Samburu National Reserve
Samburu National Reserve is a stunning Kenya destination listed among the best destinations to go to for a safari in Kenya, Samburu national park lies on the banks of Ewaso Ng’iro River and located in the northern region of Kenya in a desert.
Samburu national reserve is popular for being one of the locations where George and Joy Adamson raised Else the lioness and this was brought to fame in a Hollywood movie “born free”.
Samburu national reserve has a breathtaking and stunning landscape composed of rust-red terrain, sparse greenery and the landscape is crossed by Ewaso Nyiro River which flows from the Kenyan highlands. Apart from the stunning landscape dominated by acacia, doum, and fig trees, Samburu national reserve habits many wildlife species such as zebras, antelopes, beisa Oryx, elephants, reticulated giraffe, leopard, cheetahs, generuk, impalas, waterbucks, dik-dik, and many more.
To add to the great scenic landscape and wildlife, there are a variety of bird species living in the reserve, these birds include golden breasted starling, white-headed mousebird, Sulphur breasted bush shrike, blue-necked Somali ostrich, martial eagle, Egyptian vulture, vulturine guinea fowl, Kori bustard, yellow-billed hornbill, secretary bird and many more.
Samburu national reserve offers amazing safari opportunities which you will enjoy while on a Kenya safari, these activities include game drives, bird watching, guided nature walks, and cultural visit to the neighboring communities.