Bahir Dar is a pleasant city located at 1,800 meters above sea level on the shores of Lake Tana, the largest lake in Ethiopia. The lake is endowed with 37 islands out of which 20 of them have got monasteries to some of which female are not allowed to visit. These islands serve as a repository of the wonderful 16th century mural paintings, crowns, crosses and many old church treasures.
Blue Nile is spectacular water falls which is found 30kms south of Bahir Dar. "Tiss Abay" Tiss Abay is small town where we take-off the vehicle and expected to walk the uphill for about 20-30 minutes to reach the best view point of the falls which has 45 meters deep and up to 400 meters wide during the rainy season (end June, July, August & September).