Ashnil Samburu Camp is found in the Samburu National Reserve
of northern Kenya, conjoined with the smaller but no less
attractive Buffalo Springs and Shaba Reserve, lies 320
kilometers from Nairobi at an altitude of 857 meters above sea
level. Ashnil Samburu Camp is 12 kilometers from Ngare Mara Gate
and about 5 hours drive from Nairobi.
Ashnil Samburu Camp features 24 tents, which are widely
spaced along the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River, surrounded by
doum palms and acacia trees. The main guest area, also shaded by
a canopy of acacia trees, offers a comfortable reception and
lounge, a spacious dining room, atmospheric bar and a broad
deck, which offers unparalleled game-viewing across the wide
reaches of the Uwaso Nyiro River. The
Samburu region is the best place to find several endemic
northern species, including gerenuk, the reticulated giraffe and
Ashnil Samburu camp offers accommodation in 24 tents, located
on either side of the main buildings and looking out over the
river. Each tent features its own private terrace, a king sized
bed, attractively presented in local wildwood, a dressing area,
sitting area and bathroom (hot and cold running water, shower
and flushed WC). Disabled access is provided.
The Ashnil Samburu Camp offers a restaurant, bar and a
verandah deck overlooking the river. Leisure facilities include
an outdoor pool, guided nature walks and massage.
By day there are guided walks, and to relax there is a
massage tent and sundowners are offered at night. Game drives in
to Shaba and Samburu game reserves can be arranged, tour to
local Samburu villages.