SAMBURU KENYA SAFARI
Is situated in the
hot and arid fringes of Kenya's vast Northern Frontier
District is The Samburu. The area is home to the Samburu tribe,
pastoral relatives of the Masai.
Samburu Game Reserve's landscape is rugged
and dramatic - against a backdrop of volcanic mountains,
gaunt hills and withered scrub tree punctuate the sparse
and dry terrain with clusters of the incredibly hardy
desert rose providing the occasional flash of vivid
The Ewaso Nyiro river, lifeline of the area,
runs along the southern boundary dividing Samburu
national reserve from
Buffalo Springs Reserve.
Crocodile and hippo share the
river with the many small herds of elephant which bathe
and frolic in the muddy brown waters during the heat of
the day before returning later to browse on the lush
vegetation of the river line forest at Samburu game
Ref: MA 011
Duration :1 night 2 days
Additional night is possible on this safari
In addition to the 'big five', the harsh and arid plains of
Samburu are home to certain species of game which are unique, in Kenya,
to the northern parks - Beisa oryx, long necked gerenuk, Grevy's zebra,
blue-shanked Somali ostrich and reticulated giraffe.
Day 1 Nairobi - Samburu L . D
Fly in the morning to Samburu Game Reserve where you are met
and transferred to your camp for lunch, an afternoon game drive, dinner
Day 2 Samburu - Nairobi B
An early morning game drive perhaps along the Ewaso Nyiro
River which forms the southern boundary of the Park. Many small herds of
elephant are often seen bathing in the River or browsing in the riverine
forest along the River banks. After breakfast at your camp you drive to
the airstrip for your return flight to Nairobi which arrives in the city
at approximately midday.
* Additional nights are possible on these safaris.
*Flying packages to other parks are also possible as
scheduled flight depart daily into Amboseli, samburu, Meru, Tsavo and
Masai mara game reserves
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