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:
Transfer between Amboseli and Nanyuki by scheduled air service.
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 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 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 2 remaining Northern White Rhino), Lion Tracking, Riding with Rhinos and Junior Rangers.
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.
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.
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 4×4 safari vehicle. Return to Porini Rhino Camp for dinner and overnight.
Full day in Ol Pejeta with game drives and walking activities from camp. Overnight Porini Rhino Camp.
Depart Porini Rhino Camp and transfer to the airstrip for the 12.25h flight back to Nairobi’s Wilson Airport (arrives 13.20h).
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 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.
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PER ADULT SHARING, 4 NT PACKAGE
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE
PER CHILD SHARING, PACKAGE
EXTRA NIGHT AT PORINI AMBOSELI OR RHINO CAMP PER ADULT SHARING
Child rates applicable to children aged 8 to 16 years:
1 child or 2 children sharing with 2 adults – each 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).
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 from 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 supplement of US$ 50 per person one way for pick up or drop off.
Extra night rate:
For every 2 or 3 night stay one visit into Amboseli National Park is included. Extra night rates include activities in the Conservancy but any extra visit into the National Park is subject to the extra park fee of US$ 60 per person per day on top of above rates.
Ol Pejeta Endangered Species Boma: see the Northern White Rhinos which are critically endangered (only 2 left in the world)! Pre-booking is recommended. Funds raised go directly towards the care of the Northern White Rhinos.
Lion Tracking in Ol Pejeta: tracking excursions depart daily between 06:30h – 09:30h and 15:30h – 18:30h. Pre-booking is recommended. Price: US $40 per adult / US $ 20 per child (aged up to 11 years). Funds raised support the project.
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