Thomson's Falls Guide

Thomson's Falls is a scenic waterfall on the Ewaso Ng’iro river, it’s a 74 meters waterfall a few kilometers away from Lake Ol Bolosst which drains from the Aberdare Mountain Range, in 1883 Joseph Thomson was the first European to reach Thomson Falls, and it was named after his father.

Tourists can view the falls from above and there is a trail down the bottom of the ravine, Upstream from the falls is one of the highest hippo pools in Kenya.

The falls appeared in the TV movie which was the man in the brown suit, the movie was in theaters around 1988.

Thomson was a geologist from Scotland, he was also the first man to walk from the Mombasa to Lake Victoria in the early 1880s.

Ewaso Narok River is a tributary of the Ewaso Ng’iro river, the falls span a height of 72 meters, it one of the major economic resources for the town of Nyahururu, most of the revenue is received from tourists, international and domestic and the charges are applied at the gate.

Thomson's Falls is one of the most recommended places to visit in Kenya as it’s view is one of the most beautiful views that can be seen in Kenya.

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