Mugara Hot Springs

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Mugara-hotsprings

The hot springs of Mugara are situated in Mugara about 176kilometers from Bujumbura

The hot springs of Mugara comprise two descending sources that come out the ground in hot gushes to slide down the steep slopes of the rocky site, before forming a true basin far downstream of their course and then continue their itinerary mixed with another source of natural water in the common passage that will channel them to the lake Tanganyika, their last outlet.

The hot springs form an authentic hot (swimming) pool with 48 degree Celsius, The hot springs have been acknowledged by locals since time immemorial for their therapeutic quality against rheumatism and indigestion.

Mugara hot springs are believed by local people to have healing powers and as such people with different ailments flock to the springs to bathe in the warm water.

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