Fly-in safaris are perfect for visitors to Kenya who have limited time to spare, or would simply like to add on a few nights to an existing trip. Conveniently, trips depart twice a day from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport and include return flights, all transfers, meals, an English speaking driver-guide and 4x4 vehicles with a guaranteed window seat. Dates for any of these trips can be tailored to suit clients’ itinerary.
From open desert scrubland and thorn bush to evergreen riverine forest and swamps that line the Ewaso Ngiro River, the diversity of Samburu is exhilarating. The park’s wildlife is diverse and interesting regular sightings may include the graceful reticulated giraffe, elephant, Beisa oryx, gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra and a variety of predators.
Early pick from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or a city hotel and transfer to Wilson Airport for the scheduled flight to Samburu National Park, with possibly seeing sights of the spectacular Mt Kenya, Africa’s second highest mountain en route. Upon arrival, you will be met by a guide from the camp and enjoy a game drive to the camp. Following lunch, there is an afternoon game drive returning to camp as the sun sets.Overnight at a Samburu Intrepids Camp on a full board basis.
Morning and afternoon game drives in the park. Samburu is home to many uncommon species such as reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Beisa oryx and the long-necked gerenuk antelope to name just a few. There are also many lion, cheetah and leopard to spot as well as huge crocodiles in the rivers.Overnight at a Samburu Intrepids Camp on a full board basis.
Following breakfast, there will be a game drive transfer back to the airstrip for the scheduled flight to Nairobi. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to a city centre hotel where your safari ends.
This safari can also be extended with additonal nights in Samburu.
Perched on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River in the heart of Samburu, this luxurious tented camp offers modern tents with private views over the wildlife-rich riverbanks. Tents are spacious and include four-poster beds, handsome mahogany closets and writing desks and en suite bathrooms. The camp’s location deep inside the reserve, guarantees close encounters with the region’s excellent wildlife, including elephant, lion, leopard, and Samburu’s famous ‘unique five’ - the rare reticulated giraffe, long-necked gerenuk antelope, Somali ostrich, Grevy’s zebra and the majestic Beisa Oryx. Meals are served looking out over the river (or on your veranda) and the pool, bar or television room are great spots to enjoy ‘down’ time.
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