This safari offers a great opportunity to see leopards, lions and cheetahs - as well as the other iconic animals of Africa such as rhinos, elephants, giraffes and many more – in vast wildlife areas where they are free and protected in their natural habitat, away from the tourist crowds. 

It includes unrivalled game-viewing opportunities in Nairobi National Park, Selenkay Conservancy (Amboseli), Olare Motorogi Conservancy and the Masai Mara National Reserve.  

Safari Itinerary & Prices

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. There is an abundance of wildlife here, including lions and rhinos.

Day 2
After breakfast, transfer to Nairobi Wilson Airport for the morning flight to Selenkay Conservancy near Amboseli. You will be met on arrival by your driver and guide from Porini Amboseli Camp who will transfer you to camp, with a game drive en route.

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. 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, 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, 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
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 5
Early breakfast, drive to the airstrip for the flight to Wilson Airport, connecting onto the 10 am flight to the Mara (arriving at 11 am). 

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. (Overnight at Porini Lion Camp).

Day 6
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 7
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 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.

Prices & Offers for 2020 & 2021

To make it easy for you to book a Porini safari adventure, our prices are all fully-inclusive of accommodation, meals, domestic flights, day & night game drives, guided walks, sundowners and park fees.

Price includes:

• Pick up from Nairobi International Airport (or a hotel) and transfer to Nairobi Tented Camp • Flights: Nairobi to Selenkay, Selenkay to Mara (via Nairobi), and Mara to Nairobi (plus transfer to airport or a hotel) • Accommodation in double / twin tent and all meals • Free drinks (wine, beer, gin & tonics, soft drinks, mineral water) • Day and night game drives in 4×4 safari vehicles with qualified guides • All park fees and conservancy fees • Guided nature walks • Village visit in Selenkay • Sundowners • All taxes, no hidden extras after arrival  

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

NB Porini Camps are closed from 16 Apr to 31 May

Adult Prices Per person based on 2 or 3 adults in one tent.

For 1 adult in one tent, single supplement applies.

1 Oct - 20 Dec 20, 3 Jan - 15 Apr 20, 11 Oct - 20 Dec 21
US$ 3850 per person
US$ 600 Single Supplement
Extra Night (Porini Lion Camp) US$465

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