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How to get to Rivera Hot Springs in Huila

How to get to Rivera Hot Springs in Huila

Los Termales de Rivera is an excellent option for those looking to relax and pamper the body while visiting unparalleled places in the Colombian territory. Everyone knows the healing and therapeutic properties of hot springs, because a type of water that emanates directly from the earth where there is a large load of minerals that fuse together, and create a therapeutic and healing effect on the body.

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The Rivera Hot Springs are very famous throughout the country, where many people travel to this beautiful municipality to enjoy the properties of these waters, which among other things are not sulfur and maintain an incredible transparency matching the green of the landscape.

How to get to the Rivera Hot Springs?

The Rivera Hot Springs are located in the municipality of the same name, so if you want to know how to get to these hot springs, your starting point is the city of Neiva , capital of the department of Huila.

Then to go to this heavenly place, you have to go to the City Transportation Terminal and take a bus to Rivera , which costs between 5,000 COP and 10,000 COP (depending on the company). Once there you must take another means of transport, the one of your choice that can be a motorcycle car or taxi because the Rivera Hot Springs are located about four kilometers from the town center.

Another option that you can contemplate is to arrive walking to the Thermal Springs of Rivera from the center of the town. This tour takes between 20 and 40 minutes.

What to do in the Rivera Hot Springs?

In addition to enjoying a well-deserved natural massage done by the waters of the Rivera Hot Springs , and enjoy a lush landscape, in this place you can enjoy other activities such as camping , hiking around and swimming in one of its pools.

Nearby, there is Los Angeles Termal , another hot spring spot where you can do bird watching.


  • Because hot springs are characterized by their high temperatures, it is recommended not to be inside them for more than 20 minutes to take advantage of their properties and not cause damage to the skin.
  • If you want to live a more complete experience, you can spend the night at Termas de Rivera in one of the cabins that serve this purpose. Here there is also a restaurant and parking service.
  • The Rivera Hot Springs are open from Tuesday to Friday from 4:00 pm until 12:00 m; Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 10:00 am to 12:00 m, and the days following holidays have no service. The entrance price to the Rivera Hot Springs is 22,000 COP per person.

Among other incredible destinations to visit in Huila are. La Tatacoa Desert , Betania Dam , Cueva de los Guacharos National Park , San Agustín Archaeological Park and the beautiful town of Paicol.