26 Apr

Samburu National Reserve is located in the southeastern corner of Samburu District in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya. It covers an area of 165 km² and is situated around 345 km from Nairobi. 

The reserve boasts a rich diversity of wildlife, including rare northern specialist species like the Grevy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Reticulated Giraffe, Gerenuk, and the Beisa Oryx. Additionally, the reserve is home to large predators such as Lion, Leopard, and Cheetah, with over 450 bird species recorded. 

The reserve's climatic conditions are classified as arid and semi-arid, with temperatures ranging between 18ºC and 30ºC and an annual rainfall of 354mm, peaking in November and April. The dry season, from late May to early October, attracts a large concentration of wildlife due to the availability of lush vegetation along the Ewaso Nyiro River, the main water source for the reserve and nearby communities