Samburu National Reserve https://www.samburu.net/ was inaccessible for a long time thus it has retained a naturally serene and quiet feeling. Besides the numerous wildlife found in this game reserve,Samburu National Reserve is the ultimate for bird watchers. This is the park that George and Joy Adamson raised Elsa the Lioness. Their story was made famous by the bestselling book and award-winning movie “Born Free”.
Ol Pejeta conservancy is an ecosystem that has the highest densities of wildlife in Kenya outside of the Maasai Mara. This is one of the place where you will come face to face with Rhinos, Chimpanzees and all the other members of the big 5 at close proximity. Getting to Ol Pejeta is easy and accessible throughout the year, accommodation is also of the highest standard thus an excellent way to watch and photograph the big game.
4-Days Samburu National Reserve and Ol Pejeta Conservancy
The Samburu National Reserve will is a Conservancy in Kenya. In Samburu you get to experience the culture diversity of the people as you enjoy nature and the perfect wild experiences of the Samburu National reserve, and Ol Pejeta Conservancy is the largest black rhino sanctuary in east Africa, and home to two of the world’s last remaining northern white rhino. It is the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees, in a Sanctuary established to rehabilitate animals rescued from the black market. It has some of the highest predator densities in Kenya, and still manages a very successful livestock programme.
Tour Highlights: Ol pejeta Conservancy wildlife sanctuary Snow peaked Mount Kenya (weather permitting) Samburu National Reserve Coffee, tea, sisal, pineapple and subsistence farmlands. Distinct climatic zones of Kenya on way to Samburu National Reserve
Tour Price Include:
Nairobi airport hotel pick up/ drop off transfers:
Transport in a customized pop up top safari mini-van.
Services of a experienced English/ other language speaking driver/ guide.
Stay in economy,standard or luxury lodge/ tented camps
Game viewing drives
Park entrance fees.
All meals on safari.
Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.
Pick up /drop off at Nairobi airport,Nairobi airport or residence
Government taxes and local levies
Day 1Nairobi – Samburu National Reserve
Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve
The Samburu Safari will depart from Nairobi heading to Samburu National Reserve breakfast, pick up will be at your hotel/airport. Drive towards the Mount Kenya region and have lunch at Nanyuki at the trout tree restaurant. This a restaurant where you will enjoy the best trout Kenya has to offer on a tree top restaurant. Drive past the equator while enjoying the majestic views Mt Kenya. From Nanyuki drive to Samburu National reserve for the night.
Day 2Samburu National Reserve
Samburu National Reserve
After Breakfast you will have the whole day to enjoy Samburu National Reserve abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Gravy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk and the Beisa Oryx (Also referred as Samburu Special). The reserve is also popular with a minimum elephants. Large predators such as the Lion, Leopard and Cheetah are an important attraction (Kamunyak the Miracle Lioness that adapted the baby Oryx is a resident in the reserve). Bird life is abundant with over 450 species recorded. Birds of the arid northern bush country are augmented by a number of riverine forest species. Lesser Kestrel, Taita Falcon is a species of global conservation concern and they both utilize the reserve. Five species categorized as vulnerable have recorded in the reserve. These are African Darter, Great Egret, White headed Vulture, Martial Eagle and the Yellow billed Ox pecker. Critically endangered species Pancake tortoise (malacochersus tornieri) is found in the reserve.
Day 3Samburu National Reserve- Ol Pejeta Conservancy
Samburu National Reserve – Ol Pejeta Conservancy
After Breakfast drive in Ol Pejeta Conservancy drive down to Nanyuki leisurely enjoying the sprawling wheat farms and the beautiful country side of the northern kenya. Ol Pejeta Conservancy has pioneering conservation projects that have made it famous to spectacular sightings of black and white rhino and the Big Five. Ol Pejeta Conservancy is the first choice for discerning safari veterans looking for a luxury bush camp and to understand and enjoy the very best of world-leading conservation practice. Arrive in time for a late date and an evening game drive. Settling in for a night at the exciting Nanyuki town night life.
Day 4Ol Pejeta Conservany- Nairobi
An early morning game drives in Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The Conservancy boasts of an astounding variety of animals including all the “Big Five” (the endangered black Rhino, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Lion). The combination of amazing wildlife and stunning views across the open plains of Ol Pejeta Conservancy guarantees an unforgettable safari experience. After breakfast depart by road for Nairobi arriving early afternoon. You will be dropped off at your Nairobi city hotel after an exciting Samburu Safari.