3 Days safari to Samburu National Reserve Kenya – Adventurous wildlife safaris in Kenya
3 Days safari to Samburu national reserve Kenya – Upon arrival at Nairobi International Airport, you will be met and briefed on your tour before proceeding to Samburu, Kenya’s rugged North Eastern Region. Samburu is well known for some unique species like the Gravy Zebra and reticulated Giraffe.
Day 2: Samburu National Park
Have fun during the morning and afternoon game drives in Samburu National Reserve. This place has got abundance of trees, water and shade, which entice wildlife. Fantastic game spotting should be your order of the day.
Day 3: Day of Departure
After breakfast, connect to Nairobi and if you have ample time before your scheduled departure time, take a chance to enjoy visits to Nairobi’s city Centre attractions.
This might include lunch at the Carnivore Restaurant followed by a visit to Karen Blixen Museum and Giraffe Centre.
Samburu national park Kenya
Samburu National Reserve is one of the lesser-known national parks, but is nevertheless teeming with life; Situated alongside the Ewaso Nyiro River, there is plenty to attract wildlife from the surrounding savannah plains.
Birds of Samburu national park
Birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded.
Popular Bird Species seen on this Samburu National Reserve Tour: Shining Sunbird, Verreaux’s Eagle, Golden-breasted Starling
Golden-breasted Starling, Abyssinian Scimitarbill, Rosy-patched Bushshrike, Pringle’s Puffback, Northern Puffback, Northern White-crowned Shrike, White-headed Mousebird, Hunter’s Sunbird, Black-bellied Sunbird, Shining Sunbird, Red-billed Hornbill, Eastern Yellow- billed Hornbill, Von der Decken’s Hornbill, Black-faced Sandgrouse, Chestnut-bellied Sandgrouse, Fire-fronted Bishop, Somali Bee-eater, Stone Partridge, African Orange-bellied Parrot, Yellow-vented Eremomela, Northern Crombec, Northern Grey Tit, Black-capped Social Weaver, Northern Brownbul, Buff-crested Bustard, African Bare-eyed Thrush, Somali Sparrow, Donaldson-Smith’s Nightjar, Dusky Nightjar, Vulturine Guineafowl, Rufous Chatterer, African Mourning Dove, European Turtle Dove, Egyptian Vulture, Bateleur, Martial Eagle and Tawny Eagle.
Wildlife of Samburu national park
The reserve is rich in wildlife with an abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the beisa oryx (also referred to as Samburu Special Five).
The reserve is also home to elephants and large predators such as the lion, leopard and cheetah. ‘Kamunyak’, the miracle lioness that adopted the baby oryx was as a resident in the reserve.
Wild dog sightings are also a common attraction to this unique protected area.
How to get there
Samburu is generally a fly-in destination with a choice of several excellent lodges, from family-friendly lodges to remote honeymoon hideaways. Some also offer unique safari experiences like tracking big cat on foot, camel-back safaris and guided bush walks.
Where to stay in Samburu national park
-Elephant bedroom camp.
-Elephant watch camp.
-Samburu river side tented camp.
Best time to visit
By and large, the nights are cool and the days are hot and dry. The best seasons for game viewing are from December through to March and from June to October. There are effectively two rainy seasons from late March until May, and again in November. Great Adventure safaris can help you arrange a 3 days safari to Samburu national reserve in Kenya Africa.