The construction of The Isiolo-Marsabit road has made it easier and quite comfortable to make a trip to Isiolo, which is where the Buffalo Springs national reserve is located.
Driving into the Buffalo Springs national reserve at night, 6 kilometers into the lodge, one will be smitten by the reflecting eyes of the present wildlife. The experience at the lodge is one of a kind; one can enjoy dinner while nature plays the evening trumpets. You will be advantaged to receive panoramic views if you’re lucky enough to put up in a raised facility. It is absolutely fascinating to catch a glimpse of elephants from your room.
Named after an oasis of clear waters, the Buffalo Springs national reserve sits on 131 square kilometers of land with an altitude of between 800 meters and 1000 meters above sea level. Unlike most reserves Game watching here can be done even after than 8:00 a.m. Unique features of the reserve include the Ewaso Nyiro River and natural springs. On your game drive you will be able to spot elephants, oryx, giraffes, lions, zebras, Somali ostriches and the secretary bird.
The Reserve is ideal for visiting all year round regardless of bing in a county that experiences prolonged dry rainy seasons. The reserve is surrounded by springs that boost surrounding vegetation, hence sustaining the wildlife here.