Holaa Safari Kenya

4 Days Solio Ranch and Samburu Safari


Safari Highlights

Solio Ranch

Solio Ranch is situated in the central highlands of Kenya, near Mount Kenya.

Size: It spans over 17,500 acres of land, making it one of the largest private wildlife conservancies in Kenya.

Wildlife: Known for its diverse wildlife population, Solio Ranch is particularly famous for its successful rhinoceros conservation efforts.

Rhinoceros Conservation: Solio Ranch boasts a significant population of both black and white rhinoceros, making it a crucial sanctuary for these endangered species.

Birdlife: The ranch is also home to a wide variety of bird species, attracting birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.

Accommodation: Visitors can stay at luxurious lodges within the ranch, offering a chance to experience wildlife safaris and conservation activities.

Conservation Initiatives: Solio Ranch is actively involved in conservation efforts, including anti-poaching measures and habitat preservation.

Accessibility: It’s easily accessible from Nairobi, making it a popular destination for both local and international tourists seeking a safari experience.

Samburu National Reserve

Located in northern Kenya, Samburu is a region known for its unique wildlife and cultural heritage.

Samburu National Reserve is one of the major highlights, offering stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, and rare species like Grevy’s zebra and reticulated giraffe.

The Samburu people, a Nilotic ethnic group, inhabit the region, preserving their traditional way of life and colorful customs.

Visitors can experience authentic cultural encounters through homestays, village visits, and witnessing traditional ceremonies such as the ‘Eunoto’ (warrior graduation) and ‘Lmurran’ (circumcision ceremony).

The Ewaso Ng’iro River runs through the reserve, providing a vital water source for both wildlife and the local communities.

Samburu offers unique safari experiences, including game drives, nature walks, and birdwatching, with the chance to spot endemic species adapted to the arid environment.

Accommodation options range from luxury lodges to tented camps, offering comfort amidst the wilderness.

The region’s stunning scenery, including rugged mountains and acacia-dotted plains, provides a picturesque backdrop for wildlife viewing and photography.

Conservation efforts are underway to protect Samburu’s biodiversity and support sustainable livelihoods for local communities.

Safari Itinerary

You will be picked by our Safari driver guide from your hotel after breakfast or Nairobi Airport and drive past Kenya Highlands and the equator line to Samburu National Reserve – this remote and dramatic landscape is also home to the local Samburu people whose age-old traditions are as much a part of the land as the wildlife.Arrive in time for lunch at your pre-booked Safari accommodation for lunch. After a short rest we go out for afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight in Samburu

Wake early for breakfast then leave your accommodation for a full day Safari game drive in this enchanting location. Your days here will be spent marveling at the beauty of this breathtaking region. Picnic lunch will be had in a spot in the reserve before we continue with more game viewing. Dinner and overnight in Samburu

After an early morning breakfast we enjoy a short morning game drive in Samburu National Reserve en route to the exit. Drive to Solio Ranch arriving in time for lunch at the Rhino Watch Lodge. after noon Game drive. dinner and overnight.
Solio Ranch is a special private reserve nestled between Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Ranges. It’s defined as one of the most successful private rhino conservation reserves in Kenya, where black and white rhinos graze in harmony with other ungulates.
The area is fenced meaning that game is dense and easier to find than in a more wilderness setting. The slightly cooler climate will be an ideal break from the hotter weather in Samburu National Reserve for some.

Early morning game drive then return to the Rhino Watch camp for breakfast. After breakfast leave the ranch and drive back to Nairobi where you will arrive in the afternoon. Drop off at your hotel.

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