Thompson Falls Cameron Highlands Air Terjun Pahang
Thompson Falls is one of favorite activity when you arrive at Cameron Highlands. Read here for more info about this and other attractions in Malaysia.
Thompson Falls Cameron Highlands Air Terjun Pahang Summary
- Attraction: Thompson Falls Cameron Highlands Air Terjun Pahang
- Location: Pahang Malaysia
- Attraction Type: Waterfall in Malaysia
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The Mysterious Jim Thompson and Thompson Falls Cameron Highlands Malaysia
Thompson Falls Cameron Highlands – The most popular waterfalls in Cameron highlands are Thompson Falls and Parit Falls. The Thompson Falls is a famous on Jim Thompson mystery. Thompson was the man who made Thai silk (Jim Thompson Thai Silk Co, Bangkok) and he disappeared in 1967 after being a bit nervy at a picnic. Jim’s disappearance in the Cameron Highlands remains a mystery to this day.
These two falls are ideal for swimming and they make a lovely picnic spot. There are some lovely walking tracks around here. Nature lovers will find the unspoiled natural beauty here such as attractive flora and fauna. It is a good place for relaxation. When you are in Cameron Highlands you must visit this place because it is one of the best holiday destinations.
One researcher believes the clue to Thompson’s mystery may lie in some bone fragments that were found at the Cameron Highlands in 1985. The remains, without the skull, were discovered by Orang Asli settlers in a grave at the edge of a vegetable plot off the main road in Brinchang.
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Thompson Falls Cameron Highlands – In the Tanah Rata vicinity there are many jungle walks. Don’t allow stories of Jim Thomson, the Silk King, to intimidate you! These walks are on well paved roads about a meters broad meandering through tropical forest edges and cultivated areas. You cannot stray nor confronted by ambiguous junctions and dead ends where dilemmas takes over.
On one end of Trail No 7 is the area of the living quarters for the employees of the Electricity Board. Here the trail starts with a narrow steel bridge and immediately followed by a path set with interlocking bricks.
Look far at the horizons where the river flows from the living quarters downstream, you will see a silver Tin Shed that marks the water catchments point.
Thompson Falls Cameron Highlands – The river was dammed up for the generator. Immediately after the dam is natural cascade. This cascade is not shown here. It is sheer drop of 20 feet over jutted rocks surfaces. From there on, a series of cataracts begins. If you see carefully on the right upper corner of the picture on top, part of the manicured lawn can still be visible!
Thompson Falls Cameron Highlands the view of the 3rd cataract pouring over a wide slope. Another branch make its way on the right -hidden. And then the 4th narrow gorge as a low waterfall.
Finally the last and the tallest drop. Not visible from the top as it is near vertical fall of 25 meters.
The area around the waterfall is scenic as the beautiful walkways hugging the slope of the ravine. Dramatic with the roar of the waterfall. Beside seeing its presence, there were no suitable spot for picnic or provision for trekking beside the waterways!
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Thompson Falls Cameron Highlands,
39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang