Samburu National Reserve

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The Samburu National Reserve is one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the region.

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Samburu National Reserve

Samburu National Park is one of the most beautiful and timeless natural spaces in the world, a real jewel that Kenya has for us human beings. You will love it!

In the territory of the Samburu National Reserve you can take part in breathtaking excursions to see elephants, reticulated giraffes, lions, hippos and other wild animals: be prepared to meet felines such as the leopard and the cheetah, who usually spend most of the day, especially in the hottest hours , under the fresh foliage of a tree or perched on a branch like birds to have a freshly hunted meal away from hungry intruders.

The Reserve is known worldwide for the vast variety of its animal species: here you can see leopards, buffaloes, elephants, lions, zebras, reticulated giraffes, dik dik, impala and many others.

With over 350 species of birds, the avifauna presents a wide range of colorful birds including the kite, the kingfisher, marabou, goshawks, hornbills, kites; as well as Somali ostriches, juggling hawks, grandules, vultures, martial eagles and many others.

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Samburu National Reserve

After enjoying what unspoiled nature offers us in this magnificent place, all that remains is to visit the Samburu villages. Here it is possible to spend moments of daily life with the homonymous tribe from which the reserve takes its name. Get ready to get in touch with a world of long lost culture and traditions that will make you experience unforgettable and unrepeatable emotions.

The Samburu Reserve has also been a center of interest for conservationists and researchers: in the 1950s a couple of conservationists, George and Joy Adamson, looked after and adopted as a child, a lioness cub orphaned during a safari. The two took care of the animal from the first weeks of life and once she grew up Elsa was reinserted, thanks to the hard work of Joy and her husband, in its natural habitat.

Their story echoed internationally and was made famous by the autobiographical novel “Born Free”, which became a best-seller and was later followed by the film of the same name.

When to visit Samburu National Reserve

We suggest you visit this destination between July-October and December-March.

Which Safari to choose to admire the Samburu National Reserve?

Choose one of these safaris if you want to visit this beautiful destination or find out how to customize your safari by contacting the Enjoycollectionsafari team

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