Samburu Intrepids Camp is a beautiful middle range safari camp situation on the north banks of Uaso Ng'iro River, west of Samburu national reserve; the camp is well set to overlook the River and the green open plains of Samburu, it is well designed to provide comfort and relaxation while watching wildlife. The rooms are spacious, well furnished with beautiful African style furniture and modern bathrooms. The evenings at Intrepids are full of entertainment and joyful tiles at the camp fire area.
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Samburu Intrepids is a simple styled camp located along Uaso Nyiro river; The lodge is owned and run by Heritage hotels limited and it’s well surrounded by beautiful landscapes, wildlife and natural forest that blend nicely with the camp to give a feeling of nature.
Accommodation is 28 spacious tents that are nicely raised on decks and under shady trees, The rooms are nicely decorated with wooden floors, African inspired furniture and artifacts; each tent have a lounge/veranda, a comfortable king/queen/twin size bed, a mosquito net, a writing desk, a bathroom, a dressing area and a safe.
Meals at Samburu Intrepids are prepared from locally fresh organic products and spices, the menu combines African and western cuisines with additional fun dishes for kids. The meals are served at the dining area or at your private veranda or on a private nicely set candle lite table along the river (on request).
Additional hotel facilities at Intrepids include a swimming pool, a restaurant/dinning area, a bar and lounge area with Wi-Fi connection, a family room, a library, a gift shop, sunbathing garden, miles of wilderness to explore, a river that attracts animals close to the lodge, a camp fire area, a beauty and health Spa. Additional services include airstrip transfer, laundry and baby-sitting services.
Activities at Samburu Intrepids include guided day and evening game drives, nature walks along the river, cultural tour to the Samburu villages, star gazing activities, camel riding tours, swimming, sun-downers dinners, campfire entertainment, bird watching and bush dinning.
The best and easiest way to get to Samburu Intrepids Camp is via scheduled flights to Oryx Samburu airstrip then a road transfer to the camp or chartered flight to Buffalo Spring airstrip then drive to the Camp. By road, its approximately 5½ hours’ drive from Nairobi.
Intrepids camp is located in northern parts of Kenya , the region is said to be semi desert; the weather is hot all year round with day temperatures getting up to 33°C and cool nights of about 17°C , the short rains are in March/April and November/December.
Other attractions near Samburu Intrepids Camp would include going on a safari to the neighboring Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Buffalo Springs National Reserves and Shaba national park; Mountain climbing at Mount Kenya and mount Lololokwe, Visit the Chimpanzees refugee center at Ol Pajeta and other private conservancies in the region.
Samburu Intrepids Camp is located in the middle of a very remote area; there are no modern shops or market places nearby; so it’s advised to buy all your essential items in major towns before traveling to Intrepids Camp. The closest big town is Nanyuki, its 2½ hours’ drive from the Lodge.
Camps and lodges with similar settings and standard to Samburu Intrepids Camp include Larsen’s Camp, Elephant Bedroom Camp, Ashnil Samburu Camp; all in Samburu. Lewa Safari Camp, El Karama Ranch, Porini Ol Pajeta, Solio Lodge and Loisaba Kiboko Starbeds; all in Laikipia.