Safari at Samburu National Reserve

Nairobi City & Samburu National Reserve Tour

Enjoy 2 nights in Samburu National Reserve. Here you will spot the Special 5, 4 Of the Big 5 among Other Wildlife.

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Begin your tour in Nairobi with a walking tour of the CBD. Enjoy amazing game viewing drives and see the leopard hunting for game or the big herds of elephants taking a bath in the Ewaso Ngiro River.

The Samburu National Reserve is a game reserve on the banks of the Ewaso Ng’iro river in Kenya. On the other side of the river is the Buffalo Springs National Reserve. The reserve is rich in wildlife with an abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the Beisa oryx (also referred to as Samburu Special Five).

The reserve is also home to elephants and large predators such as the lion, leopard, and cheetah. Kamunyak the miracle lioness that adopted the baby oryx was as a resident in the reserve. Wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area. Birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded.

Estimated Tour Time: 4 Days.

Departure Location: Nairobi City Hotel / JKIA Airport.

Tour Summary:

Day 1: Arrive Nairobi
Day 2: Nairobi – Samburu
Day 3: Samburu
Day 4: Samburu – Nairobi.

Day One: Nairobi JKIA
Arrive Nairobi JKIA where our representative will be waiting to receive you. After a short brief, transfer to your City hotel for Check-in. After relaxation and lunch (at an extra fee), head out for a Nairobi City Walking Tour. Visit the Central Business District, Parliament Buildings, Markets, and other historic sites. Experience a Game Meat Dinner at the Carnivore Restaurant. Head back for Dinner and Overnight.

Day Two: Samburu National Reserve
Early morning after breakfast we head to Samburu National Reserve located in a semi-desert. Enroute we stopover at the equator for a photo session. On arrival enjoy a game drive as you drive to your luxury camp. Check-in and lunch followed by an afternoon game drive. At sunset head back to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

Day Three: Game drives in the reserve
Experience a morning and evening game drive at the park. A variety of animals can be found. These include lion, elephant, leopard, dik-dik, mongoose, waterbuck, impala, baboon, cheetah and monkey. The rare Gravy’s Zebra is also found here. Head back to the lodge and spend the evening relaxing at the banks of the river. Enjoy a well set up Bush Dinner and the chef will prepare you sumptuous delicacies. Overnight at the lodge.

Day Four: Cultural village
After breakfast, check out of the lodge. We will tour the Samburu Village for a Cultural Tour where you learn the ways of life of the community. Depart for Nairobi and on arrival drop off at the airport or proceed with your safari.

Safari Costs

All Year Round

No. of pax 1 2 3 4 5 6
USD 2171 1424 1233 1138 1080 1042



  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • Airport – hotel transfers
  • Transport in a 4*4 Safari Jeep.
  • 1-night accommodation at Golden Tulip / Similar
  • 2 Night’s accommodation at Samburu Sopa Lodge
  • Meals on Full Board in Samburu
  • Meals on Bed & Breakfast in Nairobi.
  • Dinner at The Carnivore Restaurant.
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • Game viewing drives
  • Cultural Tour
  • Bottled water in the van & room.


  • Festive Supplement.
  • Single Room Supplement.
  • Anything not mentioned.

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