Top 5 Natural Hot Springs in the Eastern Hemisphere

Huanglong National Park. Photo by Judy Gallagher/Flickr

When we need to unwind, some of us opt for spa services such as massages, steam rooms, saunas, and the like. But for those of us who are interested in luxuriating something a step above the norm, consider traveling to a natural outdoor hot spring in order to receive therapeutic properties while also breathing in fresh air in an exotic, new locale.

Hot springs result when hot water bubbles up through the earth’s surface, creating natural wonders that are not only pleasing to the skin but also soothing for the senses and easy on the eyes. The waters are filled with minerals that can truly help you unwind naturally in the great outdoors.

If you ever find yourself in the Eastern Hemisphere, which includes the greater regions of Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, then definitely consider stopping by at one of the following incredible natural hot springs that will be sure to give you a relaxing vacation as well as tons of likes on social media.

Khir Ganga (Himachal Pradesh, India)

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Huanglong National Park (Sichuan, China)

Kurokawa Onsen (Kyushu, Japan)

Champagne Pool (Waiotapu, New Zealand)

Mornington Peninsula (Victoria, Australia)