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4-Hour Taif Rose Farm & Factory Tour
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Education, Culture

  • Duration

    4 Hours

  • Language

    Arabic, English

  • Activity Level

    Easy

Description

Head to the historical city of Taif in Saudi Arabia during the rose season. See the rose fields that surround the flower factory here. Get a chance to look at some of the traditional distillation methods that are used to make rose water and perfume on this 4 hours tour.

Highlights
  • Explore Rose farm & factory
  • Rose Farm & Factory Tour expand_more
    • Take a tour of the rose farm with the Taif tour guide.

    • Visit a rose factory to see how perfume, scents and oils are made.

    • Buy some rose products from the factory itself.

    • Take a selfie with the pretty roses.

    • End the tour by drinking delicious rose tea.

What's Included
  • Taif tour guide

  • Water

  • Gift

What's Excluded
  • Personal expenses
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Matthew

    Ahmad is the agent and has guides in various parts of the Kingdom. Our guide Wa'il was excellent. He was very flexible to accomodate our requirements and added in a number of stops which only locals would know. We covered nearly 1000km in 2 days with Wa'il and even got into Wadi Tayyib al Ism when it was officially closed.

    Recommended.

  • Catherine

    Our guide was Mohammed, he took us to Gayal beach, al Shaql, Haql, Duba and a few other places. He was excellent and we had a really good time! Thanks Mohammed!

  • Natalie

    My guide was actually called Abdulaziz. He was great. Answered any question about any topic, climbed right down to the valley of the crater, signed our names in the salt, took breaks if needed. We got caught in a terrible sand storm on the way back and nearly ended up in a crash but Abdulaziz saved the day with his swift reflexes. He even bought me some tea and nice treats! He took lots of pics too!

  • Jan

    Ahmad helped me coordinate a stay in Riyadh for my 2 clients. He was very elastic and dealt quickly with problem we had (not caused bby him but by hotel). He also kept me informed about what was going on so I felt at ease.

  • rodney

    On balance we enjoyed our visit to Mada'in Saleh.  It is an amazing place and everyone we met was very friendly and welcoming.  It is still developing its tourism infrastructure especially in the area of hotel accommodation.  The guides within Mada'in Saleh are excellent and well orgamised.  The areas we felt could have been handled better by our guide Mohammed were:

    1. Making it clear what the total price for the trip was.  We ended up paying $1,500 for 2 nights and his driver taking us to the tour bus location each day.  We had to pay an additional 1,100 SAR  each for the tours themselves.  He was with us very little of this time so I'm not sure what 'guiding' he did for us.

    2. We felt this was a very excessive price and not explained  at the beginning which was disappointing

    3. Our guide Mohammed was nonetheless very friendly and welcoming but we felt overcharged 

    4. Most of our contact was with his lovely driver Ali who spoken little English but did his best.

    I think it was a case of expectation management and communication on both sides and I'll be more knowledgeable next time.  Mada'in Saleh is a fantastic place to visit and everyone should do this.

  • Ella

    We spent 2 full days with Salem AlAtawi on an amazing trip back in time to the days of Moses (Musa).  Salem was an excellent driver and we felt safe even on some tricky offroad terrain.  He was an excellent host and knew where to get the best food for the 3 women and 3 children in our group.  I highly recommend his services.  

  • William

    Friendly and helpful.

  • Samson

    My parents and I had a fantastic day full of surprises with Mr Ahmed's team in Hail. We were taken around the city of Hail by Majed in the morning and the city of Jubbah by Mammdoh in the afternoon. Both of them did a fantastic job.

    At 9am we were picked up at our hotel. As with most tourist attractions in Saudi Arabia, the two historical moments, Arrif and Qishlah castles were closed to the public. But fortunately with Majed who works for the castles, we were able to enter. Majed speaks very good English. We learned about the history of the city and how it is protected by mountains on three sides and the two castle on the forth side. Next, we visited a market where people sell pigeons and rabbits for dinner and a coffee kettle workshop, for which Hail is famous. The last stop in the city was the Shammar Mountains, an important Islamic monument, where we enjoyed a panoramic view of the city.

    Next, we were off to the city of Jubbah about an hour away with Mammdoh. Along the way we stopped by a small camel farm and had some fun riding them. My parents and I had never done that and it was a great experience. After lunch at a local restaurant, we visited the Naif Palace Museum. We were warmly welcomed as I guess Chinese visitors are indeed very rare there. Before we left we gifted a ¥10 Chinese banknote to their money collection. 

    After the museum, we came to the most important part of the tour: the Jubbah Rock Art. At the site, we saw various animals, humans, carriages and early Arabic writings. They were made by a number of civilisations on top of each other, the oldest of which as old as 12,000 years. Without a tour guide, it would be almost impossible to find the carvings. Mammdoh's English is not as good as Majed's but luckily we came across an English speaking family. While Mammdoh explained in Arabic, they interpreted for us. Before we headed back to Hail, we had a quick snack and drink stop, kindly paid for by Mammdoh.

    The tour was supposed to finish at 5pm. But to our surprise a special cultural festival was on in the evening. Majed came back and offered to take us around. 'Hail Season' is an annual festival in its first year initiated by the government to attract visitors to the region. We listened to local music, tasted local food and browsed colourful handicrafts, all made by local Hail people. Majed bought us a potato dish known as 'timmon' and a straw hat as gift. We returned to the hotel at pm.

    Both guides were extremely profesional, friendly and generous. I hight recommend.

  • Sean

    I did a 12 hour tour with Salman and Faisan in Riyadh the first week of December. We first visited the the fort and the mosque downtown, as well as the market. Salman was very knowledgeable and quite energetic. We then headed out of the city (mass traffic) and drove past the Freedom Tower (fine for me) and met another drive, Faisan, who would lead the tour out to Edge of the World, along with 3 other tourists. Faisan was very laid back, perfect English, good taste in music :-) We had the desert pretty much to ourselves, and had a couple hours to take pictures, videos, and just soak in the views at Edge of the World. We then opted to stay in the desert longer and had a BBQ at a local camp they had set up. Originally was supposed to end my tour with some time to look around Ad Diryiah, but due to the Winter Festival going on, much of it was closed off and additional fees had to be paid for something that was otherwise free, so opted to skip that. Edge of the World was the purpose, the highlight, and not regretted. Thanks guys.

  • Brandan

    We toured for 8 hours with Abu Osama and Rasmi on our first ever trip to the middle east. The tour included Tarout Island and it's castle, a personal meet and greet with an excellent local artist Karieemh Al Massiri in her private home studio, a VIP experience at the Al Qatif flower exhibition, a personal tour of the maritime museum on the coast near the ruined fort, and capping off with an authentic family style eat with your hands on the floor dinner.

    Rasmi was very knowledgeable about the area and its history and handled most of the talking in English. Abu Osama helped as the driver and communicating with the locals, which was at times a full time job!

    Our only real complaint was that pricing could be a bit more transparent, both for us and for the guides. Essentially, plan to pay cash (SAR) up front and plan to have money available for the dinner as this is not included. Aside from that, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and have already recommended the tour to another American in Khobar.

  • Michael

    Ahmad was very knowledgeable and professional. Very happy with the tour, would highly recommend.

  • John

    My family and I had a wonderful time in Jubbah and Hail with our guide Majeed. He introduced us to aspects of Saudi culture and history we were unaware of,  and went out of his way to make sure we had the best experience possible,  even helping us out with a couple of very challenging situations a few days after our tour had ended . We are extremely grateful for this.  Majeed's expertise, enthusiasm and kindness made our day out in Hail and Jubbah a day we will never forget. I would recommend Majeed to anyone planning on visiting Hail area in the near future. 

  • Mark

    I had a wonderful evening seeing Old Jeddah with Ahmad. He knows everything about the city and has a very kind manner. I would highly recommend him.

  • Paul

    I cannot imagine a better guide than my guide, Salman, for introducing me to the city of Riyadh's cultural and historical sites.  He is not only a genuine and friendly person with a lot of energy and enthusiasm, he is intelligent and articulate in showing a guest from outside of the region (in my case, from the United States) of what makes Saudi Arabia's culture unique. No question or discussion was off limits, and I found myself being introduced to all kinds of interesting people, places, and FOOD, with this elegant and warm-hearted teacher. Thank you, Salman!

  • Tarzeem

    I booked this tour before going to Saudi Arabia. I had heard that it was difficult to get into these places. So at the time of booking was still unsure what would happen although Brother Ahmed had confirmed everything.  The day of the tour Brother Ahmed arrived. He contacted me on the morning to confirm details. Excellent service from Brother Ahmed. Punctual, spoken English  was good, excellent photography skills, very friendly. Would recommend Brother Ahmed and also the tour too. Will definitely be using the services of Brother Ahmed next time we go to Saudi Arabia

  • Umashankar

    It was a wonderful tour organised by Tabuk Tourist Sights. The guide and his team were very professional and humble. I recommend them to all who are planning for tourism in Saudi Arabia.  The hospitality was indeed beyond our expectation. 

  • Helen

    My guide, Salman, Provided me with a wonderful tour day.  I would recommend him to anyone wanting to go on a guided tour of Riyadh and other areas  

  • Z

    Just spent a great few hours going all around Jeddah, old and new, with Ahmed. Everything was perfectly organized, and Ahmed is both super knowledgeable and easy to talk with. I would definitely recommend him and hope to work with him again on my next trip. 

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