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3 Days 2 Nights Samburu Road Safari


Accommodation Prices Meal Plan
Samburu Simba Lodge Kshs 24,700 FB
Samburu Sopa Lodge Kshs 24,700 FB
Elephant Bedroom Camp Kshs 42,700 FB
Samburu Interpids Kshs 24,700 FB
Samburu Game Lodge Kshs 25,700 FB
Desert Rose Lodge Kshs 67,900 FB
Camels Gate Lodge Kshs 24,500 FB

Day 1: Nairobi – Drive to Samburu Game Reserve

After breakfast at your city hotel/ residence, a briefing on the safari will be done by our professional tour guide. After the briefing, your safari adventure will begin as you depart by road driving across the equator from the Southern to the Northern Hemisphere, and onwards to the semi-arid region of the Samburu Game Reserve. This region is characterized by dry vast, open landscapes, dried riverbeds (depending on the season of the year) and red volcanic soil. Rock outcroppings contrast against the dense woodland vegetation along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, the river that gives life to the reserve. The area is home to the Samburu tribe, who are ‘cousins’ to the Maasai people with their own distinct cultural traditions. Arrive at the camp or lodge in time for lunch, followed by some leisure hours for a siesta or swim before you depart for an afternoon game viewing drive, and return back to the camp or lodge before sunset.

Dinner and overnight at the camp or lodge.

Day 2: Explore Samburu Game Reserve

This full day in the Samburu Game Reserve will be spent searching for the big five and observing the vast scenery during the morning and afternoon game drives. The park is plentiful with crocodiles that bask on the muddy riverbanks and velvet monkeys that frolic in the late afternoon sun. Samburu is renowned for its rare species of fauna known as the ‘Samburu five’. These five particular animals are usually only found north of the equator – the long necked gerenuk, the reticulated giraffe which is characterized by its liver-colored geometric patches defined by narrow white lines, the Grevy’s zebra which is smaller than the common zebra and looks more like a horse, the beisa oryx with black horizontal stripe running across its lower flank and the Somali ostrich males which have blue-grey necks and thighs. A camel-back safari is a specialty in Samburu, as well as a cultural visit to the Samburu people who depend on their cattle, goat, sheep and donkey can be arranged.

Dinner and overnight at the camp or lodge.

Day 3: Samburu – Drive to Nairobi

For your final day in Samburu National Reserve, an early morning game viewing drive is planned for you, or instead, you might decide you would like to sleep in. Breakfast will be served at the camp or lodge, after which you will depart by road to Nairobi. Upon arrival in Nairobi your driver will take you for lunch at the renowned Carnivore Restaurant (at an extra Cost). After lunch, there will be time for shopping, or you can spend the afternoon at leisure. Later on, you will be driven to Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your international departure flight, with your African Safari memories that will last a life time.

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