Top 10 Hot Springs in Ethiopia and Kenya

Written by Carri Wilbanks

Ethiopia and Kenya are home to some awe-inspiring geothermal activity thanks to the ripping-apart effects of Africa’s Great Rift Valley. Many hot springs in Ethiopia are close to the capital city, Addis Abba, making them accessible to visitors. The belief that hot springs have curative powers is universal. They’re a big tourist draw in Africa, and often become the basis of lucrative ventures such as spas and hotels. Here are the top 10 hot springs in Ethiopia and Kenya that have become famous around the world.