Thika Town in Kenya
Thika is a market town situated 40km north east of Nairobi. The town is home to
Chania falls which has wooden walkways across the lower Chania Falls and pools of
rainbow trout downstream, Thika falls (the background to many of the Tarzan Films)
and Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park can be found nearby to its south east. This mountain
park has forested slopes, ravines and a summit with breathtaking views of Mount
Kenya, Mount Kilimanjaro and the surrounding lowlands. Furthermore, fourteen falls
is also accessible from Thika and it’s a nice spot for those who love to picnic.
Historical sites in Thika include the Mugumo Gardens named after the giant fig tree
where the ancient legendary seer "Mugo wa Kibiro" prophesied. According to legend,
the fall of the tree would symbolize the fall of British rule in Kenya hence the
British Government re-enforced the tree to prevent it from falling, but it split
into two parts and fell in two stages in 1963.
Hotels and Lodges around Thika
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