Samburu & Shaba
Lying on the edge of northern Kenya's arid savannahs, the Samburu Reserve is one of Kenya's wildest reserves in true colonial style. Three separate reserves, Samburu, Buffalo Springs and Shaba, protect an expansive wilderness of mountains, plains, savannah, and scrub desert. The perfect opportunity to enjoy the Kenyan wilderness away from the crowds.
- Walking safaris led by Samburu warriors
- Visit the incredible, community-owned Reteti Elephant Sanctuary
- Watch elephants drinking and washing at Uaso Nyiro River
- Uncover fascinating ancient rock art
- Known for its untouched and remote natural beauty
- Home to the Northern 5, including the Somali ostrich and gerenuk
- 4WD Safari
- Guided Walking Safari
- Night Drive
- Rhino Tracking
- Helicopter Flights
- Quad Biking
- Cultural Experience
Samburu & Shaba Map
Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Samburu & Shaba
TRIPS TO INSPIRE
From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favourites.
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HOW TO BOOK
At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.
Call us or enquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.
Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke African itinerary.
We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.
Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!
We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
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