Photo: Scenery on the way to Bajawa.

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Mangeruda hotsprings

We'd normally turn our nose up at hot springs (and not because of the rotten egg smell) but the Mangeruda Hotsprings outside Bajawa are excellent and worth a visit -- especially if you have kids.


Photo of Mangeruda hotsprings

What makes Mangeruda so great is that the hot spring combines with a cold-water waterfall, meaning that depending on where you sit the water is scalding hot and still, rushing and cold or somewhere in between. The cold water tumbles down a smooth rock surface and combines with the hot water waterfall underneath a sagging tree. It is excellent!

Note the water can be extremely hot in places, so do dip in a toe before cannon-balling in.

On weekends it can be quite busy, while on weekdays crowds would be far lower. There are changerooms on-site along with a small though rundown playground for the kids to play in once they tire of the hot water.

You'll need your own transport to reach here -- either a motorbike or bemo should suffice.


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Last updated on 25th May, 2014.


Mangeruda hotsprings
30 minutes to the east of Bajawa

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