From open desert scrubland and thorn bush to evergreen riverine forest and swamps that line the Ewaso Ngiro River, the diversity of Samburu is exhilarating. The park’s wildlife is diverse and regular interesting sightings may include the graceful reticulated giraffe, elephant, Beisa oryx, gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, and a variety of predators.
Group and private safari possible, rates will vary depending on this
Minimum 1 person and maximum of 20 persons
Children from the age of 6 years are allowed to participate under the supervision of a parent or guardian
Starting point and ending point: Nairobi
English speaking guide
All park fees are included
4 game drives
Flights from Nairobi Wilson Airport
Shared game drives on 4x4 land cruisers
Chance to spot giraffe, elephant, Beisa oryx, gerenuk, and Grevy’s zebra
Views of snow-capped Mount Kenya and experience multiple climate zones
Airport transfer included:
Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Swimming pool (outdoor)
During this safari trip, you will be staying at Ashnil Samburu Luxury Camp in a private room or a double room.
Ashnil Samburu Camp
Set in the spectacular backdrop of the Mighty Ol Olokwe mountain fronting Ewaso Nyiro River, Ashnil Samburu Camp is a luxury tented camp that has 30 exclusive luxury tents that spread out along the shady banks of the river under a thick stand of doum palms. It features an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by sun lounges, a garden, and a lounge bar offering views of the African savannah. Each tent features a decked terrace with views of the Ewaso Nyiro River. The restaurant offers views of the river and serves a variety of menus comprising of Oriental, traditional, and international cuisines.
Accommodation level: Luxury
Swimming pool with sun lounges
Day 1: Nairobi - Samburu
Early pick up from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or a city center hotel and transfer to Wilson Airport for the scheduled flight to Samburu National Park, with a possibility of seeing sights of spectacular Mt Kenya, Africa’s second-highest mountain en-route. The flight departs Nairobi Wilson at 8 a.m. and arrives into Samburu at 9:20 a.m. Upon arrival, you will be met by a guide from the Ashnil Samburu and will enjoy a game drive en-route to the luxury camp. Following lunch, there is an afternoon shared game drive in Samburu National Reserve returning back to your camp as the sun sets for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 2: Samburu
Morning and afternoon shared game drives in Samburu National Reserve. Samburu is home to many uncommon species such as reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Beisa oryx, and the long-necked gerenuk antelope to name just a few. There are also many lion, cheetah, and leopard to spot as well as huge crocodiles in the rivers. All meals and overnight at your camp.
Day 3: Samburu - Nairobi
Following breakfast, there will be a shared game drive transfer back to the airstrip for the scheduled flight to Nairobi. The flight departs Samburu at 12:10 p.m. and arrives in Nairobi at 1:15 p.m. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to a city-center hotel where your safari ends.
Samburu Game Reserve
The reserve has a wealth of wildlife that includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, Grevy zebra, and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro River. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the reserve. Samburu is also home to the third of Kenya's giraffe species, the rare reticulated giraffe only found in the northern parks. This is also where you see the blue-legged Somali ostrich, the long-necked Gerenuk gazelle, and the straight-horned Beisa Oryx antelope.