A 6 night, 7 day safari combining some of Africa’s best wildlife areas where you are guaranteed to see at least 4 of “The Big 5” – elephant, lion, rhino and buffalo – with an excellent chance of seeing leopard (the elusive 5th member!), as well as an abundance of other animals.

Accommodation is in luxury tented camps at Porini Amboseli Camp and Porini Mara Camp and also a two night stay in the luxurious Lion Hill Lodge.

The Kenya Explorer Safari includes game drives in Amboseli National Park, Lake Nakuru National Park and the Masai Mara, as well as walks with Maasai trackers and night game drives in the Selenkay and Ol Kinyei Conservancies. There is also the opportunity of an optional Balloon Safari with champagne breakfast.

Itinerary

6 nights / 7 days

Day 1

Depart Nairobi and drive south to Selenkay Conservation Area (a 4 hour journey of 102 miles), arriving at Porini Amboseli Camp before lunch. Afternoon tea, then 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. Return to camp for a shower, 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 picnic lunch in the park, we return to Porini Amboseli 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

Breakfast and then fly back to Wilson Airport, Nairobi arriving at 08.55h. Met on arrival and board our minibus safari vehicle and proceed by road to Lake Nakuru National Park arriving in the afternoon at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, your home for 2 nights with all meals and overnight with its splendid views across the lake. After tea you will take a game drive with the opportunity to see a broad range of animals, including lion, leopard, both rhino species, buffalo, the Rothschild’s giraffe, zebra, impala and waterbuck.

Day 4

An early morning game drive before breakfast to try to find leopard, which are frequently sighted in Lake Nakuru Park. Return to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast you will take a further drive to seek out the 2 species of African rhino found in the park, returning before lunch. The afternoon is at your leisure, perhaps relaxing by the lodge swimming pool before an evening game drive in the park, return later for dinner and overnight.

Day 5

After breakfast you will drive to Lake Naivasha for lunch at Great Rift Valley Lodge then proceed Loldia Airstrip to board schedule flight departing at 15h20 to arrive Ol Seki Airstrip at 16h00. Met and transferred to Porini Mara camp for the next 2 nights where you stay on all inclusive basis. In the evening you will take game drive to explore the area around the camp and to seek out the wildlife for which the Mara is famous.

Day 6

*Optional Balloon Safari and Champange Breakfast.

A full day in the Mara with picnic lunch, when you can expect to find lions as well as many of the other species found there, including leopard, cheetah, hyena, elephant, rhino, topi, eland, wildebeest, zebra, hippo and buffalo. All meals and overnight at Porini Mara Camp.

Day 7

Transfer to the airstrip late morning for the 11h00 flight back to Nairobi, arriving around 12h15.

 

Special Offers

Free Airport Arrival Transfers in Nairobi

For all guests booking 6 or more nights staying at the Porini Camps we provide a free airport transfer on arrival in Nairobi to any hotel in Nairobi booked by us, or to Wilson airport.

Free Night in Nairobi and Free Airport Transfer

For all guests booking 8 or more nights staying at the Porini Camps  we provide a FREE NIGHT including breakfast in Nairobi plus a free arrival transfer from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

For your free night in Nairobi you can choose between a night at the Eka Hotel or the Weston Hotel (on Bed & Breakfast basis), or stay at Nairobi Tented Camp in Nairobi National Park on Bed & Breakfast basis (excluding $78 park entry fee). For stays at Nairobi Tented Camp our special discounted Half Board safari package at $120 can be added as a pre-booked option to include a free game drive and dinner and free drinks.


Please Note: special offers are subject to availability and may be changed or withdrawn at any time.

Prices

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KENYA EXPLORER SAFARI, 6 NIGHTS (SELENKAY CONSERVANCY- AMBOSELI, SAROVA LION HILL- LAKE NAKURU & OL KINYEI CONSERVANCY – MASAI MARA): PRICES IN US$ [MINIMUM 2 PAX]

Prices include:Pick up in Nairobi then 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 be met by a driver guide in a 06 seater minivan safari vehicle and drive to Lake Nakuru to arrive for lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge, later evening game drive and then dinner and overnight. Next day morning and afternoon game drives in Lake Nakuru National Park with all meals at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge. After breakfast, transfer to Loldia Airstrip in Naivasha for schedule flight to Ol Seki Airstrip, met and transferred to Porini Mara Camp for 2 nights with daily Ol Kinyei & Naboisho Conservancy fees and one day Masai Mara Game Reserve entrance fee, then last day fly back to Wilson Airport where you will be met and transferred to JKI Airport for departure. Porini 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 4×4 safari vehicle with qualified guide, sundowners and walks with Maasai warriors while Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is based on full board basis.

Prices exclude: International flights to / from Nairobi, travel insurance, Kenya Visas and tips / gratuities.

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DATES FROM DATES TO PER ADULT SHARING| 6 NT PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT| PACKAGE PER CHILD SHARING| PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT PORINI MARA CAMP PER ADULT SHARING
03-Jan-19 31-Mar-19 3490 USD 695 USD 1910 USD 490 USD
01-Apr-19 15-Apr-19 3195 USD 540 USD 1745 USD 440 USD
16-Apr-19 31-May-19 CLOSED
01-Jun-19 30-Jun-19 3195 USD 540 USD 1745 USD 440 USD
01-Jul-19 30-Sep-19 4480 USD 815 USD 2490 USD 690 USD
01-Oct-19 31-Oct-19 3490 USD 695 USD 1910 USD 490 USD
01-Nov-19 19-Dec-19 3245 USD 615 USD 1770 USD 440 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

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 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 supplements:

Schedule flight: For flying from Nairobi to Amboseli US$ 84 per adult one way & US$ 59 per child (02 – 12 years) one way.

Charter flight: From 20th December to 31st March & from 01st July to 31st October we will 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.

Extra night rate:

For every 2 or 3 night stay one visit into Masai Mara National Reserve is included. Any extra visit into the reserve must pay US$ 80 per person per day on top of above rates.

 

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Kenya Kenya Tel: +254-774-136523

UK UK Tel: 07546​ 433 250 (Sally Wanjau) or 07901-396513 (Steve Sturton-Davies)

USA USA Tel: 1-877-710-3014 (Julie Roggow) or 1-855-372-3274 (Phil Bottrell)

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