3 Days Samburu Game Reserve

Code: NBHTY
3 DAYS
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Samburu National Reserve is situated within the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. Measuring approximately 104sq. kilometres (approx. 65sq. miles) in size, this unfenced savannah grassland is roughly 350km (217 miles) from Nairobi.

It is relatively small in size compared to other Kenyan parks, such as Tsavo or Masai Mara.Samburu national reserve derives its name from the Samburu people of Kenya who have lived in the area for many years. The Uaso Nyiro River cuts through this reserve, drawing a big population of Kenya animals to the park. The river bustles with activity from its huge population of Nile crocodile.

The reserve’s topography is mainly open savannah (grassland) with clusters of acacia trees, forest, thorn trees and grassland vegetation.Samburu National Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness. Their story was made famous by the bestselling book and award-winning movie “Born Free”. The game reserve is renowned for its rare species of animals unique to the park, namely: the long necked gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe and Beisa onyx.

The elusive Kenya leopard is often known to visit the park, especially in the evenings. Other Kenyan wildlife present in the park includes cheetahs and lions, as well as elephants, buffalo and hippos. Birdlife is as plentiful as wildlife at Samburu National Reserve, which boasts over 350 different species of birds including vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, Somali ostriches and others.

Day 1.
Depart Nairobi and drive North past coffee plantations via MT. Kenya to Samburu National Park. Picnic lunch and game drive enroute. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 2.
Early morning game drive followed by breakfast, Mid-morning game viewing, Afternoon game view drive . Meals and overnight at campsite.

Day 3.
Early morning game viewing, After breakfast proceed to Nairobi with game drive enroute out of the Park. Picnic lunch enroute arriving Nairobi late afternoon.

Package includes:

  • Park Fees
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • 3 Meals a day
  • Services of a qualified driver guide and cook

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