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Samburu Game Reserve Safari-3 Days, 2 Nights

Embark on a thrilling 3-day expedition to the captivating Samburu Game Reserve, a haven for rare wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. Nestled along the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River, Samburu offers a unique safari experience with its diverse flora and fauna. Immerse yourself in the heart of Kenya's northern frontier, encountering iconic species and enjoying the warm hospitality of Samburu culture. This safari promises an unforgettable blend of adventure, wildlife discovery, and relaxation in the midst of nature's wonders.


Day 1:

Nairobi to Samburu National Reserve

  • Your 3-day adventure begins as your expert driver/guide picks you up at 07:30 hrs from your Nairobi hotel, residence, or the Nairobi airport.
  • Embark on a scenic journey through Kenya's central highlands, witnessing small coffee, tea, sisal, and pineapple farms along the way.
  • Marvel at the majestic snow-capped Mount Kenya, the pride of the country and its tallest peak.
  • Arrive at the off-the-beaten-path Samburu National Reserve, known for its calming ambiance and unique wildlife, including Grevy’s zebra, gerenuk, and the Somali Ostrich.
  • Check into your chosen accommodation, ranging from economy to luxury safari lodges or tented camps.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch and later set out for an afternoon game drive in Samburu, exploring the diverse landscapes and encountering the local Samburu tribes.
  • Return to your lodge or camp for a delightful dinner.

Day 2:

Shaba National Reserve Exploration

  • After breakfast, depart for Shaba National Reserve, a neighboring park with a greener landscape featuring forests, woodlands, and the iconic Shaba Hill Volcano.
  • Explore the dramatic scenery of Shaba, including riverside forests, scattered woodlands, and dry grasslands dominated by the Shaba Hill volcano.
  • Encounter unique wildlife, including the endangered Grevy's zebra and the rare Williams's lark.
  • Spot lots of Klipspringer and hyrax in the hills, adding to the richness of your safari experience.
  • Indulge in a picnic lunch surrounded by the natural wonders of Shaba.
  • Return to Samburu National Reserve in the late afternoon, allowing for additional game viewing.
  • Relax and savor another delightful dinner at your lodge or camp.

Day 3:

Buffalo Springs National Reserve and Return to Nairobi

  • Begin the day with an early morning game drive in Buffalo Springs National Reserve, known for its old lava flows, volcanic soils, and riverine forest along the Ewaso Ngiro River.
  • Witness the alkaline grasslands, occasional springs, and swamps that contribute to the unique ecosystem of Buffalo Springs.
  • Encounter game species common to Kenya's northern plains, including Oryx, Gerenuk, Somali Ostrich, Grevy's zebra, Grant's Zebra, and Reticulated Giraffe.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the natural beauty of Buffalo Springs.
  • After lunch, embark on the journey back to Nairobi, reflecting on the extraordinary wildlife and landscapes witnessed during your 3-day safari.
  • Arrive in Nairobi, where you will be dropped off at your hotel, residence, or the airport, marking the end of your Samburu, Shaba, Buffalo Springs adventure with Kentau.

Explore the Extraordinary:

Discover the tranquility of Samburu National Reserve, away from the crowds. Witness unique wildlife, including Grevy’s zebra, gerenuk, and the Somali Ostrich. Experience the dramatic landscapes and wildlife of Shaba National Reserve. Encounter the endangered Grevy's zebra and the rare Williams's lark. Explore Buffalo Springs National Reserve with its old lava flows and riverine forests. Spot game species common to Kenya's northern plains. Enjoy game drives, cultural encounters, and diverse ecosystems. Choose from a range of accommodations tailored to your preferences.


  •   Full board accommodation

  •   Game drives viewing in a custom-built 4x4 Safari Land Cruiser

  •   Park and entrance fees

  •   Hotel Pick-up/Drop Off

  •   Professional English-speaking driver/guide during the safari

  •   Bottled water in safari vehicles

  •   Government taxes and levies


  •   Internal or International flights

  •   Entry Visa Fees

  •   Tips & Gratuities