3 Days, 2 Night - Samburu National Reserve, Shaba and Buffalo Springs Safari

The Samburu National Reserve is an excellent option if you are looking for an off-the-beaten-path safari destination that offers unique experiences and excellent game viewing.

For animal and safari lovers, one of the biggest and most exciting reasons to visit Samburu are the quasi-endemic species found here that have adapted to the more arid and hillier conditions. (Gerenuk, Beisa Oryx, Grevy Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe and Somali ostrich)

The reserve has some of the most spectacular accommodation in all of Kenya, thanks to its rocky outcrops and unusual combination of Samburu and Arabian influences. with this tour, you can chose your accommodation from our list or contact us to pick your own.

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 2x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Private Transportation (Including Airport/Hotel Pick up and Drop off)
    • Accommodation
    • Services of an Experienced Guide
    • Entry/Admission - Shaba National Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Buffalo Springs Reserve
    What's excluded :
    • Souvenirs/Gifts
    • Drinks & Snacks

  • Day 1: Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve

    Stop At: Samburu National Reserve, Nairobi Kenya
    Pick up at 7:00 AM and drive north to Samburu National Reserve to arriving in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive from 4:00 PM to dusk.

    The Reserve is a place of baked brown earth and parched vegetation, visit the Ewaso N’giro River which is surrounded by a permanent ribbon of green, with tamarinds, doum palms and acacia which provide respite from the sweltering sun. watch Elephant, buffalo and waterbuck frequent the woodland and Impala herds take shelter under the trees as Grevy’s zebra, Beisa oryx, reticulated giraffe and gerenuk take a drink. Lion, leopard and cheetah can also be found here, while, up above, martial eagles, bateleurs and pygmy falcons patrol the skies.

    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Choose your accommodation from our list or contact us to select your own

    Day 2: Full Day Samburu National Reserve

    Stop At: Shaba National Reserve, 10km from Archer's post, on the right side of the A2, Samburu National Reserve Kenya
    This day will be spent exploring this amazing game reserve, with morning and afternoon game drives in search of the Samburu Five and other wildlife

    Not only does Samburu Game Reserve host the renowned Big Five (lion, rhino, leopard, buffalo, elephant), it also accommodates what has come to be known as the Samburu 5.

    These animals are only found north of the equator in Samburu, Kenya and Maasai Steppe in Tanzania.

    Reticulated giraffes, Reddish brown in color, this giraffe has polygon patches drawn out in fine white lines.

    Long-necked gerenuks, This animal has an incredibly long neck and goes for days, even years without water.

    Grévy's zebra, These zebras have a brown muzzle and white underbelly.

    Beisa oryx, The Beisa oryx has fringed ears and black marks on its face and upper legs.

    Somali ostriches, These ostriches have blue necks and legs.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Choose your accommodation from our list or contact us to select your own

    Day 3: Return Samburu National Reserve to Nairobi

    Stop At: Buffalo Springs Reserve, Buffalo Springs Game Reserve Kenya
    On this last day you will have a wakeup call at 6:00 AM, then proceed for an early morning game drive, which gives you a chance to spot the early morning Kills. after the drive return to the camp for your breakfast. There after leave and head back to Nairobi arriving in Nairobi late afternoon.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Any Location within Nairobi, Hotel/Airport. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you an email to organize pick-up arrangements.Airports
    • Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya
    • Wilson Airport, Nairobi Kenya
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.



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Organised by Expedition Happy Hour

Activity ID: V-60186P15

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