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2 Days Culture tour itinerary for Bahir Dar: Ride A Boat In Lake Tana And Behold Blue Nile Falls

Bahir Dar

Boating Tour
Culture Tour
Ride a boat in Lake Tana and behold Blue Nile Falls

Rowing a reed boat in Lake Tana

Bahir Dar-Ethiopia

Go for a boat ride across Lake Tana and visit Ura Kidane Miheret church and Kibran Gabriel Monastery.Head into the town and shop at the local markets and maybe see local artists perform. Then, head to the Blue Nile Falls to take in the breathtaking view of the cascading waters.

DAY 01

Lake Tana

  • Your Bahir Dar tour guide will pick you up from the airport and transfer to a hotel.

  • After check-in, embark for a boat trip on Lake Tana. It is about an hour by boat to reach Zeghe Peninsula and visit the Ura Kidane Miheret church. and during the way, you might spot monkeys and beautiful birds.

  • Then, hop on the boat to reach the other side of the Peninsula the boat to reach Kibran Gabriel Monastery (unfortunately women are not allowed.)

  • Before heading back to Bahir Dar, take the boat to see the source of the Blue Nile and the amazing wildlife in that area.

  • Return to Bahir Dar and have lunch.

  • After some rest, go the Bezawit Hill to witness an amazing sunset.

  • Shop at the local markets and see traditional dances and folk songs performed by local artists.

  • Stay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 02

blue nile falls

  • In the morning, start the journey to the Blue Nile Falls which is about 80km from the city.,

  • Reach the waterfall and hear the thunderous sound as the water crashes from a 45-metre high cliff. From the village of Tis Abay, a splendid series of viewpoints can be reached along a 1.5km footpath across the 17th century Alata Bridge. Bird watchers should check the riverine forest here for endemics and near-endemics species such as Blue-breasted Bee-eater, White-Cheeked turaco, Black-Winged lovebird and Yellow-fronted parrot.

  • Return to Bahir Dar and explore the local markets.

  • Stay overnight at a hotel.

  • 110 USD Per Adult , 30 USD Per Child
  • Transportation.

  • All entrance fee.

  • Bahir Day tour guide. 

  • Boat fee. 

  • Hotel room. 

  • Tips and gratuities.

  • This tour is for a group of 2 people and the prices will change if more people are added.

Bahir Dar

Boating Tour
Culture Tour

Contributed By

Tamerate Adane

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