Taba is a small Egyptian tourist town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba,
on the border crossing with neighboring Israel, The town is a frequent vacation
destination for Egyptians and tourists as it is the most northern resort of Egypt's
Red Sea Riviera.
The town of Taba was considered to be the last town to be returned to Egypt after
the Egypt-Israel conflict, as its location Is on the border of the two countries.
After a long dispute, an international commission ruled that Taba to be returned
to Egypt in 1989, Prior to the conflict, Taba was merely a Bedouin village near
the Gulf of Aqaba. Before that, It was a rest town for traders using the caravan
route to the fort of Aqaba.
Taba weather Is primarily a desert type with hot dry summers (May to September)
and mild winters (November to March). Rainfall occurs mainly, in the north of the
peninsula and to a lesser extent in the southern mountain region.
Places to visit :
Salah El Din’s Castle
Did you know :
With its location in the Gulf of Aqaba, if you stand at the waterfront of Taba,
you can see Jordan, Israel and Saudi Arabia.