3 Days, 2 Nights Samburu National Reserve Road Safari

3 Days, 2 Nights Samburu National Reserve Road Safari

3 Days Samburu Safari from Nairobi

3 Days Samburu Safari –Exemplary road safari from Nairobi to Samburu game reserve. The reserve is famous for its unique wildlife – the special five namely Gerenuk, Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy’s Zebra, Somali Ostrich and Beisa Oryx. But it’s not only about the special five, there are plenty of other wildlife including Striped Hyena, Leopard, Lion, Civet cat and jackal.

Also, With the inclusion of Shaba and Buffalo Springs reserves to your Samburu experience, then there is so much to feast on, since each reserve is unique in scenic terrain, wildlife and rewarding bird watching. Experience this 3 days Samburu Game Reserve Safari in private 4×4 Jeep.

Start from Nairobi return to Nairobi 3-Day Safari

3 Days Samburu Safari Itinerary

Day 1. Nairobi – Samburu game reserve

Meet and greet with your safari driver. You’ll have a short trip briefing before your departure. Depart from Nairobi at 0700 hrs and drive north of Nairobi covering a distance of approximately 310 km .

But it’s not just going to be a non-stop journey. There is so much to see on our way. You’ll be brought through Tea, Coffee & pineapple plantations. Central province in Kenya makes part of Kenya’s food production zone and you’ll make stop hear to learn more about production and processes of this cash crops.

And this is not all. Ahead of us is Nanyuki town and just beyond it, we’ll make another stop to admire Mt.Kenya – Africa’s 2nd highest mountain.  Thereafter proceed via the Equator crossing and on with our scenic drive to Samburu game reserve.

Embark on your first game drive en route to your lodge or tented camp for check in and Lunch. Another game drive will be provided in the evening before dinner and overnight.

Day 2. Samburu game reserve

Since so much is anticipated to be experience on this day, We’ll have early breakfast then leave for our extensive wildlife viewing. here’s so much variety of wildlife and landscape awaiting you on this short 3-day adventure

This shall be a full day of unlimited wildlife viewing. Possible sightings include unique wildlife species like Oryx, Gerenuk, Somali Ostrich, Gravy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe and other wild animals peculiar to this semi-arid region.

Your game drives will be along the Ewaso Nyiro river where most of the wild animals are found. And the exploration of the neighboring reserves will be a great compliment to our Samburu experience. We’ll also be looking for Lions, Elephants, wild dogs, Hyena, Ostrich and many more. The reserve is rich in bird-life and stunning volcanic terrain. All meals and overnight in the same lodge or tented camp.

Day 3. Samburu – Nairobi

This is our last day of our 3 Days Samburu safari. After breakfast we’ll check-out and add one more game drive to our list. We’ll be on the look for what we may not have seen during our safari.

Good bye does not come easy without trying for more wildlife sightings to our checklist. Wildlife viewing is Magical and this is what we can say!  We’ll make our way out of the reserve and drive back to Nairobi. Lunch en-route.Arrive in Nairobi Late in the afternoon.

End of your exciting 3 days Samburu road Safari from Nairobi.

Samburu Game Reserve Safari Seasons

Tour/Safari Seasons

  • Low season : April to end of June
  • Peak season: July to October
  • High season: November to March

The prices given below are classified based on:-

  1. The level of accommodation
  2. Season/period of the year
  3. The number of people sharing in a vehicle
Category of Lodges / Tented Camps
High Level Lodges | Tented Camps
Standard Level Lodges | Tented Camps
Mid range | Economy Lodges | Camp

3 Days Samburu Game Reserve Safari Prices


Cost per person sharing in a safari Vehicle No.of Pax Low Season High Season Peak Season
High Level Accomodation 2 pax $ 620 $ 720 $ 825
4 pax $ 485 $ 580 $ 685
6 pax $ 430 $ 520 $ 640
Standard Level Accommodation 2 pax $ 615 $ 645 $ 700
4 pax $ 490 $ 520 $ 560
6 pax $ 445 $ 475 $ 520
Mid Level Accommodation 2 pax $ 565 $ 605 $ 620
4 pax $ 440 $ 470 $ 485
6 pax $ 392 $ 430 $ 440

Festive season supplement Dates:-
  • Easter Holiday – Good Friday to the night of Easter Monday
  • Christmas – 24th,25th,26th Dec.
  • New Year – 31st Dec & 1st Jan

Safari Pricing Chart

Price will include

  • Transport by custom safari Land Cruiser with open roof
  • Rewarding game drives
  • Mineral water while on safari
  • Unlimited and most rewarding game drives
  • All government Levies,
  • park entry fees for both parks
  • Accommodation and meals (full board basis) based on option chosen
  • Pick and drop from your hotel or airport

Price will include

  • soft and alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and other gratitude
  • costs to visit local villages [ optional at usd.20]
  • any customized safari services eg flights, night game drives, balloon safaris or others.
  • Things of personal nature
  • Children between 3 to 11 years pay 50% of adult price
  • Children occupying own room pay 75% of adult rate
  • Single room supplement will apply in all categories except on safaris taken during the low season.
  • This 3-days Nairobi Samburu Kenya Safari package experience can be shared via our face book profile .
  • We will provide the pick up time at the time of this safari confirmation.
  • Any other information you feel worthwhile knowing regarding this safari will be provided immediately on request.


Pick up from your Residence, Nairobi city hotel, Nairobi international airport and proceed on this unforgettable 3 day Nairobi to Samburu Kenya Safari.

Embark on this 3 days Samburu game reserve Safari in an easy and enjoyable road drive. Samburu is one of Kenya popular safari destination which is less crowded and full of wonders.

Meet some of Africa’s most fascinating peoples, and journey through a country filled with striking and dramatic scenery.

In Samburu national reserve, you’ll find abundant wildlife as the reserve features plenty of the big cats and countless elephants. Neighboring Shaba and Buffalo Springs offer a dramatic options of scenic terrain – from riverine forests to old lava flows to marshes and springs.

There’s so much variety of wildlife and landscape awaiting you on this short 3 days Samburu Safari, so immerse  yourself a treat.

And there are other exciting safari packages originating from Diani beach. You can opt to end your holiday Kenya safari by coming to Diani beach for surfing and unwinding.

3 days Samburu national reserve safari by road

Discover the land of Samburu and encounter unique wildlife you’ll not find anywhere else in East Africa.

The most notable and sought after are known as the Samburu Special Five – Somali ostrich, grevy’s zebra, gerenuk, reticulated giraffe and beisa oryx.

Did you know that other common wild animals are also found here ? Namely grant’s gazelles, impalas, waterbucks, dik diks, olive baboons, elephants, warthogs, hippos and many others.

During this 2 nights Samburu road safari game viewing you may also see predators which include lions, cheetahs, crocodiles, wild dog, leopards, to name a few.

During your 3 days Samburu game reserve safari exploration and in conjunction with the neighboring Shaba and Buffalo springs, bird watching will be widely featured.

You will be amazed by the density of bird life found in this region. Commonly seen include  sun birds, bee-eaters, kingfishers, woodpeckers, horn-bills and many other avi-fauna including birds of prey .

This are palm-nut vulture, verreaux’s eagle-owl, Egyptian vulture, lappet-faced vulture and others.

The surreal geologic features and the exquisite wildlife presence together with the existence of Ewaso Nyiro river makes Samburu a special safari destionation in Kenya.

Samburu 3-day road Safari traveler independence

Your 3 days Samburu safari tour will be offered in a comfortable 4×4 safari Jeep with an open roof top for viewing and photography.

It’s going to be a private safari which means that you will not be joined to other travelers whose interests & intends may differ from your during game drives.

Through out your 3 days Samburu road safari duration you will be hosted and guided by your own experienced multilingual driver | guide.

3 Days Samburu Safari Accommodation

Enjoy this Samburu 3-day road Safari in comfortable well located lodges and boutique camps. They range from rugged mid-range [Economy], Standard to High level [Luxury] lodges and tented camps.

Rates provided also vary according to category, seasons [period of the year the safari tour is to be undertaken] and the number of people sharing in a vehicle.

Samburu road Safari Inclusions & Exclusions

Your 3 days road Safari shall include accommodation, transport, Mineral water while on drive, Park entry fees, Meals, pickup and drop-off at your convenient location.

Exclusions are Drink, gratitude to your driver, costs to visit local villages {optional at extra usd.20}, personal insurance, any other thing of personal nature.

3 Days Samburu Safari Essentials

Before you embark on your Samburu national reserve Safari, make sure that you have your cameras, Binocular & your safari wish list book at hand.

Enjoy the fan filled exercise of wildlife viewing during your 3 Days road Safari to Samburu national reserve.

Spare some time off your busy game drive schedule to visit one of the nearby Samburu village [ extra cost]. Samburu culture is one of the most adorable in Africa because of their fascinating lifestyle.

Availability & Who to participate

Nairobi Samburu Kenya safari can be undertaken by all age groups. Its one of our Kenya safari tours available through out the year like many of our related safaris. Samburu Safari tour inquiries will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Safari tour flexibility in Booking

Book  this 3 days Samburu road safari with flexibility – choose your own travel dates & pick up point. You are at liberty to change the safari tour date should conditions necessitate to do so. Also, you can pick other packages originating from Mombasa.

You can also amend your safari and pick another Kenya Nairobi safari package as an alternative program with additional costs.

Did you know that you can customize this Samburu road Safari? To avoid another overland drive back to Nairobi, you can opt to book a one way flight back.

You can also book an onward flight to other safari destinations in Kenya at affordable costs.

Contact us for any further information regarding this exciting excellently rated 3 days Tour package to Samburu national reserve from Nairobi by road.

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