About Gullele Botanical Garden

It is a great place for Hiking, Cycling, and many other outdoor activities.Best place to visit with family and friends where you can enjoy to the core. Best park in the city to see some indigenous Animals like BOAR, MOUNTAIN NYLA , etc The real pro move is to walk all the way up the Mountain to the Federal Police checkpoint from there you can go through the restaurant. If you are a lover of hiking this place will never let you down as you can go up hiking on the hill and be witness to many animals.This is a nature park and much more than a Botanical Garden which is very stunning to see . Gullele Park is a kind of a forest reserve at the outskirts of Addis Ababa and It was established some five years back. This  Park aspires four major objectives: Conservation; Research, Education and Eco-tourism an all in one experience that you can have all in one place.


Must See

  •  The large area up on a hill occupied by the Botanical Garden is just stunning to see.
  •  If you are a Hiking or an Adventurous person the Hills here are worth a visit.
  • This Park is situated on the main road to 'GOJAM', and has unique varieties of natural flora.

How to reach

5 km. You can use mini-buses.

Mini-Buses fare: 7 birrs.


  • Be aware of the pick pockets as there will always be a crowd and jostlling around.
  • Take along a local guide to get to know  more about the park.
  • It may be a bit chilly so take along a jacket with you.

Visit Time

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m

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Waiting Time

You may have to wait for buying tickets and at the security check.


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Entrance Fee


100 birr


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Time you can spend

6 to 7 hours


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