Situated on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River in the arid heart of Samburu National Reserve, Samburu Intrepids looks out over riverbanks where herds of Elephant, Buffalo and Zebra come daily to drink – together with the rarer ‘northern species’ of reticulated Giraffe, Beisa Oryx and long-necked Gerenuk Antelope.
Located 345km north of Nairobi, the journey to Samburu Intrepids Lodge involves a 50-minute flight to the Samburu airstrip followed by a 20-minute drive or a 4 and a half hour drive from Nairobi for those with more time on their hands.
Samburu Intrepids Lodge is renowned as a pioneer of luxury camping in one of the world’s last truly great wilderness areas. Samburu Intrepids Lodge will show you this dramatic wilderness, Samburu National Reserve, from a world of fascinating perspectives: through stirring early morning game drives, walking safaris with skilled Samburu guides, sedate Camel rides, and raft trips when the river is high.
Samburu Intrepids Lodge’s acclaimed Adventurers’ Club offers a uniquely educational safari for children of all ages, under the expert guidance of Kenya’s most famous Samburu guide, Tom Lesarge.
Samburu Intrepids Lodge’s room facilities include a small conference room with TV / VCR facilities, a reliable telephone, e-mail, fax and postal services. There is a professional flex body therapy for half or one-hour, a boutique with souvenirs and safari essentials.
Samburu Intrepids Lodge consists of 27 luxurious tents overlooking the riverbanks, with large 4-poster beds and classic safari furniture. Rooms have modern en-suite bathrooms with steaming showers and secluded verandahs with all-day bar service.