Porini Birds & Big Game Safari

This 8-12 night safari combines a stay at all four Porini Camps in four of Kenya’s finest wildlife areas.

Porini Amboseli Camp located in the Selenkay Conservancy.

Porini Rhino Camp located in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy.

Porini Mara Camp located in Ol Kinyei Conservancy.

Porini Lion Camp located in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy adjacent to the Mara Reserve.

The 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.

 

Wildlife and Safari Highlights:

  • Transfers between each camp are by scheduled air service with a flight 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 excellent 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.

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 $105 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.

Itinerary

2 Nights Porini Amboseli Camp – 2 Nights Porini Rhino Camp – 2 nights Porini Mara Camp – 2 Nights Porini Lion 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 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 stopping for a sundowner at a scenic spot overlooking Kilimanjaro, 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 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 have a sundowner on an observation platform overlooking a waterhole by the camp, where elephants and other animals often come to drink.  Return to camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 3

Early breakfast and then drive through Amboseli park to the airstrip for the 9am 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.

Day 4

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

Day 5

Depart Porini Rhino Camp and fly from Nanyuki on the 09.45 Safarilink flight to Mara arriving at 11.00.You’ll be met at the Naboisho Ol Seki airstrip by Porini Mara Camp staff and transferred to camp. Settle into your tent and enjoy lunch prepared by the camp chef. Afternoon game drive in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy, 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, before heading back to camp for dinner. Overnight at Porini Mara Camp.

Day 6

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. You will have a bush breakfast out in the wilds and then return to camp for lunch. In the afternoon you will have a further game drive in Ol Kinyei and Naboisho Conservancies with a sundowner at a scenic spot before heading back to camp for dinner. Overnight at Porini Mara Camp.

Day 7

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. Overnight Porini Lion Camp.

Day 8

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 9

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).

 

Prices

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PORINI BIRDS & BIG GAME SAFARI, 8 NIGHTS DRIVING & FLYING PACKAGE (SELENKAY CONSERVANCY, AMBOSELI, OL PEJETA CONSERVANCY, LAIKIPIA, OL KINYEI CONSERVANCY, MASAI MARA & OLARE MOTOROGI CONSERVANCY, MASAI MARA): PRICES IN US$ [MINIMUM 2 PAX]

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, 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 2 nights with daily Olare Motorogi Conservancy fees and one day Masai Mara Game Reserve entrance fee, the four 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, walks with Maasai warriors, then last day fly back to Wilson Airport.

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

Please select your currency:
DATES FROM DATES TO PER ADULT SHARING| PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT| PACKAGE PER CHILD SHARING| PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT PORINI LION CAMP PER ADULT SHARING
03-Jan-19 31-Mar-19 5075 USD 1080 USD 3350 USD 585 USD
01-Apr-19 15-Apr-19 4420 USD 1080 USD 2925 USD 450 USD
16-Apr-19 31-May-19 CLOSED
01-Jun-19 30-Jun-19 4505 USD 1080 USD 3010 USD 450 USD
01-Jul-19 30-Sep-19 6605 USD 1080 USD 4270 USD 730 USD
01-Oct-19 31-Oct-19 5075 USD 1080 USD 3350 USD 585 USD
01-Nov-19 19-Dec-19 4420 USD 1080 USD 2925 USD 450 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

Child rates applicable to children aged 8 to 16 years:

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

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

Christmas & New Year supplement: on 24, 25, 26, 31 Dec & 1 Jan is US$ 40 per person per night.

Late Afternoon Departure: Late departure from camp after 10.00 a.m. is US$ 150 per person – minimum 2 people (includes lunch, soft drinks and activities before departure in the late afternoon with transfer to airstrip. Guests are required to check out of their tent by 10.00).

Optional flight supplements:

Scheduled flight: For flying from Nairobi to Amboseli US$ 88 per adult one way / US$ 62 per child (2 – 12 years) one way.

Charter flight: Each year from 1 July to 31 October and 20 December to 31 March we offer daily charter flights (to operate with a minimum of 2 passengers) between Nairobi’s Wilson Airport and Selenkay Airstrip which is very close to Porini Amboseli Camp. The supplement will be the same as if using the scheduled flight (see above). The charter flight departs Wilson Airport at 07.30h and arrives at Selenkay at 08h10. (Complimentary transfer by camp’s vehicle to Porini Amboseli Camp). For the return journey, the charter departs Selenkay at 08.30h and arrives back at Wilson at 09.10h.

NB if clients fly to or from Amboseli Airstrip within the dates specified above then there is a further supplement of US$ 50 per person one way for pick up or drop off.

Mombasa: fly from Masai Mara to Diani / Ukunda / Moi Airport instead of flying to Nairobi: US$ 430 per adult / US$ 285 per child aged 8 – 11 years (one way flight). Includes late departure charge and mandatory US $80 park fee.

Extra night rate: The extra night rate includes game activities on the Conservancy where a large variety of wildlife can be seen with few other tourist vehicles present, as well as the option of having bush breakfasts, evening sundowners and night drives (all of which are not possible in the Reserve). Any clients who do choose to have another day in the National Reserve must pay the extra park entry fee of US$ 80 per adult per day / US$ 45 per child per day (up to 18 years) on top of the 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)

India India Tel: +91 819 723 4947 (Santosh Ojha)

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