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3 Days, Samburu Game Reserve Safari in 4×4 Jeep<br /><small>Nairobi to Nairobi Including Shaba & Buffalo Springs Reserves</small>

3 Days, Samburu Game Reserve Safari in 4×4 Jeep
Nairobi to Nairobi Including Shaba & Buffalo Springs Reserves

Daily Private Safari Tour
in 4x4 Jeep

Departs from / returns to Nairobi airport / Nairobi area hotels

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, comfort or luxury safari lodges and tented camps.

Your Guide. For your  journey, you’ll be guided, hosted and looked after by your own experienced driver/guide.

Transportation between parks and game viewing will be in a private 4 x 4 Land Cruiser Jeep – this vehicle is the safari standard with its higher seating and rugged all-wheel drive.

You can also opt for a basic pop-top Safari minivan instead at a discounted rate.

Tour Highlights:

  • Samburu Game 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
  • Shaba Game Reserve
    - Dramatic scenery including river-side forests, scattered woodlands and dry grasslands dominated by the Shaba Hill volcano
    - Endangered Grevy's zebra and the rare Williams's lark
    - Lots of Klipspringer and hyrax in the hills
  • Buffalo Springs National Reserve
    - Old lava flows and volcanic soils of olivine basalt.
    - Narrow band of riverine forest along the Ewaso Ngiro River
    - Alkaline grasslands with occasional springs and swamps
  • Game species common to Kenya's northern plains
    Oryx, Gerenuk, Somali Ostrich, Grevy's zebra, Grant's Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe

Samburu Game Reserve 3 Day Safari Itinerary

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
  • Grevy's Zebra
  • Grant's Zebra
  • Lion
  • Cheetah
  • Oryx
  • Eland
  • Impala
  • Generuk
  • Somali Ostrich
  • Beisa Oryx
  • Greater Kudu
  • Reticulated Giraffe
  • Lesser Kudu
  • Stripped/Spotted Hyena
  • black-backed Jackal


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

Tour Price Includes

Not Included In the Tour Price:
- Bottled & Soft Drinks
- Items and services of a personal nature
- Tips & Gratuities.

Additional Extras

2 persons in private Minivan $45pp
4 persons in private Minivan $25pp
6 persons in private Minivan $15pp

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