Samburu National Reserve.

Kenya’s vast northern deserts and semi-deserts is the traditional homeland of the Samburu people, who were drawn to this region by the reliability of the Ewaso Nyiro, northern Kenya’s biggest and least seasonal river, for watering their herds.

Focusing on the river banks and a few kilometres of dry bush on either side, the 104km² Samburu National Reserve is one of a pair of much loved reserves in northern Kenya, the other half being the 131km² Buffalo Springs National Reserve, on the south side of the river. Downstream, on the right bank and across the highway, lies the less well-known, 239km² Shaba National Reserve, with its gaunt scenery. A 24-hour entrance ticket to any one of the reserves entitles you to visit the others during the same period.
By road it takes around 6 hours driving from Nairobi, it is an interesting and educational way to see the country. By air there are three airstrips that have daily and sometimes twice daily flights from Wilson Airport in Nairobi. The schedule flights also connect well with other game reserves like Lewa Downs, Meru National Park and the Masai Mara making for a great combination safari in Kenya.

Accommodation in Samburu

Sarova Shaba Lodge
Samburu Intrepids Camp
Ashnil Mara camp
Samburu Game Lodge
Larsens Camp
Elephant bedroom camp
Elephant watch camp
Samburu sopa lodge
Sentrim Samburu camp
Samburu Simba Lodge

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