Porini Birds & Big Game Safari


This 8-12  night Safari combines all four Porini Camps in four of Kenyas finest wildlife areas:

  • Amboseli, the best place in Kenya to see elephants at close range and wonderful views of Kilimanjaro.
  • Selenkay Conservancy, walk with Maasai warriors, night game drive, exclusive wilderness area with no other tourist vehicles
  • 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.
  • The Mara, famous for the spectacular wildebeest migration between June and October every year and excellent for lion and cheetah with stays in two exclusive private conservancies at Ol Kinyei and Olare Orok.

Accommodation is in four camps that complement each other perfectly. Staying first at Amboseli Porini Camp in the Selenkay Conservancy, then Porini Rhino Camp in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, followed by Mara Porini camp in Ol Kinyei and ending at Porini Lion Camp in the Olare Orok 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.


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 4x4 safari vehicles (not vans) with excellent guides.
  • 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.

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 4 hour journey of 102 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 followed by a sundowner at a scenic spot overlooking Kilimanjaro. Night game drive and 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 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

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 4x4 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 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, before heading back to camp for dinner. Overnight at Porni Mara Camp.

Day 4

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 5

Morning walk in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy. After breakfast leave camp and spend the day game-viewing in the famous Masai Mara Reserve with a picnic lunch in the park and then moving on to Porini Lion Camp arriving in the late afternoon. Later in the evening have a sundowner in the Olare Orok Conservancy and night drive then dinner and overnight at Porini Lion Camp.

Day 6

Morning and afternoon game drives in the exclusive Olare Orok Conservancy, away from the minibuses and tourist vehicles seen in the park, 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 at Porini Lion Camp.

Day 7

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:

DATES FROM DATES TO PER ADULT SHARING, PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE PER CHILD SHARING, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT PORINI LION CAMP PER ADULT SHARING
20-Dec-13 02-Jan-14 5760 USD 1040 USD 3440 USD 655 USD
03-Jan-14 31-Mar-14 4520 USD 1040 USD 2700 USD 550 USD
01-Apr-14 15-Apr-14 4000 USD 1040 USD 2385 USD 425 USD
16-Apr-14 31-May-14 Closed
01-Jun-14 30-Jun-14 4000 USD 1040 USD 2385 USD 425 USD
01-Jul-14 30-Sep-14 5560 USD 1040 USD 3320 USD 630 USD
01-Oct-14 31-Oct-14 5050 USD 1040 USD 3015 USD 575 USD
01-Nov-14 19-Dec-14 4000 USD 1040 USD 2385 USD 425 USD

Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.

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 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 4x4 safari vehicle with qualified guide, sundowners, walks with Maasai warriors, then last day fly back to Wilson Airport.

Child rates applicable for 08 – 16 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:

Sole use of the open sided 4x4 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 after 12h00 US$ 125 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 2013 to 31st March 2014 & from 01st July 2014 to 31st October 2014 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).

Mombasa:For flying from Masai Mara to Diani/Ukunda/Moi Airport instead of flying to Nairobi US$ 430 per adult & US$ 230 per child 08 – 12 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$ 90 per person per day on top of above rates.

 

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