Kikuletwa Hot Springs

Kikuletwa hot springs was a pleasant surprise. I had always heard about this natural phenomenon and always imagined a hot water spot with smoke rising from the surface mystifying the place but nothing prepared me for the oasis-like emergence from the middle of a dry rocky terrain, clear blue-greenish water enclosed between endless palm trees and massive ancient tree roots that tell you they have seen the very first water flow pave its way through to become the spring that it is today.

Almost two hours away from Arusha and another hour and a half from Moshi’s Boma ya Ng’ombe area, we were able to get to this place using the Google map below and a great spirit of adventure.


Well, you know what they say (or at least I say to myself): “Don’t just read about it, discover it, live it”! So fuel that car, bring out that swimming gear, grab your favorite people (or person which can be thy self), road-trip playlist, food and drinks and follow the yellow brick road to experience this for yourself:

P.s. Unlike it’s name, the water is not hot at all.





Too often do we let ourselves forget that this world was meant for our appreciation, as we tend to lose ourselves in the chaos of our lives demands.

So I tell you this, every now and then, go to your highest mountain or your most sacred sanctuary, sit there and breathe! Breathe like your soul depends on how deeper you stretch your breaths. Breathe like you are taking in the magic of the world and taking out your magnificence to the world and beyond.

Just, breathe!