Samburu National Reserve is situated at the southeastern corner of Samburu District in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It is bordered to the south by Ewaso Nyiro River, which separates it from the Buffalo Springs National Reserve..
The reserve is rich in wildlife with an abundance of rare northern specialist species such as the Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk and the beisa oryx (also referred to as Samburu Special Five).
The reserve is also home to elephants and large predators such as the lion, leopard and cheetah. Kamunyak the miracle lioness that adopted the baby oryx was as a resident in the reserve.
Head north to the dramatic semi-arid scrubland of the Northern Frontier of the Kenya’s Contrast Wildlife. After lunch, an afternoon game drive to sight resident wildlife species like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Beisa Oryx and the Blue-necked Somali Ostrich that are rare elsewhere in the country(Found only in the North). Dinner and the night will be spent along the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River at one of the luxurious Samburu lodges.
Further exploration of this fascinating reserve awaits you. Early morning and afternoon game drives give a chance to explore some of the world’s most spectacular and exciting terrain. Overnight and meals at the lodge.