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Welcome to Taba


Taba was located on the Egyptian side of the armistice line agreed to in 1949. During the Suez Crisis in 1956 it was briefly occupied but returned to Egypt when Israel withdrew in 1957. Israel reoccupied the Sinai Peninsula after the Six-Day War in 1967, and subsequently a 400-room hotel was built in Taba. Following the 1973 Yom-Kippur War, when Egypt and Israel were negotiating the exact position of the border in preparation for the 1979 peace treaty, Israel claimed that Taba had been on the Ottoman side of a border agreed between the Ottomans and British Egypt in 1906 and had, therefore, been in error in its two previous agreements. Although most of Sinai was returned to Egypt in 1982, Taba was the last portion to be returned. After a long dispute, the issue was submitted to an international commission composed of one Israeli, one Egyptian, and three outsiders. In 1988, the commission ruled in Egypt's favour, and Israel returned Taba to Egypt in 1989.

Located just southwest of Taba is a protected area on 3590 km².

This protected area includes geological formations such as caves, a string of valleys, and mountainous passages. There are also some natural springs in the area.

The area has 25 species of mammals, 50 species of rare birds, and 24 species of reptiles

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First on the holiday agenda should be a spot of snorkelling, if only to keep you in the cool water whilst you acclimatise. Take a snorkelling trip by boat to see the Fjord and the 12th Century Citadel as well as colourful inhabitants of the sea. These include parrot fish, octopus, angelfish, barracuda, lion fish, moray eels and turtles. The Fjord and Citadel aren’t bad either.

Quad biking

When you’re ready to explore, have a go at quad biking. This is fantastic fun and you will get to feel the wind and the desert in your hair too.More importantly the views of the desert, mountains and canyons are superb.

Camel trekking

When in Egypt there are only so many times you can turn down a camel ride, so hop on and experience something you will never forget when on cheap Egypt holidays - you can normally haggle with them and get a pretty good deal! Be sure to take plenty of photos.

Getting Around

Since Taba existed only as a small Bedouin village, there was never any real transportation infrastructure. More recently, Al Nakb Airport, located on the Sinai plateau some 35 km (22 mi) from Taba, was upgraded and renamed Taba International Airport (IATA: TCP, ICAO: HETB), and now handles half a dozen charter flights a week from the UK as well as weekly charter flights from Belgium, Russia, Denmark, and The Netherlands. Many tourists enter via the Taba Border Crossing from Eilat, Israel and a marina has been built in the new Taba Heights development, some 20 km (12 mi) south of Taba, and which has frequent ferry sailings to Aqaba in Jordan, although these are restricted to tourists on organised tours.

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