Samburu guest house is a 2 star budget accommodation found in Maralal town along Nyahururu- maralal road opposite maralal police station close to Kenya wildlife services and Samburu national park Kenya region. The guesthouse is situated northwest of Koindogo overlooking the spectacular views all around the guesthouse. You can be the lodge by road transport which takes approximately 5-6 hours’ drive from Nairobi to guesthouse and an hour flight from Nairobi to the close Samburu airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the airstrip. The guesthouse is convenient and business friendly to luxury tourists, travellers who want to explore the park with its beautiful view of the surrounding areas.
Samburu Guest house consists of over 5 comfortable and spacious en suite rooms overlooking the serene environment reflect the local building style with grass thatched roofs and comfort. Rooms are well furnished with private en –suite facilities of Clean flushing toilets , separate showers , mosquito nets, wooden chairs and tables , complementary bottled water , solar energy, free toiletries to mention but a few.
Rooms have balconies, roof top terraces and sitting areas, you relax while enjoying the stunning view over the beautiful gardens wildlife especially crocodiles adventure and surrounding areas. Rooms are equipped with excellent and comfortable clean beddings with king and queen sized bed to thrill while on Kenya Safaris Tour. There is campfire pit 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. Rooms are in different sizes with single beds for individuals, double beds twin and triple/ family tents and rooms cost 200$ per night and above ( note that high season rate is different to low season rate)
Samburu guesthouse offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant that serves delicious type of meals both local and international meals that meets guests appetite. You can have meals in any place of your choice either in the siting area or Bush especially bush diners overlooking the stars in the sky and bush breakfast as you enjoy the morning sunrise. They offer buffet breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner served by well trained, welcoming and friendly staff.
A well- stocked bar with shared lounge with comfortable seats offering variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers , you relax on sundeck while overlooking the spectacular view of Samburu wilderness and beautiful gardens .
Services; Free parking space available, Laundry and house -keeping services available, designated smoking areas.
Internet WIFI available at the camp that will keep you connected, it also enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends etc.
Recreational activities to do while at the camp include; game viewing in the park that gives a you a chance to spot wide range of animals , nature walks in the local villages 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.