Samburu Reserve - Awesome Holidays Safaris

Samburu ReserveUnique flora and fauna & The endangered Grevy's zebra

AREA:165 sq kms
ALTITUDE:800 to 1,230m

 
 
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Samburu Reserve

Samburu National Reserve lies in the Northern part of Kenya. It is famous because of the richness of flora and fauna. Lying on the flood plains and bottom land of Waso Nyiro drainage system in the Great Rift Valley, it rises to an altitude of 2785 ft above sea level and covers an area of 390 km2. It can be reached through Nairobi-Isiolo-Marsabit road and Maralal-Wamba-Isolo road.

There are over 50 species of wild animals in the reserve including unique species of Gravy Zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Besia Oryx, Grater and Lesser Kudu, Gerenuk, Somali ostrich, pancake tortoise and others. There are over 450 species of birds identified and aquatic species in the Waso Nyiro River.


Key Attractions

  • Excellent wildlife viewing with four of the Big Five easy to find (rhino excluded)
  • Interesting mammal species restricted to the arid north
  • Beautiful barren scenery
  • Excellent birding with many dry-country specials
  • A good range of accommodation catering to different budgets

Accommodation

Elephant Bedroom
Elephant Bedroom
Larsens Camp
Larsens Camp
Samburu Intrepids
Samburu Intrepids
Samburu Lodge
Samburu Lodge
Samburu Saruni Camp
Samburu Saruni Camp
Samburu Simba Lodge
Samburu Simba Lodge
Samburu Sopa Lodge
Samburu Sopa Lodge
Sarova Shaba
Sarova Shaba
Sasaab Lodge
Sasaab Lodge
Kitich Camp
Kitich Camp

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Hotels & Lodges

Accommodation around Samburu Reserve...