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Is it safe to travel from Cairo to Taba???
Posted December 22nd, 2012 - 11:57 am by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
Hi everybody!!

We are going soon to Egypt and from there we are planning on going to Jordan. Anybody knows what is the best (cheapest, fastest, safe) way to go from Cairo to Taba? We read there is a bus... Does anybody know at what time they departs and how many hours it takes?

It is safe for foreigners to cross Sinai? We read there was some kidnappings this year... is that true?

Thanks a lot!

Laila & Mariano

Posted December 22nd, 2012 - 12:26 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hey Laila & Mariano,

I'm going to the same way in January. When will you go there? Probabbly it would be better travel together. :-)

I also don't know how safe and easy this way.
András

Posted December 22nd, 2012 - 12:52 pm by from Buenos Aires, Argentina (Permalink)
Sure Andras!

We will probably be crossing around 17th... what about you?

Keep in touch!!

Posted December 22nd, 2012 - 1:01 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hey,

I'm also go to Taba 17th or 18th morning. If there any night bus or shared taxi (17th evening) it wolud be the best. I guess the shared taxi isn't so expensive, if we are 3 probably it would be a good option too.

Posted December 22nd, 2012 - 1:10 pm from Hamilton, Canada
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Posted December 27th, 2012 - 5:26 pm by from Cairo, Egypt (Permalink)
there are 2 ways to go there coast road and crossing Sinai from the desert , take the coast road , its longer but safer and go during the morning , not night ! i might go also at this period of time , call me if you need help 01111954035

Posted December 28th, 2012 - 1:11 pm by from Youngstown, United States (Permalink)
Aweny if you are going to taba just let me know

see you

Posted December 28th, 2012 - 1:19 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
I will go to Taba from Cairo 17th January. If you recomend me go in the morning I will go that time.