Samburu & Buffalo Springs N.P. Travel GuideEdit This The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and see
To get there, go through Embu and Meru to Isiolo, or go around the northern side of Mt. Kenya, through Nanyuki to Isiolo. The reserves are just a few km north of Isiolo.
If you choose to stay in Buffalo Springs, there are 4 public camp sites near the Gare Mara gate. They’re not completely safe, however, so pack up you belongings and take them with you on game drives. The only lodge is Buffalo Springs Tented Lodge (# (0165) 2234) in the north eastern part of the reserve. In the high season tents and cottages cost US$ 120/160 for singles/doubles with full board. In the low season prices drop to US$ 50/90.
In Samburu, there are public camp sites near the Samburu Lodge, and two special camp sites further west. There are four expensive lodges in the reserved. Samburu Lodge (# (02) 540780) has singles/doubles with half board for US$ 100/153. In low season rates are US$ 39/78. Also try the Samburu Intrepids Club (# (02) 335208) which runs US$ 121/183 for singles/doubles with full board.