Kenya & Beyond Safaris
Moi Avenue, CBD
P.O. Box 4623-00200, Nairobi - Kenya
Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu
Samburu National Reserve is a Kenyan less visited Game Reserve and is situated within the Rift Valley. The Reserve Measures approximately 104sq. Km (approx. 65sq. miles) in size, this unfenced Savannah grassland is roughly 350km (217 miles) from Nairobi. It is relatively small in size compared to other Kenyan parks, such as Tsavo but it has more to offer as well as several endangered species. Pick up at 0630am after early breakfast from your hotel or guest house, drive to the rich agricultural area of Mount Kenya region via the famous Pineapple leading company Delmonte, you will also have an opportunity to cross the equator just before you arrive in Famous Nanyuki town for the mountain climbers. Lunch will be in Ibis hotel Nanyuki as well as short stop over in Nanyuki Nakumatt Shopping mall. After lunch transverse to Isiolo town via Ashers post to arrive in Samburu in the afternoon. Upon arrival check in the Camp and there after proceed for the game drive which will bring you to the elephant bedroom tower. The game drive will run for about 3 hours and there after you will return to the camp or Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Samburu Safari Full Day
The whole day will be spent exploring this amazing game reserve, it gives you the refreshment of your mind as the park is not populated and not many people visits here, we have concentration of the Its home to the big five, Elephant, Lion, Rhino, Leopard, Buffalo, Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, Gravy Zebra, Besia Oryx, Endangered Wild Dog as well as Pun cake Tortoise - Endangered. There are over 450 species of birds identified and aquatic species in the Waso Nyiro River including, vultures, kingfishers, marabous, bateleurs, guinea fowl, Somali ostriches and others. The whole day will be spent exploring the park for the whole day game drive. Dinner and overnight in a luxury Tented Camp.
Day 3: Samburu Safari Back Nairobi
Samburu national reserve derives its name from the Samburu people of Kenya who have lived in the area for many years. Usaso Nyiro River cuts through this reserve, drawing a big population of Kenya animals to the park. The river bustles with activity from its huge population of Nile crocodile. The reserve's topography is mainly open Savannah (grassland) with clusters of acacia trees, forest, thorn trees and grassland vegetation. Samburu National Reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness. Their story was made famous by the bestselling book and award-winning movie "Born Free". On this last day you will have a wake up call at 0600am, then proceed for the early morning game drive, this gives you a chance to spot the early morning Kills from the big five, after the gem drive return to the camp for the main breakfast. Visit the local Samburu villages where you get a chance to interact with the colorful Samburu people in their traditional setting and experience their culture. This is a good opportunity to purchase traditional Samburu souvenirs, art and collectibles. There after leave and head back to Nairobi with a stop over in Nanyuki for lunch. Arrive Nairobi late afternoon with a drop off to the hotel or to the airport.
A safari to the north via the high shoulder of Mountain Kenya to the Game Reserve of Samburu. Here the Ewaso Nyiro River supports a wide variety of game among them elephant, buffalo, cheetah leopard, lion, Grevy's zebra, reticulated giraffe, Oryx and the long necked gerenuk. This park is popular for the 3 cats.
Depart Nairobi and drive North passing through the rich agricultural farmland on the slopes via Mountain Kenya to Samburu Game Reserve with picnic lunch en route, a short game drive enroute to the campsite for dinner and overnight.
Early morning game drive followed by breakfast, Mid-morning game viewing, Afternoon game view drive. Meals and overnight at campsite.
Early morning game drive and after breakfast proceed to Nairobi with game drive enroute out of the Park. Picnic lunch enroute arriving Nairobi late afternoon.
In 2002, Joash Were who has been instrumental in start up of many companies within Kenya and Beyond thought of it wisely that it was time to start up something tourism related. He had worked at great places. Bearing in mind that all the progressive people talk “WE” and not I, he has brought together a great team who are professional in their own rights.