Kibiro is located in the horn of the western rift valley on the shores of Lake Albert in Hoima District. This Hot springs escarpment is about 100 meters with archeological deposition featuring pot heads spread over the village stretching to about 4 meters in depth.
With the shallow waters, hot and salty all the time, kibiro hot spring meanders around and gets to Lake Albert and thus an advantage to the neibouring villages for example Kibiro gardens which is comprised of significant ethnographic and Ash salt production thus supplementing to fishing activity which is done on Lake Albert.
Therefore taking a visit to this unique place will offer you another separate adventure whereby the boiling temperatures of the hot spring allows you to prepare some meals whereby you can boil eggs, bananas, Irish potatoes among others and the salty content in the water as well make a great supplement. However unlike other hot springs where you don’t get to either get in the spring when you’re here you can get take a bathe which is mostly practiced by local natives thus foreign visitors are briefed about importance and how safe and secure the activity is upon their lives before undertaking it because there many myths behind this hot spring that the rest that you will encounter.
Most of the locals visit the spring area to take a bath with a wish to get healed from pain however bathing is done before 07:00pm because it is believed that after that time, spirits that own the hot springs are there if you stay there beyond that time, you may anger the spirits which is as well done when one is naked.
More so the area is miraculously believed that the water in the pond is a real cure for so many diseases like measles, also scabies and any skin rush as well as just fresh wounds and boils on the body.
It has also been found to contain varying amounts of minerals and chemicals with medicinal value, among them, sodium chloride, potassium chloride, lithium sulphate, calcium sulphate, calcium phosphate, and magnesium chloride.
Apparently Uganda has several Hot springs across the country and once you wish to encounter any of this experience don’t hesitate to contact us for your safari booking in Uganda and as well get to encounter other experiences ranging from gorilla trekking and habituation, chimpanzee trekking, golden monkey trekking, bird watching among others,