Samburu National Reserve


Samburu National Reserve is one of the smaller game parks in East Africa situated in the Rift Valley, spanning 165 sq. km in size. Although it may not be as large as some of the other safari parks, it inhabits a wide variety of animals including leopard, cheeta, lion, giraffe, zebra, gazelle, warthogs and waterbuck to name a few.

The Samburu National Park is also home to over 350 unique bird species and a large population of crocodile can be found in the Ewaso ng’iro river which runs through its centre. The parks landscape is mainly spanning plains, dotted with shrubs and acacia trees. Due to the parks isolated location and its inaccessibility for a large number of years, it has remained peaceful and maintains a serene and tranquil atmosphere.

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Activities In Samburu National Reserve

Here are the activities which visitors can consider during Kenya Safari in Samburu National Reserve:
Samburu Camel Trekking: For a very different take on Kenya’s best safari experiences, try a camel ride through the country’s northern wilderness.
Bush Breakfast: Set off at first light to experience the rugged terrain of northern Kenya coming to life. This is often the best time for spotting predators with some shaded downtime for omelets and pancakes.
Walking Safaris: Explore wildlife and private concessions on foot, an authentic and economical means of exploring wildlife in Samburu.
Photography Safaris: Visitors on a photo safari will be in dreamland at Samburu National Reserve where small groups can share a luxury photography tour with like-minded individuals and capture their favourite moments.
Sightseeing Tours: This is best to see Samburu caves which are full of historical rock art as well as cultural village visits to the local tribespeople.
Despite its semi-desert appearance, Samburu National Reserve is teeming with wildlife. You’ll find the reserve calm in character and yet abundant in its many surprises. Don’t be amazed if you see more wildlife than visitors in this unique reserve.

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