Review: Margaux - Menagesha Forest experience

Living in the bustling city of Addis Ababa, I yearned for a serene escape into nature. That's when I stumbled upon Menagesha forest, and let me tell you, it was an absolute delight! From the moment I set foot in this verdant paradise, I knew I had found the perfect getaway from the city's fast pace.

First impresions

As I entered Menagesha forest, I was immediately surrounded by lush greenery as far as the eye could see. The forest's pristine beauty created a captivating ambiance, providing a sense of tranquility and rejuvenation. It was a welcome change from the concrete jungle I had grown accustomed to.

The hike

As I ventured deeper into the forest, I was greeted by a transformation in vegetation. The alpine scenery gradually gave way to a lush rainforest, painting a picture of diverse ecosystems thriving in harmony. Each step I took revealed a new wonder, from towering trees to vibrant flora that added bursts of color to the landscape.

Car ride

Even the journey to and from the forest was a memorable experience in itself. The route leading to Menagesha offered breathtaking vistas of rolling hills and picturesque landscapes, further enhancing the overall adventure.


In conclusion, if you find yourself in Addis Ababa craving an escape from the city's hustle and bustle, a trip to Menagesha forest is an absolute must. Immerse yourself in its lush greenery, listen to the harmonious sounds of nature, and breathe in the fresh air. This hidden gem will leave you refreshed, rejuvenated, and grateful for the opportunity to experience the serene beauty that lies just beyond the city limits.

Margaux in Menagesha forest Ethiopia
Margaux in Menagesha forest Ethiopia
Margaux in Menagesha forest Ethiopia
Margaux in Menagesha forest Ethiopia