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Samburu Air Safari

Samburu Air Safari

Book a thrilling holiday in Kenya and embark on a classic Samburu air safari package crafted for an intimate wildlife encounter as you enjoy pristine luxurious accommodation in the heart of the wilderness. 

There is a single air strip in the reserve called oryx Samburu air strip. The flight from Wilson airport to samburu game reserve has a stop over at Nanyuki and takes about one and half hours.  The Major airlines we use are Air Kenya & Safari Link. 

We have selected the best accommodation for your stay combined with  comfort, elegance, high-end amenities and ambiance topped with serene locations right in the heart of the wilderness. 

Cuisine ranges from a la carte menu, five course meals or buffet. As you unwind you can enjoy assorted wines, hard drinks, local and international beer brands. We also cater for special diets [Vegetarian/Vegan meals] on request.

Ground transport and game drives are facilitated by 4×4 safari vehicles that are customized for the ultimate safariing experience. The vans / jeeps are accessorized with pop up roofs ideal for game viewing, hifi radio communication gadgets and comfortable seats. 

While on the best Samburu air safari you will enjoy the services of our experienced driver guides who have enormous knowledge on wildlife as well as different sceneries you will be visiting.

The thrill of touring various wildlife gems is an adventure that should be on every tourist’s bucket list. Our classic luxury tour gives you the opportunity to experience first hand the diversity in terms of culture as you socialize with the locals as well as epic game viewing encounters in these premium parks & reserves.

Contact us today and embark on the best Samburu air safari package that meets your dream vacation on any budget. 

Take a step towards your ideal safari by getting in touch with our personnel. We will assist you with information, what to expect and guide you where necessary so as to achieve your travel goals.

Three Days Samburu Air Safari Package. [Itinerary]

Day One: Nairobi – Samburu

A representative from Kenya epic safaris will meet you at your hotel or pick you up from the airport and after briefing you ; transfer to wilson airport for your flight to Samburu game reserve. On arrival at the airstrip, you will be met by your assigned driver guide who will facilitate your Samburu air safari.

Short game drive en route to the lodge. You will be ushered to your respective rooms by the lodge concierge. Enjoy your afternoon utilizing the lodge facilities; spas, saunas, the pool or take a walk on the well manicured lawns as you socialize; later head out for the evening game drive.

Game to view includes the Big five, antelopes, gazelles, baisa oryx, grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, Somali ostrich, gerenuk and abundant bird life. Dinner and overnight at Elephant bedroom camp.

Day Two: Samburu

On this day you will have a morning and evening game drives. A visit to the Ewaso Ngiro river is most rewarding because it’s the only source of water that sustains the wildlife in this reserve. Wild animals converge at the river to quench their thirst.

Samburu people and their culture is another attraction and on request the driver guide can take you to the samburu village to experience their culture. All meals and overnight at Elephant bedroom camp.

Day Three: Samburu – Nairobi

Pre breakfast game drive; depart the lodge by 6:30 A.M and this will give you the opportunity to view the African sunrise and you will also get the chance to spot any game species you might have missed on your previous game drives.

Return to the lodge where your full breakfast will be served. Bid farewell to the staff and friends. Depart and transfer to the airstrip for your flight back to Nairobi. On arrival at the airport; you will be transferred to your hotel where your Samburu air safari ends.

End of services.

  • Return regional flights.
  • Airport Transfers.
  • Ground transport in a customized safari van/jeep with a pop up roof ideal for game viewing .
  • All park entrance fees.
  • Accommodation on a full board basis subject to availability.
  • Game drives and other activities as described in the itinerary.
  • Services of an English speaking driver guide.
  • Complimentary Bottled water 1 Litre per person per day.
  • All government taxes.
  • International airfares.
  • All expenditure of personal nature such as telephone calls, hard drinks, soft drinks and laundry.
  • Tips.
  • Visas.
  • Travel Insurance.

Samburu Luxury Accommodation

Samburu game reserve has several lodges to choose from, some of them are built near the Ewaso Nyiro river giving superb views of game which frequents the river banks to drink water. Amenities include swimming pools, spas, saunas, conference centre, WiFi, Satellite TV and gift shops.

The lodges include Samburu Game Lodge, Larsens Tented Camp, Samburu Sopa Lodge, Elephant Bedroom, Ashnil Samburu Camp, Samburu Intrepids, Saruni Samburu, Sasaab Lodge and Samburu Simba Lodge.

Know Your Reserve

Samburu game reserve is the most popular wildlife gem of the northern frontier. The Reserve occupies an area of 165 km2. The driving distance from Nairobi is 350 km. The reserve lies on the northern bank of Uaso Nyiro River, which flows from the Kenyan highlands to Lorian swamp, the river serves as the only source of water that sustains wildlife.

Samburu game reserve was one of the two areas in which conservationists George Adamson and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the lioness, made famous in the best selling book and award winning movie “Born Free”. 

Samburu’s topography is composed of river Uaso Nyiro, scattered acacia, riverine forest, thorn trees and grassland vegetation. 

There is a wide variety of animal and bird life seen at Samburu National Reserve. Several species are considered unique to the region, including its unique dry-country animal life.

All three big cats, lion, cheetah and leopard, can be found here, as well as elephants, buffalo and hippos, Olive baboon, gerenuk, warthogs, Grant’s gazelle, Kirk’s dik-dik, impala, waterbuck, Grevy’s zebra, Beisa oryx, reticulated giraffe and over 350 bird species.

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