Welcome to Taba

For fully resort-based holidays (for those who don't mind a lack of restaurants and other amenities outside the resort walls), Taba provides good beach-break deals. Though for sand-between-your-toes beach hut bliss, hop a bit further south to the beach camps along the Taba–Nuweiba road.

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$56.25 Day Trips & Excursions

Visit Saint Catherine's Monastery Tour from Taba

Visit the Monastery of Saint Catherine which is considered one of the most famous monasteries in the world and also it's one of the oldest monasteries of Christianity. It’s located in heart of Sinai Peninsula at a height of 1570 meters in the place where according to the tradition Moses saw the bush on fire which didn’t burn up .The Monastery is Orthodox and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The monastery dates back to the age of the emperor Justinian 6th century. It was the same time of building enclosure wall surrounding the monastery right now but the monastery was named Saint Catherine at the beginning of the 11th century in honor of saint Catherine, one of the earliest Alexandria Christians martyrs. It contains several monuments like the burning bush seen by Moses, and the remarkable Icons Gallery. The half-day tour departs from Taba at 8:00am, giving you a chance to explore the Monastery's incredible architecture, beautiful chapel, historic icons and ancient artwork. After taking your time to learn about this unique place, you will head back to Taba at 14.00.

$416 Multi-day & Extended Tours

2 Day Small Group Cairo Tour from Eilat

Day 1: Eilat - Cairo [L]A driver will pick you up from your hotel in Eilat at about 9pm and take you to the Taba border. After crossing the border, begin the drive to Cairo (about 7-10 hours). Start the tour with the pyramids, the sphinx, the Egyptian Museum (mummy room not included), and then the market, where they sell everything under the sun. Afterwards, head for lunch in a local restaurant. After lunch you will check into your hotel for your overnight stay. You also have an option to do a Nile cruise (not included).Day 2: Cairo - Eilat [B]After breakfast in your hotel, begin your day with a tour through the Old City of Cairo. Later, travel to the Sakkara Valley to view some of the largest pyramids in the world, including the Djoser Step Pyramid, one of the most famous pyramids in the world. After lunch travel back to the Taba border crossing and then to your hotel in Eilat where you'll arrive about midnight.

$2429 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8-Night Israel, Jordan and Egypt Tour from Tel Aviv

Day 1: Nazareth - Sea of Galilee You will be picked up around 7:00am. Travel to Nazareth and view the Mount of Precipitation. Continue to the Church of Annunciation and the Church of St. Joseph. Drive on to Capenaum and Mount Beautitude, where you will find a Benedictine Church. On the return journey pass Mount Tabor. Continue to hotel for overnight. Day 2: Caesarea - Acre - Haifa Drive to the Mediterranean Coast to Caesarea. There is a Roman theater and Roman temple. Drive through Haifa to see the Baha'i gardens and the shrine. At Rosh Hanikra you will get to the grotto by cable car, and take a walk in the caverns. Acre, and tour the Turkish prison. Return to the hotel for overnight. Day 3: Jerusalem - Bethlehem Start the tour in Jerusalem with a view of the Garden of Gethsemane, the Church of all Nations, the Mount of Olives, and the Jewish tombs. Enter the Old City by the Zion Gate, and through the Armenian Quarter to arrive at the Byzantine Cardo. Proceed to the Western Wall. Walk through the Old City to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre along the Via Dolorosa that follows Stations of the Cross. Tour the old city markets, and then continue to Bethlehem. Visit the Church of Nativity in Manger Square. Pass the field of Ruth as you leave Bethlehem. Day 4: Dead Sea - Masada Arrive at the Dead Sea through the Judean Desert, go by the Inn of the Good Samaritan, and see the level marker. When arriving at Masada, ride a cable car to the top and tour the synagogue, Roman barracks, palaces and bath house. Stop for lunch, continue to the Dead Sea. Take a late flight from the Sde Dov airport to Eilat and overnight in a hotel. Day 5: Petra At 8:10am drive to the border crossing and proceed to Petra. Tour Petra to see the famous treasury, amphitheater, tombs, palaces and more. After the tour go for lunch and have a choice of sleeping in Petra or in the Bedouin tents in Wadi Rum. Day 6: Wadi Rum Wake up to a 4x4 jeep tour of Wadi Rum. Observe the life of the Bedouins and have lunch around a camp fire with them. After the tour drive back to Eilat. Be collected at 21:00pm for the tour to Cairo. Drive to the Taba border, and to Cairo. Day 7: Cairo Tour the famous pyramids and the Sphinx. Walk in the most famous bazaar the Khan el Khalili. Continue on to the Egyptian Museum that has the largest collection of ancient antiquities in the world. Drive to your hotel for overnight. Day 8: Cairo Drive to the Saakara Valley to view the Djoser Step Pyramid. Continue on to Cairos' Old City, the Churches, fortifications, and more. Return to your Hotel for ovenight.Day 9: Airport Transfer to The cairo Airport for your flight home.

$200 Day Trips & Excursions

Mount Sinai and Saint Catherines Monastary Day Trip from Eilat

Start the tour from Eilat hotels. A driver will be waiting for you at 22:00 pm to take you to the Taba border. They will help you with the border proceedings, and you will be passed over the border with a driver waiting for you on the Egyptian side. Drive to Mt. Sinai, and start to climb the mountain. In the early morning hours you will see the most magnificent sun rise. The view is astounding. Christian sages say that whoever climbs Mount Sinai and views the sunrise will be reborn and all his or her sins will be forgiven. In the morning tour the St. Catherine Monastery, including the church, which is dated from the sixth century. Continue on to tour the “Burning Bush”, and “Jethros’ Well.” After the tour you will stop for lunch, and then start the drive back stopping at a few sites according to the time. Arrival back in Eilat about 22:00 pm.

$291 Tours & Sightseeing

One Day Cairo Private tour from Eilat -

Start your tour from Eilat at 10pm. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel or from the Eilat airport. From here you will cross the Taba border into Egypt towards Cairo, in route you will see many places, the mountains, the sea, and the desert. Arrive in Cairo about 6am and start the tour of the pyramids. Tour some of the largest pyramids that were built to house the dead Pharaohs. There are many passages that were made inside the pyramids, thinking that this would fool the grave robbers. See the sphinx, with the head of a man, and the body of a lion. Continue on to tour the Egyptian museum with the biggest collection of antiquities in the world, statues, artifacts, and jewels with a vast collection of masks. Go for lunch and then at about 5pm proceed back to the Taba border where you will either be transported back to your hotel in Eilat or the airport between 12 and 1am.

$470 Cultural & Theme Tours

Petra Tour from Sharm by Cruise

You will be transferred from your hotel in Sharm El Shiek to Taba via a modern air-conditioned Vehicle, approximately 3 hours and half. Then will be met and assisted at Taba. Take the boat to Aqaba where you will be met and assisted then you will move directly to Petra for a full day visit, to the red rose rock city, the city of the Nabateans, the lost city carve all in the mountains, riding on a horse to the Siq (canyon) which is a natural crack in the rocks, the Nabateans developed it into their structure elements, walking through the 1.2 km canyon and enjoying the beautiful carvings of statues, idols and niches.On the way to the treasury, you will be wondering about the time the treasury will appear to you behind the corner that has been standing there for over than 2000 years, and then continue along the facades street to the roman theatre, royal tombs, the roman colonnaded street, Qasr al-bent. Lunch, then back to Aqaba port to take the cruise back to Taba, drive back to your hotel in Sharm El ShiekNote: In case of cancellation of the ferry for an urgent reason or at other days no ferry , will be by Taba border to Arava Border to cross to the Jordanian side ( Taxi fees 10$ pp and taxes 64$ pp to be paid locally by yourselves )we will pay jordanian visa 58$ pp & Jordan exit fees 15$ pp = COST OF Ferry tickets