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Samburu: Known for its unique culture and wildlife.

Welcome to Samburu – Straight inside the very heartbeat of Africa across the majestic and arid terrains. Discover a place of mystery and beauty: where African tribes face the journey of eternity in a country as wild as it is beautiful. Have an exciting face-to-face meeting with the Samburu special five which are the reticulating giraffe, the grevy’s zebra, the Somali ostrich, the Beisa oryx, and the gerenuk. Book a tour to meet the colorful and energetic people of Samburu that are associated with beautiful clothing, joyful dances, and ancient traditions. With stunning scenery predominant in the Samburu National Reserve, this campaign guarantees an approximately remarkable exposure to the region’s wild beauty not to forget the people.

Itinerary

This itinerary provides a comprehensive and immersive experience in Samburu National Reserve, balancing wildlife viewing, cultural encounters, and relaxation.

Day 1: Arrival and Afternoon Game Drive

Arrive in Nairobi and transfer to Samburu National Reserve, a 5-6 hour drive or a short flight to the local airstrip. Check in at your lodge or camp and enjoy a relaxing lunch. In the late afternoon, embark on your first game drive, where you can spot unique species such as the Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, and Somali ostrich. Return to the lodge for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 2: Full-Day Exploration

Start your day with an early morning game drive to see predators like lions, leopards, and cheetahs when they are most active. Return to the lodge for breakfast, then head out to explore the Ewaso Ng’iro River, where you might spot elephants, crocodiles, and a variety of birdlife. After lunch and a brief rest at the lodge, take an afternoon game drive to discover more of Samburu’s unique landscapes and wildlife. Return to the lodge for dinner and enjoy an evening under the stars, followed by an overnight stay.

Day 3: Cultural Visit and Scenic Exploration

Begin the day with an early breakfast, then visit a local Samburu village to learn about the tribe’s culture, traditions, and daily life. After the village visit, enjoy a picnic lunch in the reserve while taking in the stunning scenery. Spend the afternoon exploring more remote areas of the reserve or relaxing at the lodge with optional activities such as a nature walk. Conclude the day with dinner at the lodge and an overnight stay.

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Important Information

Packing Tips:

  • Light, breathable clothing for daytime.
  • Warm layers for early mornings and evenings.
  • Binoculars and a good camera.
  • Sun protection: hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
  • Insect repellent.

Additional Notes:

  • Carry enough water and snacks for drives.
  • Follow the guide’s instructions and respect wildlife.
  • Consider a guided safari for a more informative experience.

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