• 2 Days
  • Adult

From, $150.00 Per Adult

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Duration

2 Days

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Explore Menagesha Suba Forest, one of Africa's oldest parks, initially protected by Emperor Zere Yakob in the 15th century. This 2,500-hectare forest is home to ancient trees, including a 200-year-old juniper, and diverse vegetation. The forest's multiple layers provide a habitat for unique animals like the Menelik's bushbuck, and numerous bird species. Hike through the scenic trails, ranging from 3km to 20km, and enjoy the stunning topography and wildlife.

Included

  • One night camping accommodation
  • Meals (two lunch one dinner and one breakfast)
  • Unlimited bottle of mineral water, tea and coffee
  • Transportation using good conditioned 4x4 Land Cruiser (including fuel, driver allowance)
  • Entrance and local guide fees

Excluded

  • Any alcoholic drinks
  • Tipping for driver and guides
  • Any other personal expenses not mentioned in the above

Travel Itinerary

Day 1 - Drive to Menagesha Suba Forest - Hiking inside the Forest

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Morning, drive to Menagesha Suba Forest (55 km), one of the oldest parks in Africa, was initially protected by Emperor Zere Yakob in the 15th century.  The park covers the total area of the forest is about 2,500 hectares and its composition represent the natural high forests that once exists in Ethiopia. The oldest tree of Juniperus procera is estimated to be over 200-year-old all covered in a thick layer of moss. While Erica Arborea and Helichrysum represent vegetation of above 3,000 m (high attitude). The multiple layers provide a rich habitat for plants and animals including the endemic Menelik's bushbuck, Anubis baboon, Colobus monkey, bush pig, warthog, leopard and plenty of bird species. There are plenty of trails that takes you through the forest with beautiful topography, scenery & wildlife. There are hiking trails with easy, moderate and difficult options including the Big-tree trail (3km), Waterfall trail (5.4km), Tona trail (7km), Wochecha trail (10km), Forest-loop trail (11km), Damocha (20km). After settle the entrance fee and picking our guide and scout at the headquarter, embark on one of your preferred trails for a unique adventure inside the forest. Overnight camping with tents / at guest house situated at the headquarter.

Day 2 - Hiking inside the Forest - Return to Addis Ababa

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Early in the morning, continue exploring the impressive forest with other preferred trails. Then, drive back to Addis. End of the trip

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