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The Porini Equator Safari is a 4 to 6 night safari combining two of Kenya's finest wildlife areas the Amboseli National Park and Ol Pejeta Conservancy:

  • Amboseli, the best place in Kenya to see elephants at close range and wonderful views of Kilimanjaro.
  • Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the largest rhino conservancy in East Africa in a vast tract of wilderness within the Laikipia area, overlooking snow-capped Mount Kenya. Elephant, rhino, lion and leopard all present.

Accommodation is first at Porini Amboseli Camp in the Selenkay Conservancy, then Porini Rhino Camp in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The Safari Camps are small and exclusive and run on the same environmentally sound principles. All camps are specially designed to have minimum impact with no permanent structures.

Porini Equator Safari Highlights:

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  • Transfer between Amboseli and Nanyuki by scheduled air service.
  • Game drives from the camps in shared 4x4 safari vehicles (not vans) with excellent guides. (Private vehicles available at a supplement).
  • Walks with Maasai warriors, visit an authentic Maasai village, opportunity for night game drives, camps located in 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 and tonic, beer, sodas, mineral water), shared game drives, walks, night drives and sundowners are included in the price.

Porini Equator Safari-Locations visited

Amboseli National Park

Ol Pejeta Conservancy

 Special Offers - book by 20 December 2015!

Prices shown below have been reduced to include the current "Save 25% Special Offer" (stay 2 or more nights at Porini Safari Camps between 1 Nov 2015 - 15 Apr 2016 and save 25% on the nightly rate of the 2nd and subsequent nights) and the "No Single Supplement at Porini Camps" (for stays 1 Nov - 19 Dec 2015 & 3 Jan to 30 Jun 2016). These savings are applicable to new bookings confirmed between 28 Nov - 20 Dec 2015.

This represents a saving of up to $320 per person (sharing) and $740 per single tent!


2 Nights Porini Amboseli Camp - 2 Nights Porini Rhino Camp (optional extra nights)

Day 1

Pickup from Nairobi at 9am and transfer by safari minibus to Porini Amboseli Camp (a 5 hour journey of 128 miles), arriving at camp before lunch. (NB optional flight upgrade available at a supplement). Following afternoon tea, you will be escorted on a walk by Maasai warriors to a village to get an insight into their fascinating culture and way of life. Then take a game drive in the conservancy followed by a sundowner at a scenic spot overlooking Kilimanjaro. Night game drive and return to camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 2

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 to look for nocturnal animals such as aardvarks, serval cats, caracals, bat-eared foxes, African wild cats, and other species. Return to camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 3

Early breakfast and then drive through Amboseli park to the airstrip for the 9am Safarilink 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 to look for rhino with your driver-guide in the camp's 4x4 safari vehicle. Return to Porini Rhino Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 4

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

Day 5

Depart Porini Rhino Camp and transfer to the airstrip for the 12.25h flight back to Nairobi's Wilson Airport (arrives 13.20h).



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Prices include: Pick up in Nairobi then shared road transfer to Amboseli, 2 nights in Porini Amboseli Camp with daily Selenkay Conservancy fees and one day Amboseli National Park entrance fee, Maasai village visit then afterwards check out and fly to Wilson Airport where you will connect to another schedule flight to Nanyuki Airstrip, met and transferred to Porini Rhino Camp for 2 nights with daily Ol Pejeta Conservancy fees and visit to Chimpanzee Sanctuary, both camps are based on full board basis including soft drinks, beer, house wine, gin & tonic, mineral water, return conservancy airstrip transfers, day & night shared game drives in open sided 4x4 safari vehicle with qualified guide, sundowners, walks with Maasai warriors, then last day fly back to Wilson Airport.

Special Offers

Please Note: Prices shown below have been reduced to include the current "Save 25% Special Offer" (stay 2 or more nights at Porini Safari Camps between 1 Nov 2015 - 15 Apr 2016 and save 25% on the nightly rate of the 2nd and subsequent nights) and the "No Single Supplement at Porini Camps" (for stays 1 Nov - 19 Dec 2015 & 3 Jan to 30 Jun 2016). These savings are applicable to new bookings confirmed between 28 Nov - 20 Dec 2015. 

This represents a saving of up to $320 per person (sharing) and $740 per single tent!



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01-Nov-1519-Dec-151875 USDnil1110 USD280 USD
20-Dec-1502-Jan-162880 USD520 USD1885 USD475 USD
03-Jan-1631-Mar-162215 USDnil1480 USD335 USD
01-Apr-1615-Apr-161930 USDnil1295 USD280 USD
01-Jun-1630-Jun-162115 USDnil1405 USD375 USD
01-Jul-1630-Sep-163100 USD520 USD2015 USD610 USD
01-Oct-1631-Oct-162840 USD520 USD1855 USD545 USD
01-Nov-1619-Dec-162115 USD520 USD1405 USD375 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

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If you wish to discuss your requirements with one of our expert safari consultants please call on:

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 Activities in Ol Pejeta


Meet Baraka the Black Rhino

Baraka was one of the first rhinos born on the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. After losing an eye to an infection following a fight he unfortunately developed a cataract in the other eye and subsequently became completely blind. With a low chance of survival on his own, Baraka was moved from the wild to a 100 acre enclosure in order to ensure his safety.

Baraka is now an ambassador for his species – and a popular attraction at Ol Pejeta. There is a feeding platform from which visitors can get up close to view and feed him, an experience not to be missed. Baraka receives visitors daily from 9.30am to 6.00pm, with feeding times three times per day.

The cost of the visit to Baraka and the Information Center is already included within the Conservancy Fee.


The Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Formed in 1993 as a joint alliance between The Jane Goodall Institute and Kenyan Wildlife Services this sanctuary was established as a refuge for orphaned and confiscated chimpanzees and is the only place in Kenya where non-indigenous chimpanzees can be seen.

The Sanctuary provides a permanent refuge in as natural environment as possible – the 40 or so chimpanzees are protected on an island and access to see them is by boat.

NB  Porini Rhino Camp guests gain priority access to the Sanctuary from 9am (before guests of other camps arrive from 10am).

The cost of a visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary is already included within the Conservancy fee.


Ol Pejeta Endangered Species Boma

The Endangered Species Boma is a must-see for any trip to Ol Pejeta. Here visitors can meet and learn about the Northern White Rhinos which are critically endangered with only four left in the world. Three of them are here and visitors can have the unique experience of seeing these majestic creatures up close. The boma also has six southern white rhinos, two black rhinos and numerous Grevy’s zebras and Jackson’s hartebeest.

Visitors are limited and only two vehicles per day have access – so pre-booking is recommended. 

Price: US $20 per person (for 2 or more people) / US $40 for 1 person. Funds raised go towards the care of the four Northern White Rhinos.


Lion Tracking

Take this unique opportunity to head out on Ol Pejeta Conservancy to track the lion population. It is a great way to support the conservation project and to learn more about these fascinating animals. All of the information gathered is passed on to the Ol Pejeta Ecological Monitoring Department. Guests remain in the vehicle at all times. Tracking excursions depart daily between 06:30h - 09:30h and 15:30h – 18:30h.

Price: US $20 per person (for 2 or more people) / US $40 for 1 person.  Funds raised support the project.

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