3 Days/2 Nights of Samburu Safari

Tour Plan

The magnificent wildlife attraction known as Samburu National Reserve is situated in Kenya's northern region. The Samburu people who live in the region gave their name to the reserve. It is notable for housing uncommon and endangered wildlife species like the Somali ostrich, Grevy's zebra, and reticulated giraffe. A 3-day, 2-night safari is the best way to experience Samburu's natural beauty and abundant wildlife. We'll walk you through a thorough itinerary for a 3-day, 2-night safari in the Samburu region.


Start/End: Nairobi

Status: Private Tour, departs on any day, open all year round

Vehicle used: : 4/4 Land Cruiser

Accommodations: Tented Camp/Lodge

Samburu – 2 Nights

Activities: Game viewing, photography, nature walk, sightseeing, cultural walk & birding


Day 1: Nairobi – Transfer to Samburu, Approx. 5 hours

At 7a.m. you will be picked from your Nairobi hotel by our driver. Immediately depart for Samburu passing through the equator line to Samburu land. Arrive with a short game drive en route to the lodge/camp for lunch. After lunch, relax before a game drive at 4p.m. Samburu Park has unique residents including the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Blue legged Somali Ostrich.

Overnight: Samburu Sopa Lodge/Ashnil Samburu Camp/Elephant Bedroom Camp

Meals: Lunch & Dinner


Day 2: Samburu – Full day

Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in search of unique northern Kenya species such as the reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx, Grevy's zebra, and the long-necked gerenuk. Much of the reserve consists of desert landscape; dusty red plains broken by thorny scrub, featuring dramatic views of table top Mt Ol Olokwe on the horizon. All meals are taken at the camp.

Overnight: Samburu Sopa Lodge/Ashnil Samburu Camp/Elephant Bedroom Camp

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 3: Samburu – Transfer to Nairobi

Have another early morning game drive then return to the camp for breakfast. Thereafter, depart for Nairobi with a stop for lunch en route.

Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

  • All government taxes/VAT
  • Park fees
  • 2-night accommodation and meals as mentioned in the tour description
  • Drinking water
  • Game drives in a 4*4 Land Cruiser all with a pop-up roof to facilitate game viewing and photography
  • Services of professional English-speaking tour guide
  • International flights from home and back
  • Tips & porterage
  • Visa fees (if applicable)
  • Other personal items
  • Optional Activities: Balloon ride ($450 per person), Maasai Village visit and any other activity not in the tour description above
Rates depend on:
  • Number of people traveling
  • Date or month (hotels have different rates throughout the year)
  • Any other special request i.e. children and their ages

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