Day Trip in Bahir Dar

Bahir Dar is situated on Lake Tana, which is dotted with island monasteries some dating back to the 14th century. Its 30 odd islands represent today a unique natural habitat for plant life.

The Blue Nile Falls are a waterfall on the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia. They are known as Tis Issat in Amharic, when translated,means "smoking water" They are situated on the upper course of the river, about 30 kilometers downstream from the town of BahirDar and Lake Tana.

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  • What's included :
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Boat Trip
    • English speaking guide
    • Entry/Admission - Lake Tana
    • Entry/Admission - Blue Nile Falls
    What's excluded :
    • Any alcoholic drinks
    • Additional camera or video fees
    • Services which are not mentioned in the inclusion section
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Lake Tana, Ground floor from Blue Nile Hotel, Bahir Dar 1000 Ethiopia

    meet your driver for the day and transfer a short distance to the lake shore. Take a boat trip on on Lake Tana, Ethiopia’s largest lake, to visit the monastery churches of Ura Kidane Mihret, Kibran Gebriel and Debre Maryam.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Blue Nile Falls, Amhara , Region Ethiopia

    After a relaxed lunch break, drive to the Blue Nile Falls, located about 30 km from Bahir Dar. The falls are the most iconic waterfalls in Ethiopia.

    After visiting the falls, transfer back to Bahir Dar, stopping off for coffee on route.

    Duration: 4 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Bahar Dar Airport, Bahir Dar Ethiopia
    Departure Time :
    2:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by GIGI Ethiopia Tours

Activity ID: V-230795P2

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