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Boat Tour on Lake Tana

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

Half Day Boat Tour Itinerary

After breakfast our guide or representative will meet you at your hotel in Bahir Dar and then walk together to the harbor. From here the boat will take you to fishery mark the place where you can see various birds and along the way you will see Tankwa (a vessel boat made of syrups papyrus plant) with fishermen and continue to the outlet of the Blue Nile river to see hippopotamus and birds, soon after drive to Zeghe peninsula and visit 14th c Azwa Mariam monastery. From here you will experience forest hike between Azwa Mariam and Ura Kidane Mihiret for 2-30 minutes hike through coffee plantation and indigenous trees. Along the way you will have lunch break under the trees and coffee testing at one of locals house. After you visit Ura Kidane Mihiret monastery the boat will pick you up at the local port and drive you back to Bahir Dar.

Duration: 5 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Lake Tana ferry boat authority and launch - Mango Menafesha.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Lake Tana ferry boat authority and launch - Mango Menafesha.
  • Boat transportation
  • Local taxes
  • 1L Bottled water each
  • Picnic lunch
  • Local guide
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Tana
  • All accommodations
  • Tips. Do not give tips unless you're happy about the service we delivered to you
  • Flights and
  • Dinners.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Equipment you need to bring:
  • Appropriate trekking shoes
  • sun glass
  • sun blocker
  • Topper, scarf for woman to cover your hair while you visit the church. Note; traditionally weaved white scarf is much recommended and locals including priests are happy when woman ware/cover their hair while visiting inside the church.
  • No need scarf for men
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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