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Menagesha Suba Forest Park

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| Oromia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Nice breeze outside Addis

It is not far at all from Addis Ababa.. you can go and camp there or have a room(very cheap) in the... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Mervat S
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Atmospheric tangled native forest

We went on a pre-arranged day trip with Venture Ethiopia. I would not recommend going with them for... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
WildlifePhelps
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“baboons” (4 reviews)
“hiking” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Oromia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

It is not far at all from Addis Ababa.. you can go and camp there or have a room(very cheap) in the guest house inside the forest.

1  Thank Mervat S
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

We went on a pre-arranged day trip with Venture Ethiopia. I would not recommend going with them for a number of reasons: 1. They arrived 1 hour late to collect us. 2. They were not prepared with our lunch which meant we had to wait...More

4  Thank WildlifePhelps
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

It's nice place for walking to the forest and hike to the Mugli pick. I can just combine that. It's possible too make a camp. I went there with my family. It was perfect for my two boys. We had one night camping. It's not...More

1  Thank mparany
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a good 90 minutes outside of the center of Addis Ababa. It is a beautiful forest and well worth the drive. If you have a 4 wheel drive you can actually drive up part of the mountain. But that seems like you are...More

2  Thank Travel_Dreammer
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Roughly 90 minutes drive from Addis Abeba. Perfect for a daytrip or a long weekend. Breathtaking (you can take that literally as you are pretty high), fresh air, a lot of animals. Difficult to get lost if you take the walkways. Don't expect maps or...More

1  Thank Annelies D
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

The best place to go hiking and camping near Addis Ababa, Suba Menagesha forest park has Giant trees, Big Baboons and Deers out of many other things you would see. It has 3 camping sites and some rooms at the base of the camp. The...More

7  Thank Nadirx20
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

This was a long trip on some bad roads and the end produced was not really worth the effort. An interesting place and the oldest in Africa but needs more than a little TLC to make me return.

1  Thank Jamesholden
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

we had a great time getting out of the big city and spending some time in the forest of menagasha. be careful, though. our picnic was interrupted by local kids who wander in and out of the park and were a bit of a nuisance....More

4  Thank Drew Y
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

If you need to escape the capital with all its traffic, noise, and crowds, Menagesha forest is a great place in the vicinity of the city. You can either walk in the forest itself, or hike one of the peaks of the ancient volcano. The...More

3  Thank Petr P
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

Menagesha Suba Forest Park is located about 55km ( of which about 20 kilometer is desty road ) west of Addis Ababa. If you enjoy hiking and nature, it is an ideal place.

4  Thank Solm428
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rlfisher02
5 October 2017|
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Response from Gonzalo G |
Advisable with a driver (1.5 hours) but you can use public transportation too (3 hours)
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Selam A
24 September 2017|
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Response from Travel_Dreammer | Reviewed this property |
Contact Who? The park? As far as I know there is no contact other than going to the park.
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hamdia1
21 November 2016|
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Response from Jamesholden | Reviewed this property |
Again Beze can tell all this hamdia1, but I believe people do camp there. There was a number of basic lodges on site when I was there but they were not in good condition. Menagesha Forest is rather isolated so little chance... More
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