Discover hot springs in Rwanda : Hot springs are one of the stunning tourist attraction that have attracted visitors to Rwanda much as they are rarely visited, owing to the fact that they have not been widely promoted by the Rwanda Development Board as it does with other tourist activities and attractions such as gorilla trekking , chimpanzee tracking  and other primates tracking , canopy walk, hiking at Virunga mountains like Karisimbi, Bisoke, Muhabura, Sabyinyo and Gahinga , game viewing at akagera national park as well as  cultural encounters.

Rwanda boast s some of the most natural fascinating hot springs which offers astonishing landscape, refreshing, rejuvenating experiences  and widely known  for healing waters and hot temperature capable of boiling eggs or potatoes. Rwanda’s hot springs are stunning geographical features, characterized by a hot water source that normally occurs on the surface of the Earth from underground, they are typically heated by underground volcanic activities and the local underground geothermal forces.  There rea basically five main hot springs in Rwanda such as Gisenyi hot spring, Nyiragongo hot spring, Bugarama hot spring, Amashyaza hot spring and Bugarama hot spring.  This hot springs are often believed by that local Rwandans that soaking in a hot spring is a great way to naturally detox human skin.

Nyamyumba hot spring

Nyamyumba hot spring is a stunning hot spring located in Nyamyumba in Rubavu district, located 7 km away from Rubavu town. Nyamyumba hot springs are surrounded by lush vegetation and are known for its popular relaxing waters that are said to have a healing properties, particularly for skin conditions and arthritis. The hot springs have over the years attracted both local and foreign tourists due the number of tourists is still low because of impassable roads during the rainy season hence making the site impassable. It is widely known for its medicinal values search as healing flue, chronic muscle pain, fibromyalgia, arthritis, and rheumatic diseases as well as offering opportunities for relaxing and swimming in the warm waters. While in this hot spring, visitors can soak in the warm, mineral-rich waters while taking in the surrounding natural beauty of the area.

Gisenyi hot spring

Gisenyi hot springs are another highlight on your Rwanda cultural tours , the hot spring is  known for its magic waters , situated near the shores of lake kivu in Rubavu district a few kilometers from the southern side of Gisenyi town .The hot springs have a number of vents that gushes hot waters boiling from 70 to 75 Celsius Degrees. Gisenyi hot spring provides visitors with the magnificent views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. The warm waters are believed to help improves circulation and cleanse the body, making them a popular destination for seeking wellness. During your visit to Gisenyi hot spring, you will get a chance to see half-naked children, women and bare-chested men lying peacefully in the warm waters while others boiled eggs in tins underneath the openings of the hot springs.

Bugarama hot springs

Bugarama is one of the great place to tour while on Rwanda cultural tour. Bugarama hot springs is also known as Nyakabuye hot spring located few kilometers from Bugarama town in Rusizi district. Bugarama hot spring is one of the most visited destination hot spring lovers in Rwanda, the hot spring is surrounded by lush vegetation and it offers a peaceful setting for relaxation and transformation.   This hot springs are believed to have healing properties, making it a popular spot for both tourists seeking relief from various diseases. Bugarama hot springs also offers a lot of fascinating activities to visitor such as swimming, camping among others

Discover hot springs in Rwanda
Bugarama hot springs

Amashyaza hot springs

Amashyaza hot springs is situated in the Bugesera district, the hot spring is the best destination o for those seeking for a places for relaxation and wellness, offering visitors a tranquil setting to unwind and recharge. Amashyaza Hot Springs are known for their healing properties, with the warm mineral-rich waters believed to have therapeutic for the body and mind. The springs are surrounded by lush vegetation and coconut palms, making it a perfect places for those looking for a calm and astonishing environment for soaking in the soothing waters. The hot springs offers a beautiful pool to visitors for relaxing from the hustles of the day.

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