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Bahir Dar & Lake Tana

The city of Bahir Dar sits on the southern shores of Lake Tana, in Ethiopia's northern Amhara region. It is an attractive, hospitable city that serves as a base for visiting a number of attractions in the surrounding region, most notably the Blue Nile Falls and Lake Tana.

Ethiopia, Rwanda and Kenya

Thank you for arranging such a memorable holiday again, and doing it with efficiency and patience.

Carol from Perth

Featured itineraries

Ethiopia's Historic Route

This guided Historic Route tour visits Axum, Lalibela, Lake Tana, Bahir Dar and Gondar. The programme can be extended to include more elements, such as the rock churches of Tigray, the Rift Valley lakes, Omo Valley and southern Ethiopia, and the Bale and Simien Mountains.

Destination

  • Ethiopia

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays

Prices from£1690 pp

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Ethiopia's Historic Route (with Tigray and Simiens)

Comprehensive guided tour of Ethiopia's famous Historic Route (Axum, Gondar, Lalibela, Lake Tana, Addis Ababa), extended to include remote Tigray and the Simien Mountains.

Destination

  • Ethiopia

Experience

  • Cultural Holidays
  • Walking and Climbing

Prices from£2542 pp

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Accommodation

Abay Minch Lodge

Abay Minch is a comfortable garden lodge set in the centre of Bahir Dar, close to the monasteries of Lake Tana.

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Blue Nile Hotel

The Blue Nile Hotel (formerly, Avanti Hotel & Resort) is a comfortable city hotel situated on the shores of Lake Tana, in Bahir Dar.

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Jacaranda Hotel

Jacaranda Hotel is a smart, 3-star city hotel situated in Bahir Dar, within easy reach of Lake Tana.

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Kuriftu Lodge

Kuriftu Lodge occupies a prime location on the shores of Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile, where it enjoys cool off-shore breezes all year-round, as well as stunning lake views.

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Testimonial

Dear Clare, Belated but nevertheless heartfelt thanks for your part in organising a truly outstanding holiday.

Mrs Stevens