SAMBURU INTREPIDS TENTED CAMP-SAMBURU NATIONAL PARK
Samburu intrepids tented camp is a mid range accommodation (3 star) found on the banks of uwaso Nyiro River in the Kenyan semi arid North in Samburu National Park. The camp is located in the wilderness area on a raised deck overlooking the river where elephants sometimes make an appearance and crocodiles come out to lounge by the river bank. One can be at the lodge by road transport which takes approximately 5-6 hours drive from Nairobi to the park and air transport it takes an hour flying from Nairobi to the close samburu airstrip then an hour drive from airstrip to the camp.
Samburu Intrepids tented camp consists of 28 spacious and comfortable refurbished tents overlooking the river which reflects the local building style with grass thatched roofs with modern comfort . Tents are wel decorated and furnished with private en –suite facilities of Clean flushing toilets , hot and cold showers , mosquito nets, flat screen TVS, magogany closet wooden chairs and tables , shavers complementary bottled water , solar energy etc., Tents have private wooden balconies and sitting areas ,you relax while enjoying the stunning view over the River Ewaso Nyiro , wildlife especially crocodiles on the river bank and elephants camp and surrounding areas.. Tents are equipped with excellent and comfortable clean beddings with queen sized bed . There are fire places/campfires at the camp where guests sit and relax as they share experienced about the safari and it also provides warmth to visitors during nights at the lodges. Tents are in different categories and sizes depending single, double , twin and triple/ family tents and rooms cost 300$ per night and above ( note that high season rate is different to low season rate)
Samburu intrepids tented camp offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant that serves delicious type of meals both local and international meals that meets guests appetite ; continental breakfast , picnic lunch and different courses of dinner in the main building served by well trained staff ,they also serve Bush dinners, Breakfast as you enjoy the morning sunrise , Bush lunches and bush diners , A well stocked bar with variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers , you relax on sundeck while overlooking the spectacular view of Samburu wilderness , river ewaso Nyiro , wild beast especially elephants , Free parking space available, Laundry services available , WIFI available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends etc. , Excellent and comfortable beddings, Craft shop available at the lodge with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials , Recreational areas available at the camp , game viewing ,board games many others.
Samburu national park is among the less known parks and smallest park found in the northern part near Ewaso Ng’iro river in Kenya in Samburu country .The park occupies the total area of 165square kilometers and 345 km from Nairobi. Samburu country is found in the former rift valley of Kenya. The park is the home of various animals over 200 mammals like; Giraffes, Buffaloes , Elephants , Big cats, leopards, lions , zebras Warthogs , olive baboons etc and 390 species of birds which include; Sun birds , bee –eaters , sunbirds, Tawny Eagles , Grey headed kingfisher , Yellow-billed hornbill and many more birds. There are more accommodations to stay in while in samburu national park; budget, Mid range (moderate) and luxury accommodations which are friendly and affordable to visitors visiting the park. Samburu are sub tribe of the masaai , they are Nilotic people of North –central Kenya. They are semi-nomadic pastoralists with herds of cattle , goat, sheep and camel. There are different activities to do while in Samburu national park include; Game drive ,you spot various animals in the park and around the lodge like; lion , elephants , Buffaloes and many others, bird watching since the park has many different bird species, cultural experience from the local samburu tribe like Traditional dance and food, Nature walks in the park , Big cat tracking , mountain biking and climbing , Camel back safaris and many more activities. Samburu saruni lodge is a convenient and affordable place for Guests visiting samburu national park while on your Kenya Safari