jeddah, 3 star hotel.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 2:  Taif City Tour

1- Taif

Breakfast. Pick you up from your hotel and drive to Taif (171 Km).

2- Shubra Palace

Start the tour with Shubra Palace. The palace is the most stunning vestige of old Taif, with latticework windows and balconies and interior marble from Carrara. King Abdul Aziz used to stay here and the palace was later the residence of King Faisal. A unique amalgamation of Arabic and Romanian architecture. It is impressive worth photographing. It is located on the northern side of Taif city center, and overlooks Shubra Street which is one of the most important pivotal streets in the city of Taif, Ali bin Abdullah bin Aoun Pasha has ordered the establishment of the Shubra Palace in 1905 AD. (you can be visited only from outside as there are some renovation works now)You will visit this as it offers enough photographic angles and its history for this region

3-Arruddaf Park

Then will take you to Al Rudaf Park. Its a great place to relax and enjoy the beauty of nature! There are music fountains, grasses, small rock mountains, and many playgrounds for children. It’s a very nice park and place but it’s for family only.

4- Taif’s Heart Mall

Then visit Al Shafa mountain and Al Hada mountain,It’s considered as one of the most beautiful and important mountain roads in the region. It connects Taif city with the other regions on the west and north. It acquires enchanting and attractive views

5- Shafa Mountains

Nice drive up Al Shafa mountain is the highest mountain in the area of the town.Its also know as Jabal Dakkā. You will walk and climb up Shafa mountain. It’s a difficult walk / climb, the views are fantastic and well worth the effort The higher up in the mountains you feel the gentle cool air. Amazed about so many different plants and trees, herbs and fruit bushes growing everywhere. It’s rich in natural resources as honey, rose gardens, herbs and so much more. A cable car at an extra ticket journey up to the Al-Hada Mountain starts down in Al-Kurr Village and takes visitors all the way up to the mountaintop, where an upscale restaurant and hotel are located. Overnight in Taif.

Accommodation: Overnight in Taif. 3 star hotel.

Meals: Breakfast


Day 3: Drive to Al Baha

1-Al Bahah

Breakfast. Pick you up from your hotel and drive to Al Bahah (220Km). Al Baha , is a city in the west of Saudi Arabia in the Hejaz area. It is the capital of Al Bahah Region, and is one of the Kingdom’s prime tourist attractions. It enjoys a pleasant climate and is surrounded by more than forty forests.

2- Dhee Ayn

Start your tour visiting The Marble Village of Dhee Ayn. It’s an amazing place, Reminds the quality of ancient civilization. The quality of the building is remarkable. The village was named by the name of the water that flows from the nearby mountains without interruption. Dhee Ain is famous for its fruits and banana plantations which still grow there. The village dates back about 400 years, and it witnessed the battles between the Ottoman Turks and its inhabitants. Incredible the ability to explore and experience this piece of local history is almost unprecedented in the world.

3- Baljurashi

Then visiting the Saturday Historical Market Baljurashi. Its an old popular market is held on Saturday every week in the morning and it is considered a very old heritage market where people come for sale and purchase, but it develops after entering the life of the city and it is now selling heritage items, birds and various things. You will learn more about the city’s history and social life.

 

4- Raghadan Forest Park

Then Drive to Raghadan Forest Park. It is a natural wild forest that was developed by the municipality of Albaha region. You would be able to walk into the forest area. The park is designed well with parking places next to each play area. lots of space for the whole family to enjoy.

5- Khairah Forest Park

At the end visit the mountains of Al- Surat for Visit Al Mud Village. Drive to the next visit to Khairah Forest Park. You will be transferred by an A/C car to your hotel. Overnight in Baha.

Accommodation: Overnight in Albaha – 3 star hotel

Meals: Breakfast


Day 4: Abha City Tour

 

1-Abha

Breakfast. Drive to Abha

2-Al Soudah

Arrival and transfer to start your tour visiting the Jabal Sawda is the highest point in Saudi Arabia. You will visit to see the climate and enjoy the mountains and the heights.It is 3000 meters above sea level. You will see lots of varieties of green lush tress and shrubs.Also the misty mountains and valleys will sooth you and make you relaxed. Wonderful mental relaxation. It can get really cold so make sure to have jackets and blankets.

3- Al Sahab Park

Then you will visit El Sahab Park is above a mountain. It has a beautiful view and the clouds pass you all the time. The literal translation of ‘Sahab’ is ‘cloud’. And that’s what this place is. You will have a chance to walk into clouds Cornish. (Optional) your tour leader can recommend for you a lovely restaurant in El Sahab Park to have your Lunch. you will be in between the clouds, one of the most beautiful places.the place is above a mountain.

4-Shada Castle

Then we visit the Mud-walled Shada Castle, which is now a handicrafts museum. It is a representation of the beautiful traditional architecture of Asir region. It has a variety of fascinating local handicrafts, household items and more. It is also one of the very few traditional buildings left in Abha, making it mandatory to tour when in the city. Surrounded by modern architecture, this mud-walled tower itself is a great insight into Saudi Arabia’s past

5- Al Muftaha

We will drive to the Al-Muftaha district which had a market where we shopped for different kinds of crafts. The Muftaha Village that was in a state of neglect was re-built based on inspirations from Asir’s heritage and culture. It was built using the traditional methods of construction with local mud and stones. Al-Muftaha, in the center of the city, dates back 260 years. It incorporates adjoining houses along the internal and external passageways built according to the Asir region’s traditional construction style. It is distinguished by the small openings and thick walls that can protect the mud walls against rain and provide shade to the buildings.You will be enjoying the traditional colored houses of the Muftaha village, Its a great chance for photos lover.

6- Green Mountains

Then We will take you to a mountain which took your breath away! its Jabal Al Akhdar or as translated “The Green Mountain”. This entire mountain is lit up with green lights and even the clouds above it were green due to the lights.It was a sight to behold. This place as it definitely takes away all your stress and gives you the perfect environment to sit and feast on its beautiful surroundings. Overnight in Abha.

Accommodation: Overnight in Abha – 3 star hotel

Meals: Breakfast

 


Day 5: Trip to Rijal Almaa

1- Asir Province Breakfast.

We will take you to Rijal Almaa village which is famous for its typical Arabian traditional architecture that can be found throughout the whole country, each region having its own specificity. But when it comes to Saudi traditional architecture the first image that comes to mind is the charming and colorful houses of Rijal Alma’. It is located 130 km by safe road from Abha or 65 Km unsafe road so of course we will take you by the safe road.

2- Rijal Alma’

The village has stunning sceneries with a great history of the region. For its exceptional features, Rijal Alma’ is today on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage. You will find there a place redolent with history and tradition and clearly oriented to tourism. Its a paradise for photographers and photos lovers and our tour leader will take you to the best panoramic spots for photos.

3- Rijal Almaa Museum

You will visit the village museum its a huge museum all inside the village with a lot of old pieces and there are descriptions as well in English and in Arabic. It’s established by the efforts of the local inhabitants in order to save their regional heritage, and they have turned one of the forts into the museum headquarters since 1985. The village consists of about 60 palaces built from natural stone, clay, and wood, and the palaces consist of several floors. There are so many places to take photos. The village used to be a natural passage that linked between Yemen, Makkah, Madinah, and the Levant. Thus, it was a regional trade center. The village has a historical significance as it has a number of long and old fortresses.

Accommodation: Overnight in Abha Hotel – 3 star hotel

Meals: Breakfast


Day 6: Abha

1- Breakfast.

Your Tour leader/ Driver will transfer you to the airport and assist you at the airport through final departure formalities.

Accommodation: Not included

Meals: Not included

Highlights

  • This is a six-day private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Jeddah, Taif, Al Bahah, and Abha. Your tour will start by visiting the Jeddah's historical downtown area in Al-Balad.
  • In addition, you will also be visiting historical places in Taif, Al Baha, Abha and Rijal Alma

Included/Excluded

  • 1 Night hotel accommodation in Jeddah on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1 Night hotel accommodation in Taif Bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1 Night hotel accommodation in Al Bahah on bed and breakfast basis.
  • 1 Night hotel accommodation in Abha on bed and breakfast basis.
  • All your tours and excursions are by an A/C vehicle.
  • English speaking tour leader/ driver.
  • Snacks at the tours
  • our prices include all taxes and services. Breakfast (5)
  • International Airfare.
  • Saudi Arabia entry visa
  • Drinks and any personal expenses.

Languages

Arabic
English

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Member Since 2023

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