African Splendours Safari

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 4×4 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 4×4 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.
  • Porini Rhino Camp also includes visits to Baraka the Black Rhino & Ol Pejeta’s Information Centre and the Chimpanzee Sanctuary
  • Optional activities at Ol Pejeta include: The Endangered Species Boma (to see the World’s last 3 remaining Northern White Rhino), Lion Tracking, Riding with Rhinos and Junior Rangers.

 

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 4×4 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 drive through Ol Kinyei and Naboisho Conservancies, game-viewing as you go, and on to Olare Motorogi Conservancy arriving at Porini Lion Camp for lunch. Afternoon game drive in the exclusive Olare Motorogi Conservancy, away from the minibuses and tourist vehicles seen in the reserve, 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 Porini Lion Camp.

Day 11

A full day spent on a game drive in the famous Masai Mara Reserve with a picnic lunch in the park and then return to Porini Lion Camp in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Porini Lion Camp.

Day 12

Another day to explore the exclusive Olare Motorogi Conservancy with morning and afternoon game drives. Sundowner and night game drive. Dinner and overnight 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 SPLENDOURS SAFARI, 12 NIGHTS FLYING PACKAGE (NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK– NAIROBI, SELENKAY CONSERVANCY – AMBOSELI, OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY – LAIKIPIA, OL KINYEI CONSERVANCY – MASAI MARA & OLARE MOTOROGI CONSERVANCY – MASAI MARA): PRICES IN US$ NETT [MINIMUM 2 PAX]

Prices include: Pick up JKI Airport and transfer to Nairobi Tented Camp in Nairobi National Park for check in and lunch. Afternoon game drive then dinner and overnight, staying for 2 nights on full board safari package basis. After breakfast, check out and transfer to Wilson Airport where you will board schedule flight to Selenkay Airstrip, met and transferred to Porini Amboseli Camp for 3 nights on all inclusive basis with daily Selenkay Conservancy fees and one day Amboseli National Park entrance fee plus Maasai village visit, 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 on all inclusive basis with daily Ol Pejeta Conservancy fees and visit to Chimpanzee Sanctuary, afterwards check out and fly to Ol Seki Airstrip, met and transferred to Porini Mara Camp for 2 nights with daily Ol Kinyei & Naboisho Conservancy fees, then afterwards check out and game drive enroute via Naboisho Conservancy and into Olare Motorogi Conservancy to arrive at Porini Lion Camp for 3 nights with daily Olare Motorogi Conservancy fees and one day Masai Mara Game Reserve entrance fee. The last day fly back to Wilson Airport.

Prices exclude: International flights, travel insurance, visa fees, tips & gratuities and any items of a personal nature.

 

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER ADULT SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE PER CHILD SHARING, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT PORINI LION CAMP PER ADULT SHARING
01-Apr-18 15-Apr-18 5795 USD 1400 USD 3965 USD 430 USD
16-Apr-18 31-May-18 CLOSED
01-Jun-18 30-Jun-18 5795 USD 1400 USD 3965 USD 430 USD
01-Jul-18 30-Sep-18 8470 USD 1425 USD 5610 USD 695 USD
01-Oct-18 31-Oct-18 7460 USD 1400 USD 5015 USD 605 USD
01-Nov-18 19-Dec-18 5795 USD 1400 USD 3965 USD 430 USD
20-Dec-18 02-Jan-19 8720 USD 1450 USD 5760 USD 730 USD
03-Jan-19 31-Mar-19 6835 USD 1450 USD 4630 USD 585 USD
01-Apr-19 15-Apr-19 5955 USD 1450 USD 4050 USD 450 USD
16-Apr-19 31-May-19 CLOSED
01-Jun-19 30-Jun-19 6080 USD 1450 USD 4175 USD 450 USD
01-Jul-19 30-Sep-19 8770 USD 1480 USD 5780 USD 730 USD
01-Oct-19 31-Oct-19 6835 USD 1450 USD 4630 USD 585 USD
01-Nov-19 19-Dec-19 5955 USD 1450 USD 4050 USD 450 USD

Child rates applicable for 08 – 12 year olds:

  • 1 child sharing with 2 adults, child pays child package price above while the 2 adults pay per adult sharing rate.
  • 1 child sharing with 1 adult, child pays child package price above while the 1 adult pays single adult rate.
  • 2 or 3 children sharing in own tent, each child pays 75% of per adult rate. Child under 8 years not recommended.

Exclusive vehicle use at Porini Camps:

Sole use of the open sided 4×4 safari vehicle during game drive US$ 375 per vehicle per day.

Christmas & new year supplement at Nairobi Tented Camp & Porini Camps:

On 24, 25, 26, 31 Dec  & 01 Jan is US$ 40 per person per night.

Late afternoon departure at Porini Camps:

Late departure after 10h00 US$ 150 per person minimum 2 pax (includes lunch, soft drinks and activities before departure in the late afternoon).

Flight supplement:

Charter flight: Every year from 20th December to 31st March & from 01st July to 31st October we offer daily charter flights with minimum 2 pax between Nairobi, Wilson Airport and Amboseli, Selenkay Airstrip which is very close to Porini Amboseli Camp & Selenkay Adventure Camp. The supplement will be the same as if using schedule flight as provided above. The charter flight is only 35 minutes departing Nairobi, Wilson Airport at 08h00 and arriving Amboseli, Selenkay Airstrip at 08h35. (Camp’s vehicle transfer to Porini Amboseli Camp or Selenkay Adventure Camp for free). The fare will be the same as if using schedule flight fare upto Selenkay Airstrip however if clients fly to or from Amboseli Airstrip within the dates specified above then there is a supplement of US$ 50 per person one way for pick up or drop off.

Mombasa: For flying from Masai Mara to Diani/Ukunda/Moi Airport instead of flying to Nairobi US$ 430 per adult & US$ 285 per child 08 – 11 years (one way flight). Includes late departure charge & mandatory US$80 park fee.

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