This 9 day special-value safari offers a great opportunity to see Africa’s iconic animals – including elephants, lions, cheetahs, leopards and giraffes – in vast wildlife conservancies where they are free and protected in their natural habitat, away from the tourist crowds.
It includes unrivalled game-viewing opportunities in Selenkay Conservancy (Amboseli), Olare Motorogi, Ol Kinyei & Naboisho Conservancies and the Masai Mara National Reserve.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner and selected drinks (beer, house wine, gin & tonics, mineral water, sodas)
Game drives in custom-built 4×4 open-sided safari vehicles
Morning and evening / night shared game drives (private vehicles available at a supplement)
Expert Maasai driver-guides
Escorted walks with Maasai guides
Sundowner drinks to watch the sunset from scenic viewing points
Porini guest tents are spacious and each has solar electric lights and an en-suite bathroom with flush toilet and safari shower. The camp Chefs prepare good quality meals – hot dishes, fresh salads and home baked bread.
We can arrange Nairobi transfers as well an overnight stay in Nairobi (at a supplement) at the start or end of your safari depending on your international flight times.
Safari Itinerary & Prices
Day 1 Pickup from Nairobi at 7 am and transfer by road to Porini Amboseli Camp in Selenkay Conservancy. Settle into camp and have lunch. Later, take a game drive in the camp’s open-sided 4×4 safari vehicle, stopping for a sundowner at a scenic spot overlooking Mt. 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 After an early breakfast, enjoy a walk with Maasai Guides in the Conservancy. Take a rest after lunch and then go out on an afternoon game drive to explore 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. 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 in the camp’s open-sided 4×4 safari vehicle. 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 4 An early breakfast, then transfer by road to Nairobi's Wilson Airport. Here at the Safarilink Terminal there is a coffee shop for a snack lunch (not included in price) before taking the flight to the Masai Mara (flight duration approx 1 hour). Met at the airstrip and transfer to the nearby Porini Lion Camp to stay for 3 nights. All the big cats are here in the Conservancy, and this is home to many leopards including the renowned "Fig" and "Furaha". There are also elephants and a huge variety of other animals. In the afternoon you will have a game drive with a sundowner at a scenic spot followed by a night game drive with spotlight to search for nocturnal animals, including the elusive leopards, before heading back to camp for dinner.
Day 5 Awake to the natural sounds of the Mara’s birdlife. Leave camp soon after dawn to explore the Olare Motorogi 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 with a sundowner at a scenic spot followed by a night game drive before heading back to camp for dinner.
Day 6 Following an early breakfast, take a game drive into the Masai Mara National Reserve in search of the Big Five. Return to camp in the late afternoon, after a picnic lunch in the Reserve. Later, head out on an evening game drive within Olare Motorogi Conservancy – stopping at a viewpoint for a sundowner. Continue on a night game drive looking for nocturnal animals. Dinner and overnight at Porini Lion Camp.
Day 7 Early morning game drive in the conservancy returning for breakfast. After breakfast leave camp and drive through Olare Motorogi Conservancy, game-viewing as you go, and on to Ol Kinyei Conservancy, arriving at Porini Mara Camp for lunch. Afternoon game drive in the exclusive Ol Kinyei & Naboisho Conservancies. Here there is an excellent chance of sighting lions, cheetahs and leopards all of which reside within the conservancies. Sundowner and night game drive. Overnight Porini Mara Camp.
Day 8 After breakfast explore the Ol Kinyei and Naboisho Conservancies on the lookout for elephants, buffalo, giraffe, plains game and the big cats. You will have a picnic lunch out in the wilds (weather permitting). In the afternoon you will have a further 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.
Day 9 Final early morning game drive in Ol Kinyei Conservancy, returning to camp for breakfast. Transfer back to Nairobi by road, drop off at Nairobi International Airport or a hotel*
Optional Day 9 Flight Supplement US$ 130 per person: Alternatively, after breakfast transfer to the Naboisho airstrip to fly back on the 11am flight to Wilson Airport in Nairobi, arriving at around midday. Transfer to Nairobi International Airport or a hotel*
(* hotel not included but can be added at a supplement).
Optional Beach Add-On:
We can arrange for you to head to the beautiful white-sand beaches of the Kenya Coast for a few days of relaxation after your safari adventure. Fly directly from the Masai Mara to the coast to relax at one of a choice of hotels, before flying back to Nairobi. Please ask us for more details and prices.
To make it easy for you to book a Porini safari adventure, our prices are all fully-inclusive of accommodation, meals, transport, day & night game drives, guided walks, sundowners and park fees.
Tour Price Per Person in US Dollars:
Porini Camps closed mid Apr to 31 May
1 Jun - 30 Jun 2022: US$ 4410 (US$ 2495 child*)
1 Jul - 30 Sep 2022: US$ 6495 (US$ 3750 child*)
1 Oct - 31 Oct 2022: US$ 4555 (US$ 2580 child*)
1 Nov - 19 Dec 2022: US$ 4370 (US$ 2470 child*)
20 Dec 2022 - 2 Jan 2023: US$ 5975 (US$ 3435 child*)
Prices based on 2 adults sharing a Twin / Double Tent
* Child rates apply to children aged 8 to 16 years sharing a tent with adults
Single Supplement for Sole Use of Twin / Double Tent, per tour: US$ 1280 (1 Jul-30 Sep & 20 Dec-2 Jan). US$ 960 all other dates.
Day 9 Flight Supplement (fly Mara to Nairobi instead of road transfer): US$ 130 per person
Operates with minimum of 2 people
Price based on shared transport departing on set days (Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays).
Transport Supplement for private vehicle* from / to Nairobi: US$ 150 per person (per tour package). *on set day or on other days
NB Porini Camps are closed from early Apr (dates vary) to 31 May
• Pick up from Nairobi International Airport (or a hotel) • Transport by road (shared): Nairobi to Selenkay (approx 5 hrs), Selenkay to Nairobi (5 hrs) and Mara to Nairobi (4.5 hrs) • One way flight from Nairobi to Mara • Accommodation in double / twin tent and all meals at camp • Free drinks (wine, beer, gin & tonics, soft drinks, mineral water) • Day and night game drives in shared 4×4 safari vehicles with qualified guides • All park fees and conservancy fees • Guided nature walks • Sundowners • AMREF flying doctors medical evacuation cover • All taxes, no hidden extras after arrival
Price excludes: • International flights to Kenya • Visas • Travel Insurance • Vaccinations • Gratuities • Day 4 lunch (payable locally at Wilson)
Get in touch with our expert Safari Advisers to check availability and prices
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Gamewatchers Safaris Ltd
P.O. Box 388 - 00621
Tel UK: 07546 433 250
Tel USA: 1-877-710-3014
Tel Kenya: +254-774-136523