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Saruni Samburu Lodge

Saruni Basecamps

Saruni Samburu

Kalama Conservancy Samburu

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Experience Serenity at Saruni Samburu Safari Lodge

Nestled within the pristine Kalama Conservancy, Saruni Samburu redefines luxury safari accommodations. This exquisite lodge is not just a place to stay; it’s a gateway to an immersive wilderness experience in the heart of Samburu, Kenya.

Unique Location

Kalama Conservancy Samburu provides a secluded retreat far from the usual tourist tracks. Saruni Samburu’s unique location atop a rocky hill offers panoramic views of the untamed landscape and the teeming wildlife below.

Luxurious Accommodations

Experience the ultimate in elegance and privacy with Saruni Samburu’s deluxe villas and rooms. Each accommodation is a blend of sophisticated design and eco-friendly practices. Enjoy spacious villas with large, inviting beds, ensuite bathrooms, and private terraces or balconies that offer stunning views of the African wilderness.

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World-Class Amenities

Saruni Samburu is committed to providing an incomparable stay:

Safari Activities at Saruni Samburu

At Saruni Samburu, guests enjoy a wide range of curated safari activities designed to provide an authentic, adventurous, and unforgettable African wildlife experience. Here’s what you can expect:


Guided Safari Drives

Experience the vastness of the Samburu wilderness with morning and evening drives across the Kalama Conservancy and neighboring reserves. Led by skilled and knowledgeable guides, these drives are an excellent way to spot the Samburu Special Five: Grevy’s zebra, reticulated giraffe, beisa oryx, Somali ostrich, and gerenuk.

Walking Safaris

Immerse yourself fully in the natural beauty of the African bush with guided walking safaris. These walks offer a unique perspective of the ecosystem here, allowing you to see the smaller details and learn about the flora and fauna that make up the Samburu ecosystem.

Cultural Visits

Visit nearby Samburu villages to meet the locals and learn about their rich culture and traditions. The Samburu tribe is known for their striking traditional attire, beadwork, and dances, offering an enriching cultural exchange.

Bird Watching

With a myriad of bird species flourishing within the conservancy, bird watching here is particularly spectacular. Whether you are a seasoned ornithologist or a casual bird lover, the variety and vibrancy of bird life will captivate your attention.

Sundowner Experiences

Enjoy a classic safari tradition — the sundowner — where you sip on cocktails at a scenic spot while watching the sun dip below the horizon, painting the African sky with vibrant colors.

Wellness Treatments

After a day of adventure, relax with wellness treatments offered by Saruni Samburu’s Samburu Wellbeing Space. Enjoy massages and spa treatments that use local techniques and products, perfect for rejuvenation.

Night Drives

Explore the African bush under the cover of darkness with night drives. This unique experience offers a chance to observe nocturnal animals and their behaviors, which are rarely seen during the day.

Bush Meals and Picnic Excursions

Dine in the wild with meticulously prepared bush meals in specially selected locations. Enjoy breakfasts in the bush, romantic dinners under the stars, or delightful picnic lunches during your explorations.

Each of these activities is designed to make your stay at Saruni Samburu not just a vacation, but a profound journey into the heart of Africa.

Sustainability and Community Involvement

Saruni’s commitment to sustainability and positive community impact is profound. The lodge operates in harmony with the environment and contributes to local conservation efforts. By staying at Saruni Samburu, guests play a role in supporting these initiatives, fostering a connection that goes beyond the typical safari experience.

Indulge in opulence with our all-inclusive rates, offering a variety of accommodations to suit every need. Set against the serene backdrop of Samburu, our lodgings deliver a stay that’s as unforgettable as the landscape.

2024 Rates

SeasonPer Adult SharingChild Aged 5-16*Single Room OccupancyFamily Villa (Up to 4 Pax)

*Concierge Fee: Adult USD 116 and Child USD 58 Per Night


All Rates Include:


6 nights for 5 Special: Enjoy a combined stay at Saruni Samburu / Saruni Rhino / Saruni Mara / Saruni Wild with the sixth night on us! Valid throughout 2023; conditions apply.

Explore Similar Samburu Safari Camps & Lodges

If Saruni Samburu has piqued your interest, you might consider exploring these similar luxurious safari camps and lodges in the Samburu region. Each offers unique vantage points, sumptuous accommodation, and an immersive experience into the wild.

Sasaab Lodge

Sasaab Lodge offers a blend of Moroccan and Swahili style in the midst of the African wilderness. Located near the Buffalo Springs national reserves in Kenya’s Northern Frontier District, Sasaab offers luxurious stays with personal plunge pools, spa facilities, and exceptional game viewing opportunities. Explore Sasaab Lodge

Elephant Bedroom Camp

This boutique tented camp offers a real touch of rustic luxury right on the banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River. Elephant Bedroom Camp is known for its intimate setting and possibility to have elephants roam freely in the vicinity of the camp. The camp provides well-appointed luxury tents, each with its private plunge pool. Discover Elephant Bedroom Camp

Ashnil Samburu Camp

Nestled in Buffalo Springs Game Reserve which is part of Samburu National Reserve, Ashnil Samburu Camp features luxury tented accommodation with excellent facilities and customer service. The camp is perfect for those who desire an adventurous yet relaxing and comfortable safari experience. Visit Ashnil Samburu Camp

Ready to embark on your next adventure? Delve into our other offerings:

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Indulge in an Exclusive Samburu Safari: Dive into the heart of northern Kenya with our all-inclusive packages starting from US$3,305 per adult sharing for a 3 Nights / 4 Days journey.

Savor The Supreme Saruni Safari: A 6 nights / 7 days exploration of wildlife and culture at a starting cost of US$5,075 per adult sharing.

Engage in the Protect & Change Express Safari: Discover the impact of ecotourism over a 6 Nights / 7 Days safari across Lewa and Masai Mara, starting from US$6,120 per adult sharing.

Design your own adventure with our custom-designed journeys into the heart of the wild. Whether seeking thrills on game drives or peace under the African sky, Saruni Samburu is your gateway to an extraordinary safari.

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Discover the splendor of Saruni Samburu and create memories that will last a lifetime. It’s time for your Saruni Safari!

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Prepare for an unforgettable journey by booking a stay at Saruni Samburu. Whether for a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or a solo retreat into nature, this lodge offers a blend of adventure, relaxation, and luxury.

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Embark on a safari experience that promises not only a profound connection with nature but also comfort and luxury that makes every moment memorable at Saruni Samburu.

Guest Feedback on Saruni Samburu Lodge

Amanda from Chicago, USA

Saruni Samburu was an oasis in the desert! From the moment we landed, the staff was incredibly welcoming, ensuring every detail was perfect throughout our stay. The villas are stunning, providing privacy and magnificent views. Highlight of our trip was the guided safari drives where we got to see a rare leopard sighting up close! The commitment of Saruni Samburu to sustainability also made our stay feel even more special knowing we were supporting conservation efforts.”

David from London, UK

An experience beyond expectations. Saruni Samburu is not just a place to stay, it’s a gateway to Kenyan culture and wildlife. The meals were a delightful showcase of local cuisine with international standards. The cultural visits to Samburu villages provided an authentic peek into the local traditions. What impressed us the most was the blend of luxury and ecological sensitivity integrated into every aspect of the lodge. Absolutely recommend for anyone looking for a meaningful and luxury safari.”

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