Set against a mountainous backdrop, this harshly beautiful wilderness depends on the steady flow of the Ewaso Ngiro river for its existence. View the Samburu Special Five - Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the beisa oryx. All three big cats known as the Masai lion, Tanzanian cheetah and leopard can be found in this reserve, as well as the elephant, Cape buffalo and Hippopotamus.
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Day 1: Drive to Samburu
Pick up from Nairobi at 0730 hrs, passing through the majestic Mt.Kenya enroute to the open savannah of Samburu Game Reserve arriving in good time for lunch at the lodge/camp.
Here we find palms and woodlands by the Ewaso Nyiro River which provides water for the animals and some relief from the equatorial sun. Late afternoon game drives followed by dinner and over night stay at the lodge/ camp.
Day 2: Samburu Game Drives
Full day in Samburu with morning and afternoon game drive, optional visit to Samburu villages. The highlights of Samburu game reserve is the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers and forests. It is an area where the local people have rich and colourful heritage.
The reserve has numerous permanent springs and wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, gravy’s zebra and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro River. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the sanctuaries. Dinna and overnight stay at the lodge/ camp.
Day 3: Departure for Nairobi
Pre-breakfast game drive, after breakfast depart for Nairobi arriving in the afternoon where the tour ends.