Bahar Dar Holidays

Dreaming of a trip to Ethiopia? Bahar Dar has everything you need for a great holiday. You could visit Lake Tana 12th Century island monasteries, or how about spending an afternoon at Blue Nile Falls? Better still, it doesn't need to cost you the world. We compare hundreds of flight …

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How to get to Bahar Dar

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Things to see and do in Bahar Dar

Anisha Shah | Trip by SkyscannerLake Tana 12th Century island monasteries
Lake Tana 12th Century island monasteries
Anisha Shah | Trip by SkyscannerBlue Nile Falls
Blue Nile Falls
Anisha Shah | Trip by SkyscannerLake Tana Cruise
Lake Tana Cruise

Reviews of Bahar Dar

Don Poisson
Don PoissonVancouver

A very friendly town where the Blue Nile River exits Lake Tana. There are colourful markets, warm friendly people and boat trips on the Lake to very old monasteries. Some are closed to female visitors. Many boats made from Papyrus reeds can be seen traversing the lake.


The lakeside location gives this town a bit of charm. A reasonable place to spend a day or two relaxing poolside (though you probably won't want to get too close to the lake itself). The tourism highlight here is a boat trip around Lake Tana and its monasteries. References to this being Ethiopia's Riviera are a bit generous.

Aloha Ethiopia
Aloha EthiopiaBahir Dar

Lovely city of bahir Dar is situated at the southern part of lake Tana.

Molla M
Molla MAddis Ababa

Loved the new modern hotels and the monasteries

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