African Splendours Safari

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A 12 night tour to Kenya’s best wildlife areas staying in small safari camps for an exclusive and personal wilderness experience away from the crowds.
 

This high quality itinerary includes flights to camps, day and night game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles and bush walks with Maasai guides for the ultimate African adventure.

Flexible departures (any day).

 

In Summary:

 

Wildlife and Safari Highlights:

Flights between areas to get you straight to the wildlife without spending hours travelling between the parks over rough roads.

Game drives from the camps in shared 4x4 safari vehicles (not vans) with professional guides. (Private vehicles available at a supplement).

Walks with Maasai warriors, visit to authentic Maasai village, opportunity for night game drives, exclusive wilderness areas with no tourist minibuses.

An authentic safari experience staying in small exclusive camps with spacious guest tents, comfortably furnished with private bathrooms, solar lights and located in attractive unspoilt natural settings.

At the camps all meals, drinks (wine, gin & tonic, beer, sodas, mineral water), game drives, walks, night drives and sundowners are included in the price.

 

The Porini Safari Camps are small and exclusive and run on the same environmentally sound principles - working closely with the local communities. All camps are specially designed to have minimum impact with no permanent structures.

 Itinerary

2 Nights Nairobi Tented Camp - 3 Nights Porini Amboseli Camp - 2 Nights Porini Rhino Camp - 2 nights Porini Mara Camp - 3 Nights Porini Lion Camp (optional extra nights)

Day 1

Pick up from Nairobi airport (or central Nairobi) and transfer to Nairobi Tented Camp for 2 nights. This offers a superb alternative to staying in a hotel in the busy city centre. The camp is located in the heart of Nairobi National Park and it is the first accommodation of any sort to be allowed in this unique safari destination. There isn't anywhere else in the world like it: a wilderness escape where you can savour the feeling of being in the wilds of Africa in the heart of thick forest but right on the doorstep of the city of Nairobi. Includes morning and afternoon game drives, lunch, dinner and drinks.

Day 2

Breakfast at camp. Enjoy a morning game drive or visit the renowned Elephant Orphanage to view the young elephants and learn more about these wonderful creatures. Lunch at camp. In the afternoon head out on a game drive in search of some of Africa’s iconic animals. Return to camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 3

Early breakfast then transfer to Nairobi’s Wilson (domestic) airport for the morning flight to Selenkay / Amboseli. Met at the airstrip and transfer to Porini Amboseli Camp for 3 nights. Take a game drive or walk, returning to camp for lunch. Later go out on an afternoon game drive to further explore the Selenkay Conservancy. All the big cats have been seen in the Conservancy as well as elephants and a wide range of species including large numbers of giraffes, zebra, and antelopes. There are also less common animals to be seen such as the long-necked gerenuk gazelle, lesser kudu and African wildcat. Enjoy a sundowner at a scenic spot overlooking Kilimanjaro then continue with a night game drive and return to camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 4

After an early breakfast spend the morning on a game drive in the Selenkay Conservancy and an escorted nature walk with Maasai guides, returning to camp for lunch. In the afternoon you will visit a nearby Maasai Village where you will get to know more about the way of life of the Maasai people before having a night game drive with a spotlight to seek out the nocturnal animals such as aardvarks, serval cats, caracals, bat-eared foxes, African wild cats, and other species. Head back to camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 5

Awake to the noisy calls of the birds. After an early breakfast, we drive through the bush on our private track into Amboseli National Park, for a full morning of game viewing. Following a picnic lunch in the park, we return to camp later in the afternoon. In the evening you will go on a game drive in Selenkay Conservancy, stopping for a sundowner at a scenic viewpoint, followed by a night game drive. Return to camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 6

Early breakfast and then drive through the Conservancy to the airstrip for the flight to Wilson, connecting onto the 10.20h flight to Nanyuki (arriving at 11.30h). You will be met at the airstrip and transferred to Porini Rhino Camp, located in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, in the foothills of Mount Kenya. Lunch and afternoon tea in camp and then head off on a game drive with your driver-guide in the camp's 4x4 safari vehicle. Return to Porini Rhino Camp for dinner and overnight.

* Note re flight from Wilson to Amboseli / Selenkay: from 20 Dec to 31 Mar & 1 Jul to 31 Oct we have a daily direct charter flight from Nairobi's Wilson Airport into the Selenkay Airstrip (and back). The airstrip is close to Porini Amboseli Camp. In other months we use the Safarilink daily scheduled flights into Amboseli National Park with a one hour transfer to Porini Amboseli Camp.

Day 7

Full day in Ol Pejeta with game drives and walking activities from camp. Dinner and overnight at Porini Rhino Camp.

Day 8

Depart Porini Rhino Camp and fly from Nanyuki on the 09.45 Safarilink flight to Mara arriving at 11.00. You will be met and transferred to Porini Mara Camp, arriving for lunch. In the afternoon you will have a game drive with a sundowner at a scenic spot followed by a night game drive with spotlights to search for nocturnal animals, including the elusive leopards which are resident in Ol Kinyei Conservancy, before heading back to camp for dinner. Overnight at Porni Mara Camp.

Day 9

Awake to the natural sounds of the Mara's birdlife. Leave camp soon after dawn to explore the Ol Kinyei Conservancy on the lookout for elephants, buffalo, giraffe, plains game and the big cats. Breakfast. Later return to camp for lunch. Afternoon game drive, followed by a sundowner and night game drive on the way back to camp. Dinner and overnight at Porini Mara Camp.

Day 10

Morning walk in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy. After breakfast leave camp and spend the day game-viewing in the famous Masai Mara Reserve with a picnic lunch in the park and then moving on to Porini Lion Camp arriving in the late afternoon. Later in the evening have a sundowner in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy and night drive then dinner and overnight at Porini Lion Camp.

Day 11

Morning and afternoon game drives in the exclusive Olare Motorogi Conservancy, away from the minibuses and tourist vehicles seen in the park, and with an excellent chance of sighting lions, cheetahs and leopards all of which are found in the conservancy. Sundowner and night game drive. Dinner and overnight at Porini Lion Camp.

Day 12

Another day with morning and afternoon game drives in the exclusive Olare Motorogi Conservancy. Sundowner and night game drive. Dinner and overnight at Porini Lion Camp.

Day 13

Early morning game drive in the conservancy returning for breakfast. Mid-morning transfer to the airstrip for the 11am flight back to Nairobi’s Wilson airport (arriving 12.15h). Transfer to the international airport or a Nairobi hotel (hotel not included but can be added at a supplement).

 

Extra Nights can be added at any camp. Alternatively, extend your stay by flying to the Kenya Coast or the Spice Island of Zanzibar to relax on the pure white beaches of the Indian Ocean.

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AFRICAN SPLENDOUR SAFARI (12 NIGHTS / 13 DAYS): Prices are Per Person

Price Includes: Pick up at Nairobi's JKIA International Airport and transfer (may be shared) to Nairobi Tented Camp for 2 nights (Fully Inclusive of meals, beer, wine, soft drinks, mineral water, gin & tonics, game activities and park fees), transfer to Wilson, fly to Selenkay or Amboseli, transfer for 3 nights in Porini Amboseli Camp (Fully Inclusive of meals, beer, wine, soft drinks, mineral water, gin & tonics, game drives, sundowners, daily Selenkay Conservancy fees, one day Amboseli National Park entrance fee, Maasai village visit), transfer to airstrip, fly to Wilson Airport and connect onto flight to Nanyuki Airstrip, met and transferred to Porini Rhino Camp for 2 nights (Fully Inclusive of meals, beer, wine, soft drinks, mineral water, gin & tonics, game drives, sundowners, daily Conservancy fees and visit to Chimpanzee Sanctuary). Fly directly to Masai Mara and transfer to Porini Mara Camp for 2 nights (Fully Inclusive of meals, beer, wine, soft drinks, mineral water, gin & tonics, day and night game drives, guided walks, sundowners and Conservancy fees). Visit Masai Mara National Reserve then transfer to Porini Lion Camp for 3 nights (Fully Inclusive of meals, beer, wine, soft drinks, mineral water, gin & tonics, day and night game drives, guided walks, sundowners and Conservancy fees). Transfer to airstrip and fly back to Nairobi. Transfer to the international airport or a hotel (hotel not included but can be added at a supplement).

Please select your currency:
DATES FROMDATES TOPER ADULT SHARING, 12 NT PACKAGESINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGEPER CHILD SHARING, PACKAGEEXTRA NIGHT AT PORINI LION CAMP PER ADULT SHARING
01-Jul-1430-Sep-147525 USD1500 USD4695 USD630 USD
01-Oct-1431-Oct-146860 USD1470 USD4280 USD575 USD
01-Nov-1419-Dec-145510 USD1470 USD3470 USD425 USD
20-Dec-1402-Jan-158355 USD1470 USD5185 USD690 USD
03-Jan-1531-Mar-156610 USD1470 USD4150 USD555 USD
01-Apr-1515-Apr-155895 USD1470 USD3720 USD430 USD
16-Apr-1531-May-15CLOSED
01-Jun-1530-Jun-155895 USD1470 USD3720 USD430 USD
01-Jul-1530-Sep-158160 USD1500 USD5100 USD660 USD
01-Oct-1531-Oct-157470 USD1470 USD4670 USD605 USD
01-Nov-1519-Dec-155895 USD1470 USD3720 USD430 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

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