The hot springs in Uganda are one of the most attractive features the country was gifted with. The springs of hot water have attracted thousands of tourists on Uganda safaris who often bath in cold water and enjoy the warm breeze around them. In western Uganda, the Ankole’s till today boil millet porridge (Obushera) from Kitagata hot springs because the water is very hot. There have also been claims that the water is a natural source of medicine and whenever an ill person took a bathe in it they would be healed immediately. This is because chemicals like Chlorine and more that are used in making drugs are found in these hot springs in Uganda.
The hot springs in Uganda are dispersed across various regions of the country and each of them has something unique to show. Most of our Uganda safaris packages will let you explore these attractions supposing they are close to the area of travel. Of all the hot springs in Uganda, it’s much easier to visit the ones in western Uganda since over 80% of the tours are scheduled there.