A Samburu Safari is a unique and unforgettable experience that takes you to the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya. This semi-arid region is home to a variety of wildlife that is not commonly seen in other parts of Kenya, including the Samburu “Special Five”: the reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, beisa oryx, and gerenuk.
The Samburu National Reserve is also home to large populations of elephants, as well as lions, cheetahs, leopards, and a variety of other predators and herbivores. Birdwatchers will also find much to enjoy, with over 350 species of birds recorded in the reserve.
In addition to the wildlife, a Samburu Safari also offers the opportunity to learn about the traditional way of life of the Samburu people, a group of semi-nomadic pastoralists who have lived in the region for centuries. Many safari operators offer cultural visits to local Samburu villages, where you can see traditional Samburu dances, learn about their customs and way of life, and even purchase handmade crafts.
Whether you’re a wildlife enthusiast, a birdwatcher, or simply looking for a unique and off-the-beaten-path safari experience, a Samburu Safari is sure to be an adventure you’ll never forget.