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Thomson Falls

Near Ole Ngare Nare River, Nyahururu 20300, Kenya
+254 800 597 000
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The view from our hotel was amazing. The sounds of the waterfall are serene and loud. Though there... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nairobi, Kenya
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I went there long ago. Was my first time to see a waterfall. I was really scared because of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nairobi, Kenya
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Near Ole Ngare Nare River, Nyahururu 20300, Kenya
+254 800 597 000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The view from our hotel was amazing. The sounds of the waterfall are serene and loud. Though there are lots of vendors there, who bother you, you can go see the falls from a different angle and trek it too.

Thank S0nki
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there long ago. Was my first time to see a waterfall. I was really scared because of the elevation down there but am missing there so much.

Thank Veroniq254
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was an exhilarating experiencing getting to interact with nature. Beautiful place, beautiful falls and cultural integration of the people around was a bonus to the package.

Thank macbrian206
Reviewed May 6, 2017

A good place to hike with friends. It has great views and a natutal magic feeling. It is agood selfie spot

1  Thank mwanasal
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

With my two boys we managed to go down the waterfall and it was beautiful. Going down was a bit scary given the heights though we managed. In the end, it was worth it.

1  Thank Crystal O
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Thompson Falls are a gem in Nyahururu. if you love nature, you will certainly love the splendid scenery here. Watching the waters come down with such tremendous force is beautiful to behold. Lots of photo opportunities, plus the guys dressed as 'maasais' may wanna take...More

1  Thank cmonequi
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Nice falls beautiful scenery with baboons walking around. There was an as Masai dressed animation team that directly "attacks" to make pictures with you that will cost you 5 dollar but it's worth the fun. One downer... as everywhere here, there is a lot of...More

Thank ZuchtzeVlaigen
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Maybe ive overated this since its my first time to see a waterfall. Its breathtaking to say the least. Local government should do something about the hustlers and annoying hawkers. I couldn't go down to the river bed as i was warned security was not...More

Thank M_Bajaber
Reviewed November 22, 2016

A really breathtaking water fall. The local authorities should work on controlling dumping up stream. There is a rather unpleasant smell coming from the waterfall.

1  Thank James W
Reviewed November 3, 2016

These are natural falls that form a rainbow when it is sunny because of the mist that the falling water creates. One can go all the way to the bottom of the falls and take nice photos there. A small fee is charged for entry...More

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