Saruni Samburu

Saruni Safari Lodge Samburu is perched on the top of the Kalama mountains with an all-round view of Northern Kenya all the way to snow-covered Mount Kenya. Saruni Safari Lodge Samburu that is built on the pristine land owned by the Kalama Wildlife Conservancy in 240,000 acres-large Gir Gir Group Ranch, it is only seven kilometers - and 20 minutes of exciting game drive - away from the Northern border of Samburu National Reserve, a celebrated elephant sanctuary.

Kalama Wildlife Conservancy lies in an area of 95,000 hectares of GirGir Group Ranch in Samburu land, west of Archer's Post. With a population of only 2,000, the main livelihood in the area is livestock, mostly camels and goats. Centered on a core conservation area of 3,150 hectares, Kalama Wildlife Conservancy represents a crucial migratory corridor between northern and southern conservation areas of this spectacular region of Kenya. Large herds of elephants cross Kalama Wildlife Conservancy in their migratory routes between the different conservancies that are under the NRT umbrella. Kalama members have coexisted with the Samburu National Reserve for over 40 years, sharing revenues and wildlife.

Northern Kenya is one of Africa's last true wilderness areas. The absence of fences makes it one of the few places left that allows for the free movement of wildlife across a vast area. A red landscape dominated by acacia-grassland mosaic, with dramatic dry upland/montane forests rising from its plains, it is home to a wide diversity of species.

Overview

The Rooms

Saruni Safari Lodge Samburu offers just four accommodation blocks: 2 cottages (1 en suite bedroom, dressing room and private seating/dining area). 2 family cottages(2 en suite bedrooms, 1 double and 1 twin, dressing rooms and private seating area)

Food & Drink

Saruni Samburu lodge prides itself on the quality of its cuisine. Meals are traditionally served in the spacious dining room, on the terrace or in the bush.

Drinks can be taken at the bar, on the terrace or in the bush. Soft drinks, beer, house wines and non-luxury spirits are included in the room rates. Champagne, special wines and luxury spirits are additional.

General Facilities

Saruni Samburu lodge welcomes children and family groups. All rooms can fit one extra bed, to accommodate children under the age of 16yrs only.

Saruni Safari Lodge Samburu offers a swimming pool overlooking several waterhole's where the wildlife comes to drink. Saruni Safari Lodge Samburu also features an area for massage and beauty treatments called Samburu Well being Space.

Saruni Safari Lodge Samburu has its own private airstrip near the Kalama Wildlife Conservancy headquarters, but it is also easily served by schedule airlines that land at nearby Buffalo Springs airstrip.

Recreational Facilities

  • Bush Meals
  • Sundowners
  • Cultural Visits
  • Guided Bush Walks
  • Day & Night Game Drives
  • 'Warrior for a Week ', Programme
  • Samburu Well being Space (Massage and Spa Treatments)
  • Drawing Safaris, led by a Professional Artist (3 Drawing Safari itineraries available)
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