Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp is set in the Kenyan semi-arid north, Samburu Intrepid is a lush oasis on the banks of the great Ewaso Nyiro River in Samburu National Reserve. The tented luxury camp is a delight to be in-deliciously cooled by the river breeze and the forest. The camp sits on a raised decks overlooking the brown river where the elephants sometimes make an appearance or the crocodiles come out to lounge by the river’s banks.
The main lodge is built in a grove of trees, and thus trunks and branches reach through the expanses of wooden decking. There is an open sided leafy dining room and smaller bar area where slide shows are presented each evening, set back from the river is a pretty pool area, perfect for the heat of the day.
Accommodation of Samburu Intrepids.
Samburu Intrepid offers 28 modern and newly refurbished tents with a private view over the wildlife-rich banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Each tent sits on a raised deck overlooking the brown river where the elephants sometimes make an appearance or the crocodiles come out to lounge by the river’s banks. Most of the tents are under shady trees and look toward the river although the view is obscured by the trees. Each tent has four-posted bed, en suite bathroom and deck with comfortable chairs.
The spacious tents at Samburu Intrepid Tented Camp come with a 4-poster bed with a mosquito net, each has mahogany furniture and wooden floors. All have a modern, private bathroom with a double vanity and a flush toilet
Activities done in Samburu Intrepid.
There are many activities that are available and done by the tourists from the lodge during their Kenya safari. In an area of the rich game, the main focus is game drives, bush breakfasts and dinner under the stars romantic sundowners overlooking the plains, Visiting to neighboring Samburu communities, bird walks with experienced ornithologists, overnight fly-camping on sacred Mt.Ololokwe, visits to local dances and traditional ceremonies, Heritage’s famous Adventures’ Club for kids and Young Rangers’ Club for intrepid teenagers, however short walks and camel treks to local villages can also be arranged. In the evenings a number of the educational slide shows are put on for those interested in the Samburu National Reserve, Guests can join guided bush walks in the morning.
Amenities and facilities of Samburu Intrepids.
Samburu Intrepids features an outdoor pool, a restaurant, a bar/lounge, which opens onto a river-facing terrace. Afternoon tea is also available. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free Wi-Fi in public areas, free self-parking, and a free airport shuttle. Other amenities that Samburu Intrepids provides includes a lazy river, a business center, and a meeting room. Relaxing massage treatments can be scheduled, and there is a playground for younger guests.
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’ valuable, Camp bookshop and guests’ reference library, Souvenir boutique and safari wear center.
Services at Samburu Intrepids.
Telephone/mobile, email and postal services, Boiled water and insect repellent in tents, Foreign currency exchange at reception, single-day laundry and valet services, Flex body therapy for half-or one-hour, Early morning calls with tea or coffee, Chilled towels and drinks upon check-in.
How to get to Samburu Intrepids.
Samburu Intrepids can be accessed by both air and road transport from Nairobi to the lodge.
By Road transport.
Samburu intrepids is 345 kilometers and a six-hour drive from Nairobi through the scenic settler towns of Nanyuki and Timau.
By Air transport.
The all-weather Samburu airstrip is an hour’s and 20 minutes’ drive away, the airstrip, which is located on the Buffalo Springs National reserve is serviced twice daily by both the safari link and Air Kenya from the Wilson Airport in Nairobi.