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Samburu safari – 3 Days

Daily Private Safari Tour

Departs Nairobi / returns Nairobi

Safari tour explores Samburu, Shaba and Buffalo springs game reserves in northern Kenya.

The scenic drive to Samburu is via five distinct climatic sub regions with views of local homesteads,coffee, tea, pineapple and subsistence farming activities.

Mount Kenya (Kenya’s highest mountain and national symbol) shall be seen.

Tour is an opportunity to view unique wildlife species like Oryx, Gerenuk, Somali Ostrich, Grevy’s zebra, Reticulated giraffe and other wild animals peculiar to this semi arid region.

Accommodation is provided in optional economy , standard or luxury safari lodges and tented camps.

Transport is in customized pop up top safari mini-vans.

Option of a customized pop up top 4 x 4 Land cruiser jeep is at a supplementary cost.

Tour Highlights:

  • Samburu game reserve
  • Shaba game reserve
  • Buffalo Springs reserve
  • Local cultures, subsistence and commercial farming activities
  • Snow capped mount Kenya
  • Different climatic and vegetation zones
  • Orynx, Gerenuk, Somali ostrich, Grevy's zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Elephant etc
  • Samburu tribes & culture

Samburu safari – 3 Days

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
  • Collection
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Overnight
  • Safari
  • Drop Off

NAIROBI – SAMBURU: 320Km: Appr. 5-6 hrs

Meal plan: Lunch, Dinner

0730hrs Pickup from Nairobi airport / Nairobi hotel

Proceed via the central highlands of Kenyawith views of coffee, tea, sisal, pineapple and subsistence farming activities

Local African homesteads dot the red soiled slopes of this region.

View the Mount Kenya with its snow capped peaks along the safari route

Afternoon game viewing drive the Samburu, Shaba and buffalo springs reserves

Overnight at your Samburu safari lodge or tented camp.


Meal Plan: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

The day shall be spent with game viewing drives / relaxing interludes at the Samburu game reserve.

Game viewing drives in this dry and scenic game reserve are concentrated along the banks of the Ewaso nyiro river.

This is where most wildlife is found

Overnight at your Samburu luxury lodge or tented camp.


Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch.

Morning game viewing drive at the Samburu..

An exit game viewing drive shall follow.

Depart Samburu for Nairobi with a lunch stop en-route.

Arrive Nairobi in the late afternoon.

Drop off at your Nairobi hotel / Nairobi airport.

What you could see on a 3 Day Samburu Safari...

  • Elephant
  • Giraffe
  • Zebra
  • Lion
  • Cheetah
  • Buffalo
  • Oryx


Safari accommodation options for each location
Samburu National Reserve  
Luxury level lodge/ tented camp options Ashnil Samburu, Sarova Shaba, Samburu Lodge, Samburu Simba Lodge
Standard level lodge option Samburu sopa lodge
Economy level camp option Sentrim Samburu camp

Tour Price Includes

Not Included In the Tour Price: Items and Services of a personal nature and Tips & Gratuities.

Additional Extras

2 persons in private jeep $90pp
4 persons in private jeep $45pp
6 persons in private jeep $30pp

Our Accreditations and Booking Security

Natural World Kenya safaris is Member No.FE/440 - Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO) bonding scheme. The scheme is insured to guarantee your holiday safari in the unlikely event that a bonded KATO member ceases operating.

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