Where to Stay in Samburu
The most popular destination in Samburu is Samburu National Reserve. It is one of Kenya’s famous parks too. Things to do at Samburu National Reserve and its environs include game viewing, guided walks, bird watching, cultural visits and horse riding.
To explore the expansive rugged plains of the reserve, the riverine forests with giant doum palms and the villages around the reserve, stay close to this attraction.
Samburu Lodges come in all types and designs. There are luxury resorts, intimate tented camps and hotels too. Resorts and camps worth checking out include
This property sits on the banks of Ewaso Nyiro River, which is the lifeline of Samburu County. It is a luxury tented camp with 20 spacious units facing the river. The tents sit on raised decks to offer uninterrupted view of the reserve. The interior is elegantly furnished with en-suite facilities and large beds. This is a family friendly resort.
Stay in Moroccan styled rooms overlooking the rolling plains of Samburu. Saasab Camp has nine rooms. Each unit is luxurious, spacious and furnished with a private plunge pool. Newlyweds will love the peace and tranquility as well as the surreal beauty of the location. Individuals and families too should prepare for an unforgettable experience.
Located on a hill, Samburu Sopa Lodge offers a sweeping view of the reserve. It has 15 cottages; each cottage has two bedrooms. The cottages and general use areas surround a natural watering hole that draws wildlife from the plains.
This luxury tented camp is built on the banks of Ewaso Nyiro River, in Buffalo Springs Game Reserve. It has 30 luxury tents with double, triple and twin beds. Each luxury tent faces the spectacular forest along the shores of Ewaso Nyiro River so you can see wildlife activity day and night.
The five hour drive from Nairobi ends when you pull into the African themed lodge in Samburu National Reserve. This lodge has spacious rooms with tiled floors and en-suite bathroom facilities. There are 21 units and 1 family house.
This camp has the ultimate under the canvas experience complete with wildlife roaming outside the tent at odd hours of day and night. Just as the name suggest, it is actually a luxury camp situated on the path of elephants roaming the banks of Ewaso Nyiro River. Do not mind if they pass by the camp to say hi. It is part of the wild life!