The Samburu National Reserve is located on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River in Kenya.Across the river is the Buffalo Spring and Shaba National Reserve in the northern Kenya formerly known as the Northern frontier district. To get to Samburu you pass on the shoulder of the second highest peak in Africa after Mt Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya and drive northwards to the vast rangelands stretching into the distant horizon clouded by dust and heat-haze.
Birdlife is abundant with over 450 species recorded. Birds of the arid northern country and a number of riverine forest species. Lesser Kestrel and the Taita falcon are species of global conservation concern and are both found here. Five other species categorized as venerable are also recorded in this reserve. These are the White-Headed Vulture, Great Egret, African Darter, Martial Eagle and Yellow-Billed Ox-Pecker. The critically endangered pancake tortoise is also found in this reserve.
Highlights of Samburu National Reserve
- Samburu National Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George Adamson
- Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness of the famous best seller book and award winning movie ‘Born Free’.
- Birds of the arid northern country and a number of riverine forest species
Adventure and Pleasure at the Samburu National Reserve
- Exotic Culture
- Day & Night Game drives and Escorted Nature walks
- Sun Downers & Bush Picnics
- Bird watching
- Fly camps on top of Mystical mount Lolokwe and Rock Climbing
- Game counts
- Camel treks
- Rafting through the Game reserve
- Samburu Cultural Ceremonies
Day 1 : Arrive in Nairobi, Day 2: Nairobi Tours Days 3/5 : Samburu Day 6/8 : Masai Mara Days 9/13 : Kinondo Kwetu Day 14 : Homebound flight via Nairobi
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