Samburu National Reserve camping trip 12th -14 December 2019

Grevy Zebra

Samburu National Reserve is situated 350 kilometers North of Nairobi in Samburu County. It is one of the two areas in which conservationists George & Joy Adamson raised Elsa: the Lioness made famous in the bestselling book and award winning movie Born Free. The reserve is also the home of Kamunyak, a lioness famous for adopting oryx calves.

In the middle of the reserve, the Ewaso Ng’iro river flows through doum palm groves which provides water to the game in this arid region.

During the trip, we shall explore the reserves inspiring landscape look out for some of the big five, Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Somali Ostrich, Grevy’s Zebra, Besia Oryx, and much more. Birdlife is prolific with over 450 species of birds recorded.


Day 1 - Nairobi – Samburu ; Meet at NMK- outside Fisheries Department Gate at 7:15 am and depart at 7:30 am for Samburu. We shall have a stopover at enroute for Lunch

Day 2 - Samburu National Reserve -Early morning game drive and head back to the camp for a Brunch at 11:00 am.  You shall have an option of visiting a nearby lodge for refreshment /swimming or relaxing at the camp. At 3:00 pm we will start the afternoon game drive and head back to the camp at 6:30 pm for dinner.

Day 3 – Samburu –Nairobi -Breakfast will be served at 8:00 am; we shall enjoy game drive on our way out of the reserve and a stopover for Lunch enroute to Nairobi. We expect to be back at the National Museums of Kenya latest by 4:00 pm

Trip Cost: Ksh 12, 500/-

Cost includes:

  • Meals
  • Drinking  water
  • Guide fee
  • Transport in a Safari vehicle
  • Camping equipment


  • Gate fees
  • Camping fee
  • Swimming cost

What to carry

  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Snacks
  • Flash lights
  • Swimming costume
  • Sleeping bag or Blanket & bed sheet

Payment /payment deadline

You can pay for the trip by cash at Nature Kenya Office, by M-pesa  (Pay bill) to business number 100300 account Samburu Trip  latest by  5th  December  2019

Gate fee

  • Adult nonresident -USD70
  • Adult resident-1000
  • Adult citizen-500

Camping fee

  • Adult nonresident -USD 30
  • Adult resident-500
  • Adult citizen -500