Northern samburu Safari
The Samburu safari takes place on the northern circuit of Kenya. Samburu National Reserve is located on the banks of the Ewaso Ng’iro river in Kenya. On the other side of the river is the Buffalo Springs National Reserve. The park is 165 km² in size and is situated 350 kilometers from Nairobi. It ranges in altitude from 800 to 1230m above sea level. Geographically, it is located in Samburu County.
This is a premium safari destination in Kenya for lovers of authentic game safaris and wildlife not forgetting bird watching paradise.
The Samburu National Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George Adamson and Joy Adamson raised Elsa made famous in the best-selling book and award winning movie Born Free.
The Samburu National Reserve is also the home of Kamunyak, a lioness famous for adopting Oryx calves.
Classic 3 days Samburu Safari
Day 1: Samburu Game Reserve
You will be picked up from your hotel in Nairobi to take you through the dramatic semi-arid scrub land of the Northern frontier region of Kenya. You will be able to view the sisal and pineapple plantations en-route. You will arrive just in time for lunch at Samburu safari lodge tented camp after checking in. Take an afternoon game drive in the park and view several animals including a third of Kenya’s giraffe species and the rare reticulated giraffe which is only found in the northern parks, gravy’s zebra blue shanked Somali ostrich, beisa Oryx, vulture, and guinea fowls among others. Meals and overnight stay are at the Samburu Game Lodge.
Day 2: Samburu Game Reserve
you will have a full day in Samburu with morning and evening game drives. After breakfast we will head out for a game drive and see many animals graze. This is a semi-arid park and has got lots of trees, water, and shades which entice wildlife. You will also get to see the famous “Big Five” that is lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, buffaloes, and many more. Meals and overnight stay will be at the Samburu Game Lodge.
Day 3: Samburu-Nairobi
After an early morning breakfast, leave Samburu National Reserve through an exit with a game drive en-route. You will drive back to Nairobi and arrive at the hotel just in time for lunch. Later on you will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight back home.
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Accommodation as per itinerary
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
National Park fees- $70 per person per day ($ 140 for 2 days)
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)