Thomson’s Falls Kenya

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Thomson’s Falls is an attraction in Nyahururu originating from the Aberdare Ranges. It is a popular stopover for visitors touring the Nyandarua County.

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Thomson’s Falls Kenya- Famous Attraction in the Aberdare Ranges

Also known as Nyahururu Falls, Thomson’s Falls is about 2 miles away from Nyahururu Town. It stands at over 2,000m and its water feeds Ewaso Narok River. This attraction is named after Joseph Thomson’s father. Joseph sighted this waterfall in 1883, making him the first European to see this splendour.

Stop over to see this attraction, on your way to other parts of Central Kenya. You can also add it to your list of stopovers when travelling from central Kenya to the Great Rift Valley. Nyahururu is accessible from various parts of the country.

Thomson’s Falls

View this beautiful attraction from designated viewing spots along the edge. See the water falling about 72m into a river. You may also follow a trail to get a closer view of this attraction downstream. This guided walk may attract a small fee from the local guides. It is an easy descent along a bush, with stones making a neat path downstream. It gets a little tricky and slippery as you get closer to the waterfall.

Wear waterproof clothes and good hiking shoes for the 45 minutes hike downstream. You might get wet when you go too close to the waterfall so carry a change of clothes.

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