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Baco is a town in central Ethiopia located on the main highway between the capital Addis Ababa and the city of Naqamte. The town sits at a relatively high elevation of over 5,700 feet, so the climate is mild year-round with warm days and cool nights. While not a major tourist destination itself, Baco is a good base for exploring the surrounding area. The Bale Mountains National Park is a few hours drive away and offers stunning scenery, wildlife viewing, and hiking opportunities. The town itself has a traditional Ethiopian market where you can find local crafts, spices, and produce.

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Airports near Baco

There are multiple ways to reach Baco - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Baco.

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Baco, Ethiopia. It is approximately a 6-hour drive from Baco. Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is well-connected to various international destinations and serves as a major hub for both domestic and international flights.


Bahir Dar Airport

If you prefer a more local airport, you can consider flying to Bahir Dar Airport, which is approximately a 5-hour drive from Baco. Bahir Dar is a popular tourist destination known for its beautiful Lake Tana and the Blue Nile Falls.


Gondar Airport

Another option for a more local airport is Gondar Airport, which is around a 6-hour drive from Baco. Gondar is famous for its medieval castles and historical sites, such as the Royal Enclosure and Debre Birhan Selassie Church.


Lalibela Airport

Although not as close as the previous options, Lalibela Airport is worth considering if you are interested in visiting the famous rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. It is approximately an 8-hour drive from Baco, but you can also take a connecting flight from Addis Ababa to Lalibela Airport.

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Buy your flights to Baco and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Baco upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Baco into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Baco

With a wealth of sights to see in Baco, here are our top 3:

Bale Mountains National Park

Located about a 2-hour drive from Baco, Bale Mountains National Park is known for its stunning scenery, including mountains, valleys, and numerous lakes. It's a great place for hiking, camping, and spotting wildlife like Ethiopian wolves, Menelik's bushbucks, and mountain nyala.

Awash River

The Awash River is another interesting day trip possibility from Baco. Visitors can enjoy boat rides, spotting crocodiles and hippos, or exploring nearby caves with ancient paintings.

Local Markets

Every town in Ethiopia has its market days, and Baco should be no exception. It's a great way to experience the local culture, see and buy traditional crafts, and enjoy Ethiopian food.