Overview

Samburu Simba Lodge is a 4-star safari lodge in the Buffalo Springs National Reserve which is adjacent to Samburu National Reserve. The lodge overlooks the Ewaso Nyiro River and from the lodge, one can spot wild animals such as elephants.

Accommodation

Samburu Simba Lodge has a total of 70 rooms which are housed in 18 cottages. The rooms are tastefully furnished with the decor drawing inspiration from the local Samburu culture. There are lounge chairs in the rooms as well as reading desks. En-suite bathrooms are standard as well as mosquito nets and overhead fans. One can spot animals from the terraces of the rooms which overlook the Ewaso Nyiro River.

Dining and Other Amenities

The lodge has a restaurant and also has a poolside bar. Bush dinners and breakfasts are also offered. There is also a massage parlor and a gift shop at the lodge. Spending time at the swimming pool while watching wild animals at a distance is a nice way to relax. Samburu Simba Lodge has three conference rooms to cater to corporate clients.

Activities

The main activity is going on game drives.

Samburu Simba Lodge Rates

Low Season: 1st April 2020 – 30th June 2020

2 Pax (Sat – Sun): KES 29,650/-

2 Pax (Mon – Fri): KES 31,600/-

4 Pax (Sat – Sun): KES 20,650/-

4 Pax (Mon – Fri): KES 22,600/-

6 Pax (Sat – Sun): KES 17,650/-

6 Pax (Mon – Fri): KES 19,600/-

8 Pax (Sat – Sun): KES 16,150/-

8 Pax (Mon – Fri): KES 18,100/-

Child Policy: 0 -2.99 years FREE & 3 – 12.99 years KES 6,500/-

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Above quote includes:

  • Transport in a luxurious 8 seater safari minivan
  • 2 nights’ accommodation on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver/tour guide
  • Unlimited game drives

Above quote excludes:

  • Drinks and tips for waiters, porters and drivers
  • Park entry fees – Citizens (Adult Kshs.1,000, Kid Kshs.500), Residents (Adult Kshs.1030, Kid Kshs.515)

Note: East African Resident Rates – in Kenya Shillings (KES)

Itinerary – 3 DAYS SAMBURU SAFARI

Day 1: Nairobi – Samburu

Pick up from Nairobi, after a short safari debrief, you will drive north of Nairobi passing through the Equator and the majestic Mount Kenya en route to the open savannah of Samburu Game Reserve. Arrive in time for lunch; check-in at your camp/lodge. After lunch, you will have some time to relax before you go for an evening game drive. Come back to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Samburu

Today you will spend the full day spent exploring the park. The highlights of the Samburu Game Reserve are the spectacular scenic beauty, rivers, and forests. It is an area where the local people have a rich and colorful heritage. The reserves have numerous permanent springs and a wealth of wildlife which includes leopard, hippo, elephant, lion, reticulated giraffe, Grevy zebra, and crocodile in the Ewaso Nyiro river. Over 365 species of birds have been identified in the reserve.

Day 3: Samburu – Nairobi

After an early breakfast and morning game drive, depart to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon. This is where your safari will end.

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