A special offer at an unbeatable price: an 8 day fly-in safari from US$ 3635 per person all-inclusive for 7 nights / 8 days on safari to the Porini Camps. Plus, option to add extra nights at a greatly reduced rate on normal prices.

Paka Kubwa means “Big Cat” in Swahili and this safari offers an excellent chance of seeing the big cats by combining stays at the Porini Camps and game drives in Nairobi National Park, Selenkay Conservancy, Amboseli National Park, Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia, Ol Kinyei & Naboisho Conservancies and Mara Reserve.

Price includes accommodation, meals, drinks, park fees, game drives in 4×4 vehicles and flying between the parks.

This price represents a huge saving on normal rates and the safari itinerary for 7 nights includes:

Extra nights can be added at a special discounted rate – see below for details.

Price: (applicable to bookings confirmed before 30 September 2017 for travel until 30 June 2018*)

Per adult per night (sharing a twin/double tent):

  • 1 October to 20 December 2017: US$ 3635
  • 3 January to 31 March 2018: US$ 3745
  • 1 April to 30 June 2018: US$ 3635

 

Single supplement (single occupancy of a double tent) per package:  US$ 420 (1 October to 20 December) & US$ 660 (3 January to 30 June 2018) (single occupancy of double tent).

Children sharing with 2 adults (or 2 or 3 children in own tent): US$ 2385 per child aged 8 to 11 years / US$ 2825 per child aged 12 to 16 years

 

OPTIONAL EXTRA NIGHTS at special discounted rates (US $ per adult):

  • Add 1 night at Porini Amboseli Camp: $350 per night
  • Add 1 night at Porini Rhino Camp: $350 per night
  • Add 1 night at Porini Mara Camp: $350 per night
  • Add 2 nights at Porini Lion Camp (inclusive of road transfers): US$ 395 per night

NB these special rates are valid only as extra nights to the Paka Kubwa Safari for the offer period (1 October – 20 December 2017 & 3 January – 30 June 2018).

 

Price includes:

  • Flights: from Nairobi to Selenkay Airstrip for Porini Amboseli Camp, flight to Nanyuki for Porini Rhino Camp, flight to the Mara for Porini Mara Camp. Flight back to Nairobi on last day.
  • Accommodation and all meals
  • Free drinks (wine, beer, gin & tonics, soft drinks, mineral water)
  • All game drives in open-sided 4×4 safari vehicles with qualified guides, in the conservancies and a full day in
    Amboseli Park and in the Mara Reserve.
  • All park fees and conservancy fees.
  • Nature walks and visit to Maasai village in Selenkay.
  • Sundowners at a scenic spot after game drives.
  • Night game drives.
  • All taxes, no hidden extras after arrival!

Price excludes:

  • International flights to Kenya, Visas, Travel Insurance, Vaccinations, Gratuities.

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.

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.

See what guests have to say about their stay in Porini Camps in our Guest Comments Book

Itinerary

1 Night Nairobi Tented Camp – 2 Nights Porini Amboseli Camp – 2 Nights Porini Rhino Camp – 2 nights Porini Mara Camp (optional extra nights)

Day 1

Pick up from Nairobi airport (or central Nairobi) and transfer to Nairobi Tented Camp. 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 (or visit the renowned Elephant Orphanage), lunch, dinner and drinks.

Day 2

Early breakfast then transfer to Nairobi’s Wilson (domestic) airport for the short (40 minutes) early morning flight to Selenkay / Amboseli. Met at the airstrip and transfer to the nearby Porini Amboseli Camp, with a game drive en route, to stay 2 nights. After lunch you will have an escorted walk to a nearby Maasai village to gain an insight into the way of life of the communities living outside the Selenkay Conservancy. You will then drive back into 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 3

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 4

Early breakfast and then drive through the Conservancy to the airstrip for the flight to Wilson Airport, 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 to explore the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Return to Porini Rhino Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 5

Full day in Ol Pejeta with game drives and walking activities from camp. Other activities (optional and at a supplement) include a visit to the Endangered Species Boma which houses the World’s last three remaining Northern White Rhino and Lion Tracking. Dinner and overnight at Porini Rhino Camp.

Day 6

Early morning game drive and breakfast, then transfer to the airstrip for the flight to the Masai Mara. 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 7

After an early breakfast, leave camp and spend the day game-viewing in the famous Masai Mara Reserve with a picnic lunch in the park. Later in the evening have a sundowner in the Conservancy and night drive then dinner and overnight at Porini Mara Camp.

Day 8

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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