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Blue Nile Falls: Tours & Tickets

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All reviews dry season suspension bridge rainy season blue nile bahir dar nice walk across the river min walk power plant bus station bumpy road a short boat ride water cascading worth the trip small boat nice trip half day trip
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

October at the end of the wet season is best. Though diminished by the hydro dam they are still quite a sight. Doing the loop walk via the old Portuguese bridge is worth it if you can walk well on rough ground. There are some...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank chewat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The falls are fabulous to see. The feed of the great river Nile is thunderous and naturually beautiful. It is a fantastic sight in the brilliant sunshine. Bring suitable footwear as it can be quite muddy due to the spray from the falls but you...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank lennonmick00
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This attraction is on everyone´s list visiting northern Ethiopia. During and immediately after the rainy season the colour of the water is copper because of all the soil washed away. The only thing you must bear in mind that the access is extremely difficult during...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyable trip to the falls. Crossed the river on a local boat then walked through the sugar cane fields and country side to the actual falls. I was there at the end of the rainy session so the falls were pretty impressive. Not too...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JeanetteM1065
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it has rained recently, don't bother going. The road from BahirDar to here is also very bad*. The path is treacherous and slippery, and at least two people slipped and fell as we watched. Locals want to help you across crappy bridges (for money)...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NS-SR R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide took us here. I reviewed him in a previous review-THE BEST. We took the longer route rather than the shorter one. Not strenuous but one needs to be in reasonable condition to do it. Unfortunately they made a power plant/dam years ago so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Scielbi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had to cross a river and walk a long muddy path because of recent rains. We were rewarded with a rushing river tumbling over the falls. It was a beautiful hike. I have heard about this falls for ye

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Marlynne P
Reviewed September 7, 2019

This is a sad story. We went on a day trip to the waterfall with our young kid and another family with their kid. We paid the official guide and all the other fees associated. We then commenced our short walk to the falls. We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MattBattle
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

It's not easy to get there. A long drive over dirt roads, a 20 minutes hike over stones and muddy paths and a small boat trip. And when you arrive during the first week of September, still in the rainy season, the government is in...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed August 22, 2019

we have been there in july 2019 during the raining period. We had chance as the nile falls were triple. During dry period you have only one small fall, we had 3 big onces. The colour is not blue but brown during raining period. It...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank herman D
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moony_kav
September 17, 2019|
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Response from zeitethiopiatour | Reviewed this property |
You have a Chance to get best Restaurants in Bahirdar near to Lake Tana.
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Response from Kerryn72 | Reviewed this property |
This was my review re: drive and walk: The drive to the Blue Nile Falls was excellent- over bumpy dirt roads through a vibrant village- lots to look at and photograph along the way. Once at the starting point there is a flat... More
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Lalibela3
January 17, 2019|
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Response from Asrade | Reviewed this property |
Hi, how are you I didn't use a group or company, but there are local boys who will take you to the site. They all are well aware of the surrounding. For me, I posted the guy who took me for the tour. See his phone on the... More
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