A safari lazing on the edge of northern Kenya’s arid savannahs, to the north via the high shoulder of Mountain Kenya region, on an ideal budget kenya safari, kenya safari tours to the Samburu National Reserve is a terminus endpoint destination that will appeal as much to the safari first-timer as it will to the veteran. The most rewarding of the three national reserves that cluster around the life-giving Ewaso Ngiro River (the other two are Shaba and Buffalo Springs),
Samburu’s game viewing-wildlife safari experience is well, undoubtedly prominent and famously first-class safari experience adventure, full of fascinating cultural interactions plus numerous activities. Samburu’s savannahs and forests make for diverse big game country. Ewaso Nyiro River supports a wide variety of game; home to all the big cats,(This park is popular for the 3 cats).
It’s especially good for leopard, cheetah and lions as well as providing a haven for super-rare wild dogs and large numbers of elephants. The over 450 bird species will delight birders while it’s also the best destination for wildlife enthusiasts who want to see unusual animals that don’t occur in Kenya’s more well-known reserves. This is the only place in Kenya where we find all the rare species.
Top of the list are the ‘Samburu Big 5’ – Grevy’s zebra; the long-necked gerenuk; reticulated giraffe; besia oryx; and Somali ostrich.But a Samburu safari also offers the opportunity to explore on foot and by mountain bike as well as the chance to visit Samburu villages and gain an insight into local lifestyle.
Most often its a fly-in destination but you dont need to worry as we also have weekly departures by road to this rich soil, there are several superb lodges in the area. Some are family-friendly while others are perfect for an off-the-beaten-path honeymoon, but all offer a wide range of activities such as big cat tracking at Saruni Samburu; camelback safaris at SaSaab Camp; and bush breakfasts at Elephant Bedroom Camp – where elephant really do wander through camp on a fairly regular basis!
Its Generally a region of hot days and cool nights, the best time to go on a Samburu safari is during its two dry seasons: from December to March and again from June to October. The rains begin in late March and run through until May with a second rainy season in November.All in all the Samburu delivers a unique safari experience, especially in combination with Kenya’s more famous Masai Mara or Amboseli reserves. To visit this game-rich reserve with its palm groves and dense forests simply browse our most popular Samburu tours and safaris /contact Wildrace Africa Safari Expert for assistance with planning the perfect tailor-made solution
Day 1. Nairobi – Samburu
Depart Nairobi and drive North past coffee plantations via MT. Kenya to Samburu National Park. Picnic lunch and game drive en route Dinner and overnight at the campsite.
Day 2. Samburu
Full day spent exploring the park. Morning and afternoon game drives are offered .Dinner and overnight stay at a campsite.The highlights of Samburu game reserve is the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers and forests. It is an area where the local people have a rich and colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, grevy’s zebra and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro River. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the sanctuaries
Day 3. Samburu – Nairobi
Early morning game viewing, After breakfast proceed to Nairobi with game drive en route out of the Park. Picnic lunch en route arriving Nairobi late afternoon.
COST: 480usd person sharing.
Minimum 4 pax
Safari price Cost Includes:
-Transport on custom made 8 seater tour van ideal for game viewing and photography
-Full board accommodation whilst on safari
-Accommodation in double/triple room
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
Complimentary return airport transfers
-Bottled water whilst on safari
-Start and end in Nairobi.
Tour Cost excludes:
-Items of a personal nature
-Any other extras not detailed in
-Hotel accommodations in Nairobi before and after the safari
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