Safari Itineraries

Porini Maasai Safari

Tour Description

Authentically interact with these proud pastoralists in their own environment

This 4 night recommended Safari combines two properties that complement each other perfectly – Porini Amboseli Camp in the private Selenkay Conservancy and Porini Mara Camp in the private Ol Kinyei Conservancy, part of the famous Maasai Mara ecosystem. Porini Mara Camp is an ideal location to experience a balloon safari.

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Porini Amboseli Camp

This award-winning Kenya safari camp is set in the Amboseli eco-system within the exclusive Selenkay Conservancy– an important wildlife dispersal area for wildlife moving out of Amboseli National Park. The private conservation area ensures the best possible game viewing in proper off-road safari vehicles, off the beaten track and away from other tourist vans and minibuses.

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Porini Mara Camp

Porini Mara Camp has six guest tents sited in the shade of Yellow-barked Acacia trees along the banks of the Laetoli, a permanent spring within Ol Kinyei. The tents are spacious and each has an en-suite bathroom with flush toilet and safari shower. With no more than 12 guests in camp one gets the experience of real safari camping in the bush in an exclusive private wilderness but with all the comforts required by discerning travellers. Food is excellent with home baked bread, fresh salads and high quality meals prepared by the camp Chef.

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Sir David Attenborough
Camp Sir Attenborough stayed in

“What a marvellous example of how people and wildlife can live alongside one another. Thank you all.”

Jim Coda, June 2022
Mara Camp, Lion Camp

“For any serious wildlife photographer, I don’t think you can do better in Kenya or Tanzania than the Porini Mara and Lion Camps for the big cats.”

DATES-FROM DATES-UNTIL PER ADULT SHARING, 4 NT PACKAGE SINGLE SUPPLEMENT, PACKAGE PER CHILD SHARING, PACKAGE EXTRA NIGHT AT PORINI MARA CAMP PER ADULT SHARING
20-Dec-23 02-Jan-24 4795 USD 740 USD 3060 USD 1015 USD
03-Jan-24 31-Mar-24 3155 USD 640 USD 2070 USD 580 USD
01-Apr-24 14-Apr-24 2915 USD 640 USD 1930 USD 525 USD
15-Apr-24 31-May-24 CLOSED
01-Jun-24 30-Jun-24 2915 USD 640 USD 1930 USD 525 USD
01-Jul-24 21-Jul-24 4637 USD 700 USD 2885 USD 935 USD
22-Jul-24 30-Sep-24 5047 USD 760 USD 3131 USD 1040 USD
01-Oct-24 31-Oct-24 4400 USD 680 USD 2820 USD 910 USD
01-Nov-24 19-Dec-24 2915 USD 640 USD 1930 USD 525 USD

Child rates applicable to children aged 8 to 16 years:

  • 1 child sharing with 2 adults – 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.
Christmas & New Year supplement on 24th, 25th, 26th, 31st Dec & 01st Jan is $40 per person per night.

Exclusive vehicle: sole use of the open sided 4×4 safari vehicle during game drive US$ 375 per vehicle per day.

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).

Optional flight supplements:

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 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 further supplement of US$ 50 per person one way for pick up or drop off.

Mombasa: fly from Maasai Mara to Diani / Ukunda / Moi Airport instead of flying to Nairobi: US$ 430 per adult / US$ 285 per child aged 8 – 11 years (one way flight). Includes late departure charge (Excludes mandatory reserve fee).

Extra night rate: The extra night rate includes game activities on the Conservancy where a large variety of wildlife can be seen with few other tourist vehicles present, as well as the option of having bush breakfasts, evening sundowners and night drives (all of which are not possible in the Reserve). Any clients who do choose to visit the National Reserve must pay the extra park entry fee on top of the above rates.

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 Ol Seki Airstrip, met and transferred to Porini Mara Camp for 2 nights with daily Ol Kinyei & Naboisho Conservancy fees, 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. Porini Wildlife Habitat trust fee included in the package rates.

One Day Maasai Mara National Reserve entry fee included from 1st July to 30th September ONLY.

Prices exclude: International flights to / from Nairobi, travel insurance, Kenya Visas and tips / gratuities, Mara Reserve fees

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    Conservation & Responsible Tourism

    Protecting Habitats for Biodiversity

    Porini Camps has been spearheading Community based Wildlife Conservation for the past 25 years in Kenya. We run a range of conservation activities promoting community development and biodiversity in the areas we operate in, the latest being our biodiversity credit program in cooperation with Harvard University, MA, USA.