In pictures: Tourists take part in a tour in Taba's Protected Area

Taba Protected Area includes geological formation such as caves, mountainous passages and network of valleys. The area has 25 kinds of mammals, 50 kinds of rare resident birds and 24 kinds of reptiles. As for plants, there are 480 kinds of extinct kinds
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Tourists walk through the colored canyon as part of a tour in Taba's Protected Area, in Egypt's southern Sinai resort town. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tourists walk through the colored canyon as part of a tour in Taba's Protected Area, in Egypt's southern Sinai resort town. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tourists take part in a tour in Taba's Protected Area, in Egypt's southern Sinai resort town. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tourists walk through the colored canyon as part of a tour in Taba's Protected Area, in Egypt's southern Sinai resort town. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tourists take part in a tour in Taba's Protected Area, in Egypt's southern Sinai resort town. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tourists walk through the colored canyon as part of a tour in Taba's Protected Area, in Egypt's southern Sinai resort town. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Children play in the colored canyon at Taba's Protected Area, in Egypt's southern Sinai resort town. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tourists take part in a tour in Taba's Protected Area, in Egypt's southern Sinai resort town. /(MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tourists take a picture from inside a cave during a tour in Taba's Protected Area, in Egypt's southern Sinai resort town. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tourists take part in a tour in Taba's Protected Area, in Egypt's southern Sinai resort town. (MOHAMED EL-SHAHED/AFP/Getty Images)
Mon 15 May 2017 12:21 PM