Thompson Falls

Located 3 kilometers from Nyahururu Town, lies the magnificent Thompson falls. The breath-taking scenery is 74m equivalent to 243 feet fall on the Ewaso Nyiro river. Enclosed in a riparian vegetation on the slopes of the ranges, the breathtaking fall and the vapor created are a wonder, a view that keeps one glued on the scenery. The falls’ mystic attracts foreign and local tourists and more so nature lovers who flock in thousands into the town every year, to have a glimpse of it. The fall overlook Ole-Ngare Naro River at the basement of the renowned Abardare ranges that form one of the pillars of the Great Rift Valley._x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Adjacent to Thompson falls is the fabulous Thompson Lodge suitable for accommodation and test of Exotic Kenyan delicacies. The lodge lies on a 10-acre lawn shaded with African olives, cedar trees among other exotic trees. One can actually view the spectacular fall from the lodge._x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_            Fun activities on Thompson falls_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Picnic/guided walks down to the bottom of the breathtaking fall_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Viewing the fabulous hippo point_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Bird watching (the fall attracts colorful birds)_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Nature trails_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Bike riding_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Camping_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Why the name Thompson fall which is not of African Origin? In 1880, Joseph Thompson, a Scottish explorer and a geologist was travelling across East Africa when he stumbled on something that fascinated him. A water fall in a dense forest on the fringes of Mt Kenya and the Great Rift Valley was a site to behold and so he named it after himself._x000D_ _x000D_    Entry fee_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Kenyan adults sh.100_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Children (Kenyan)sh.50_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ Non-Citizen sh. 200_x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_

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