- Lodge type; Safari Lodge
- Location; Kalama Conservancy
- Lodge size; 4 Private House
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
Saruni Samburu is perched on the top of the Kalama mountains with an all-round view of Northen Kenya all the way to snow-covered Mount Kenya, Saruni Samburu is a design lodge that is introducing a fresh concept to a well-known safari destination.
This Samburu Safari Lodge is built on the pristine land owned by the Kalama Wildlife Conservancy in 240,000 acres-large Gir Gir Group Ranch, only seven kilometers and 20 minutes of exciting game drives in the Samburu National Reserve, a celebrated elephant sanctuary.
There are four houses (two of them are large family villas with two separate bedrooms each and two spectacular bahrooms).
At Saruni Samburu Safari Lodge the belief in the importance of good, healthy and tasty meals. The cuisine has a strong Italian flavour, they also love to experiment with the great ingredients that are found in Kenya, especially fish and vegetables.
The lodge can easily accommodate vegetarians and guests who have special requests.
A large swimming pool with dramatic view over Samburuland, a waterhole that attract elephant, reticulated giraffe, zebra, oryx and all the species that make Kalama so special.
Game drives inside Samburu National Reserve and Buffalo Springs National Reserve, but many acivities take place in Kalama, a well-kept secret of Kenya's North. The recent introducion of water means that Kalama is becoming an important actraction to all the Samburu wildlife.
Activities include night and morning game drive in Kalama Conservancy, visits to the caves where in the past the Samburu have painted and carved rock art during meat-eating feasts, professionally-led game walks, bush dinners and star gazing.
The traditions and semi-nomadic heritage of the local Samburu people are an important part of the experience. Led by professional Samburu guides, guests enjoy a new dimension of this rightfully popular region: the feeling of exclusivity, of having an incredibly large area totally to their own, and a high level of comfort and tailor-made service.
Considered one of the most professional and inspiring 'beauty centres' in Kenya, the Samburu Wellbeing Space at Saruni Samburu has been designed by Kenyan designer Mark Glen.
It's an isolated house with awe-inspiring views over the conservancy and a totally open front. The new techniques combine sophisticated methods developed at Centro Benessere Stresa with ancient Samburu wisdom and knowledge.
- Day & Night Game Drives
- Guided Bush Walks
- Cultural Visits
- Bush Meals
- Drawing Safaris
- Swimming Pool
Rates on Request
Rates form part of Kenya Safari itinerary
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season
- Full board
- Limited laundry service
- Soft drinks, house wines, beers & select non-luxury spirits
- Shared day & night game drives in 4x4 vehicles
- Guided bush walks
- Bush meals, sundowner & picnic excursions
- One complimentary Back & Neck massage (30 min.) per room per stay
- VAT & taxes
- Conservation fees (indicated above)
- Exclusive use of vehicle
- Premium drinks (champagne, luxury spirits and special wines)
- Additional Wellbeing Space treatments
- Gratuities to staff & guides and anything of a personal nature
- Temporary flying Doctors cover
- Entry fees to cultural visits
- Any payable extra activities
- All statutory increases beyond our control