Samburu Riverside camp


Samburu Riverside camp is located inside the Samburu National Reserve on the Ewaso Nyiro River, its 19 km from Archers Post, Marti Lgirgir plateau is 15 km away from the camp, the camp offers a garden as well as the natural environment with very little interference to the bush and its inhabitants. Samburu Riverside camp is a home to birds, mongoose, vervet monkeys, tortoises, elephants and among others. It is a mid- range accommodation (3 star), the camp has attractive an interesting shaped view of the hills, park elephant and the surrounding areas, while travelling to the camp you can either use the air or the road transport which takes you about 2-3 hours’ drive from Nairobi to the camp and 45- 50 minutes’ flight from Nairobi to Isiolo airstrip then 5 minutes’ drive from airstrip to the camp. The Camp in Samburu, you will be on the river walk, just a 1-minute walk from the Buffalo Springs National Reserve and 6 minutes by foot from the Nyiro Bridge, this campground is 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the Koitigor Hill and 5.3mi (8.5 km) from Samburu National Reserve.

Samburu Riverside camp provides the great facilities and services to the guests during their camping in the Samburu Riverside camp, from the accommodation up the last point as below;


Samburu Riverside camp offers 8 very private tents, each with outside seating area, double beds, and comfortable beddings, private showers and the toilets. Also requests for the triples or four people sharing, full board rates include accommodation, three home- cooked meals each day, and the early morning tea and coffee served either at the tent or in the dining area. Half board rates include breakfast and dinner.

Samburu Riverside camp
Samburu Riverside camp


The camp restaurant serves delicious type of meals both local and international meals that meets the guests’ appetite, the breakfast in the garden, lunch and the different courses of dinner in the main building served by the well trained personal also Bush dinners are served. As you enjoy the breakfast in the morning sunrise, bush lunches are also served.

Well stocked bar.

The camp has a variety of the drinks that are served during your camping. The local, cocktail, wines, spirits and the local and international beers as you relax while overlooking the amazing and great views of Samburu shrub land and while viewing elephants and the distant hills. The Samburu Riverside camp provides the free parking space, laundry services, housekeeping, convenient airport transfer, wheelchair friendly, 24 reception desk, only ash is accepted here, free Wi-Fi available at the camp that enables the guests to keep in touch with their families, friends.

The camp offers various and enjoyable activities to the guests who visits the camp for their mind set that is to take away their stresses and as well to give them the great memories in their lives, the activities are as follow,

Birding Tours.

Samburu Riverside offers high quality birding tours in Kenya with the best spotting sites to view various species of the birds forexample like the Ewaso Nyiro, the camp contributes to the conservation of the local birds and the wildlife. This helps the guests who are bird lovers to exploit the various bird species during their time spent at the camp. Various bird species can be identified like the Sun birds, bee- eaters, Tawny Eagles, Grey headed kingfisher and many more birds which can be identified.

Samburu Riverside camp
Samburu Riverside camp

Cultural tours.

During your visit in Samburu Riverside camp you can associate with the Samburu tribe of people by carrying out the village visits to the Samburu and associating with them, also you can enjoy the traditional music and dance around a campfire of the Samburu this makes you to keep the memories of the Samburu National Reserve.

Game Drives.

These are done around the camp area and in the Samburu National Reserve as you adventure the wildlife in the comfort of 4×4 land cruises as your viewing various animal species like the Beisa Oryx, Somali ostrich, Grevy zebras, Reticulated giraffe, Gerenuk, lion, elephants, leopards and among more animal species which gives you classic safari feeling.

The Samburu Riverside camp provides other various activities to the guests apart from those stated above, other activies done include hiking, nature walks, Big cat tracking, mountain biking and climbing, camel back safaris which are done in Samburu National Reserve.

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