Type: Sites

Blue Nile Waterfalls

In short The Blue Nile River starts in Lake Tana and is one of the major head water sources for the Nile river that flows through Sudan and Egypt. About 30 km after it exits Lake Tana the Blue Nile plunges over a 45 m high rock face to form one of Africa’s most spectacular …

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Bahir Dar and Lake Tana

In short Bahir Dar means lakeside town and is the capital city of the Amhara people. It is situated at an altitude of 1800 m above sea level, on the shores of lake Tana, near the Blue Nile falls. It is 580 km from Addis Ababa and 304 km from Lalibela. It is surrounded by a beautiful …

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Lalibela

History Lalibela is one of the UNESCO’s world heritage sites labeled as the 8th wonder of the world. It is situated in the northern part of Ethiopia in the northern  Wollo zone of the Amhara ethnic region, approximately 700km from the capital Addis Abeba, at an altitude of 2630 m above sea level. Lalibela, formerly known as …

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Addis Ababa

History The history of Addis Ababa formally begins with the founding the city in the 19th century by Ethiopian emperor Manlike II and his wife empress Taitu Betul. Before there were many sites in the surrounding area that had been functioning as temporary capitals for the kingdoms of Shewa. Ankober, a site about 160 km …

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