Activities in Addis are generally pretty sedate and are aimed more at business people than backpackers. Then again, who can complain about a heavenly massage, steam bath or sauna? Swimming and horse riding are also possible. Cooling swims are also justifiably popular.
Massage, Steam Bath & Sauna
If you want to run where the best of the best used to train, head to Meskal Sq to jog up and down the square along the concrete, terraced seating. If you complete the entire circuit, running up and down each aisle, you’ll have sweated through 42km.