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 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.

$350 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 GalileeYou 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 - HaifaDrive 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 - BethlehemStart 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 - MasadaArrive 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: PetraAt 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 RumWake 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 10:00pm for the tour to Cairo. Drive to the Taba border, and to Cairo.Day 7: CairoTour 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: CairoDrive to the Saakara Valley to view the Djoser Step Pyramid. Continue on to Cairos' Old City, the Churches, fortifications, and more. After the tour drive back to the Taba border and arrive in Eilat at 22:00 for overnight.Day 9: AirportFlight from Eilat to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport.

$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.

$327 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.

$687.50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Jerusalem and Petra 2 Days 1 Night

Visit Jerusalem and Petra on a overnight tour from Sharm el Sheikh. You will see some of the holiest sites in the world including the Wailing Wall, the Dome of Rock and Dolorosa. Then stop for swim in the salty, mineral-rich waters of the Dead Sea. Next day you'll spend in Petra enjoying a guided tour of this unique city.Day 1 Depart at 20:00pm from Sharm el Sheikh Transfer to Taba Drive through Arava Valley to the Dead Sea for a swim Arrival in Jerusalem starts with the panoramic view from Mount Olives Visit: The Holy sites of the three monotheistic religions. Wailing Wall Temple Dome of Rock Arab Market (Souq) Dolorosa which leads to the Holy Sepulcher Drive through the New City towards the Dead Sea and back to Eilat Return to Aqaba border Overnight in Aqaba Day 2 After breakfast drive to Petra Three hour guided tour Lunch in Petra Drive back to Aqaba to cross the border to Eilat Transfer from Eilat back to Taba border Transfer from Taba border to Sharm el Sheikh