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Samburu Intrepids Lodge

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.

ACCESS

Samburu Intrepids is 345 kilometres and a six-hour drive from Nairobi via the scenic settler towns of Nanyuki and Timau.

Accommodation

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. Relax in the breezy thatched dining area overlooking the river or unwind in the lounge and bar with nightly talks and slide shows. Samburu Intrepids Lodge has a freeform 'oasis' swimming pool and a sunbathing garden.

WHY SAMBURU INTREPIDS

:: Newly renovated tents, with four-poster king size beds
:: Cultural immersions in pristine ways of neighbouring Samburu tribesmen
:: Clear Equatorial night skies for astronomy
:: Picturesque mountainous landscape
:: The best kids clubs in the region for cultural and wildlife edutainment

FACILITIES

:: Luxurious modern tents with secluded verandas
:: Riverfront dining deck and open-air lounge area
:: Freeform swimming pool with sunbathing terrace
:: Conference room with television and wildlife videos
:: Custom-built four-wheel-drive safari vehicles
:: Reliable 240-volt generator electricity supply
:: Safety deposit boxes for all guests’ valuables
:: Camp bookshop and guests’ reference library
:: Souvenir boutique and Safariwear Centre.

WILDLIFE

Samburu is home to the Samburu tribe and many species of wildlife not found in other parts of East Africa.

Grevy's zebra, Reticulated Giraffe, Beisa Oryx, long necked Gerenuk along with cheetah, Elephant, Monkeys and numerous birds are just a few of the species Samburu is famous for. The life-giving Uaso Nyiro river flows through the reserve providing a lush oasis where elephants and other wildlife come to drink.

ACTIVITIES

:: Camel and walking safaris outside the reserve
:: Bush breakfasts and dinners under the stars
:: Romantic sundowners overlooking the plains
:: Visits to neighbouring Samburu communities
:: Bird walks with experienced ornithologists
:: Lectures and slideshows on culture and wildlife

HOTELS & LODGES IN SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

Note: Click on the links for more details.

:: Samburu Sopa Lodge
:: Samburu Simba Lodge
:: Samburu Intrepids Lodge
:: Samburu Elephant Bedroom Camp
:: Ashnil Samburu Camp
:: Larsens Camp
:: Samburu Game Lodge
:: Sasaab