Travel Blogs from Samburu National Reserve, Kenya

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Heading out on Safari, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Heading out on Safari

A travel blog entry by skisinco

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... Safaris local office for a debriefing as to what to expect and our itinerary. We then headed out for our 1st destination, Samburu National Reserve. We stopped at a check point and our van was swarmed by local tribe members trying to seel their wares. One ...

Samburu National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Samburu National Reserve

A travel blog entry by skisinco

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... . We were back at the lodge by 8:30am for breakfast and enjoyed it down by the river. They had a member of the Samburu tribe shooing away the monkeys and playing a flute type instrument. We then walked around the lodge grounds taking pictures and enjoyed ...

Samburu National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Samburu National Reserve

A travel blog entry by izzie

Samburu National Reserve ...

13/07/09, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

13/07/09

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

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... 't get excited they only stock hard liquor and cigs. So we entered the plane and had a nice hour long ride over northern Kenya. We landed late morning and went straight on our first game drive before going into camp for lunch and an afternoon rest. Camp ...

14/07/09, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

14/07/09

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

We got up this morning to the sound of good morning, good morning, good morning, good morning, good morning, and then I think the guy just walked in, turned on the light and told us tea was ready. To our defence it was 0530 am, not a soul should be awake ...

SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE, SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE, Kenya travel blog

SAMBURU NATIONAL RESERVE

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

... well, had starlit nights except when it rained and I had some rain dripping into my tent.  Visited a village of the Samburu and Turkana tribes.  Different houses and different body decorations and tattooing. It takes one woman 3 to 4 weeks to ...

Talk To The Animals, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Talk To The Animals

A travel blog entry by boydandrose

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... Lodge just after 8 AM and traveled 190 km. (118 mi.) north across the equator to Serena Samburu Lodge just outside the Samburu National Reserve.  The trip took 5 hours and our elevation changed from over 2,195 m. (7,200 ft.) to just under 853 m. ...

Samburu, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Samburu

A travel blog entry by ramrtw

No ...

Samburu National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Samburu National Reserve

A travel blog entry by bradandsandi

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We spent Valentine's Day weekend at Samburu National Reserve. The group was just Desmond, Liselotta, Brad, and Sandi. We camped here, which was a change from our luxury Masa Hippo Lodge. It was a permanent campground with a tented picnic/eating area, pit ...

Going on a Lion hunt!, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Going on a Lion hunt!

A travel blog entry by cankiwi

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... woman from Arizona.  We left in our Safari van and headed out of Nairobi in the Monday morning traffic toward Samburu. Around Mount Kenya the landscape becme drier until it became quite desert conditions and then we arrived at the Samburu Game Park. ...

Day 4, Samburu National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Day 4, Samburu National Reserve

A travel blog entry by fergusonad

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... day in Samburu was heavenly (as our Australian friends would say).  We headed out on safari bright and early.  The Samburu Reserve is mainly an arid with lots of thorn scrub, dry river beds, craggy rocks, termite hills, green trees that the ...

Day 7, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by safariking

After breakfast, continue northwards, skirting Mt. Kenya to reach Samburu National Reserve in time for lunch. The stark beauty of this dramatic volcanic and thorn bush area on the northern frontier of Kenya is striking. Many of Samburu's animals are ...

Samburu National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Samburu National Reserve

A travel blog entry by kthagan

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... and elusive.  It was awesome to visit this area and the wildlife and geography were quite different than Amboseli.  Samburu looks like New Mexico with red colored sand and lots of scrub brush.  This made spotting animals more challenging ...

Relax, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Relax

A travel blog entry by josep7778

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... Samburu village, but we must pay 10 € each, so we decide to go straight to game drive. 3 hours going around the reserve and almost no animals, only some giraffes searching desperately for some water on the dry river bed, it's a pity. A really ...

Lions and tigers and bears ...  and more ... oh my, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Lions and tigers and bears ... and more ... oh my

A travel blog entry by spoonball

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... ; Too bad the park isn’t worth the visit. Following lunch, we board our 4x4s and headed to the airstrip to fly Air Kenya to Samburu and the Samburu Serena Safari Lodge.  The Amboseli property quickly fell to second place. The hotel and staff ...

Got Milk?, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Got Milk?

A travel blog entry by katie-jenny2011

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Darkness. A soft breeze. Easy footsteps lightly tip-toe up to our tent doors. Spoken in barely a whisper, "Jumbo…good morning. Here is your tea." My servant (Katie) handed me a cup of tea through my canopy bed. In short, the perfect way to start a ...

Samburu National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Samburu National Reserve

A travel blog entry by carlosherbane

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... moved so quickly through the sky and the colour was simply spectacular. By the time we stopped at the lodge (in Samburu National Reserve), we had spotted Thomson Gazelles, gerenuks, elephants, gravy zebra, common duicker as well as a variety of birds. We ...

Samburu & Buffalo Springs N.R, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Samburu & Buffalo Springs N.R

A travel blog entry by dmasson

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20 May 2011 Samburu & Buffalo Springs N.R All day spent in the Samburu National Reserve with morning and afternoon game drives. ...

Day 3, Samburu National Reserve, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Day 3, Samburu National Reserve

A travel blog entry by fergusonad

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... a late lunch,  checked in to our cottages, and an hour later we were off on our first safari in the Samburu National Reserve which is about 104 sq.  kilometers. Unbelievable Experience!!!!  Within 5 minutes we came across elephants, and then moments ...

Conservancy Drive and Local Visits, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Conservancy Drive and Local Visits

A travel blog entry by janemacg

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Drove round the Conservancy which is anarea outside the National Reserve. This is the area where the 7 Samburu clans live and run their livestock. There is still a lot of wildlife here but not as much as in the Reserve. On the way back we called into the ...

Samburu, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Samburu

A travel blog entry by mathias10

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Dag 2  Tidligt op og afsted. Kørte 6 timer undt om Mount Kenya til Samburu. På vejen så vi en leopard, som er en meget sjælden gæst er. Vi talt med nogen, som havde været her i 14 dage og ikke havde set nogen leopard endnu- og så så vi bare ...

Samburu, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Samburu

A travel blog entry by traveltragic

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The Ark Aberdare Country Club The Equator - views of Mt Kenya Samburu - Samburu Lodge for 2 ...

Wrong Lodge…., Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Wrong Lodge….

A travel blog entry by katie-jenny2011

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... we were up early for breakfast and checkout at 7am. We met our Safari guide, Christopher, and we headed north to Samburu National Reserve. We drove for 6hrs with a few stops along the way for breaks. As we were driving along Christopher was talking about ...

Day 8, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Day 8

A travel blog entry by safariking

Full day game driving in the Reserves of Samburu, Buffalo Springs and along the woodland shores of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Dinner and Overnight Samburu Serena (Full ...

♫I bless the rains down in Africa...♫, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

♫I bless the rains down in Africa...♫

A travel blog entry by kmo

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...  habitación y tenia que regresar para tomarlo (ella siempre esta olvidando una cosa u otra...jejeje).  El amanecer sobre la Samburu es muy preciosa... he hechos muchos game-drives en mi vida pero cada vez que hago uno es como la primera ...

Samburu, Kenya, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Samburu, Kenya

A travel blog entry by jbdsalem

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... of the 16. Hope it turns out that it is worth it. Will let you know tomorrow. Good Night! November 4, 2012 Sunday Samburu National Reserve Morning and late afternoon game drives. Following is a combo of J and K comments. We awoke at 5:45 am to prepare ...

waterfalls and leopard, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

waterfalls and leopard

A travel blog entry by josep7778

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Today is our 3rd anniversary together,a  special day... We leave Nakuru early, heading for Samburu National Reserve, with a short stop at Nyahururu to see spectacular Thomson's Waterfalls. Really nice, but not as good as the ones we saw last year in ...

The drums of Africa beat in my heart, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

The drums of Africa beat in my heart

A travel blog entry by spoonball

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... us and recited the alphabet.  They were darling.  And beautiful. Lastly, we visited their market, where they sold traditional Samburu/Maasai items which are made right in their village, so the money stays in the village.  Looking back, I ...

Mar 27, 1995, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

Mar 27, 1995

A travel blog entry by bmtravel

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A Long Drive - Giraffes, Monkeys, Trout and Game, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya travel blog

A Long Drive - Giraffes, Monkeys, Trout and Game

A travel blog entry by janemacg

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A very long day (11 hours from Nairobi to Sasaab along shocking road full of potholes) but what an amazing one. We breakfasted with 6 or 7 Rothschild giraffes leaning over our shoulders in window and doors. We lunched at a trout farm cafe with Colobus ...

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