Porini Private Flying Safari 2020/2021

Introduction

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. The Rhino River Camp, is designed with its own private “meditation” area. Here one can unwind, meditate, read a novel or simply sit back and listen to the sounds of the river. Designed in contemporary style with subtle hints of Africa, the rooms are very pleasant yet unobtrusive and elegant. 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. At Rhino River Camp, you have the opportunity to visit the Meru National Park, which hosts a large population of Elephant, Hippo, Lion, Cheetah and Leopard among the many African Species with a birdlife of over 300 species.

Safari highlights

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, Meru National park, Ol Kinyei & Naboisho Conservancies and Mara Reserve.

Prices include; 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 12 nights includes:
• 3 nights Porini Amboseli Camp, Selenkay Conservancy, Amboseli
• 3 nights Porini Rhino Camp, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia
• 3 nights Rhino River Camp, Meru National Park
• 3 nights Porini Mara Camp, Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Maasai Mara
Extra nights can be added at any of the camps.
Private Charter 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.

Safari itinerary and prices

Day 1 – Pick up from Jomo Kenyatta airport (or Nairobi Hotel) and transfer to Nairobi’s Wilson (domestic) airport for the short (40 minutes) early morning Charter flight to Selenkay / Amboseli. Met at the airstrip and transfer to the nearby Porini Amboseli Camp, with a game drive en route, to stay 3 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.
(NOTE: due to covid-19 the village Visit is not guaranteed and will be dependent on the situation at the time of travel

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 Kamok Airstrip in Ol Pejeta Conservancy (arriving at 11.30h). You will be met at the airstrip and transferred to Porini Rhino Camp; Ol Pejeta Conservancy is 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.

Days 5 & 6 – Days Spent 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 two remaining Northern White Rhino and Lion Tracking. All meals and overnight at Porini Rhino Camp.

Day 7 – Early morning game drive and breakfast, then transfer to the airstrip for your chartered flight to Meru National Park. On arrival to the airstrip, you’ll be met and transferred to the camp with an en-route game drive. Upon arrival at the camp, check in and enjoy lunch. After lunch enjoy your new home, take a swim or relax and take some rest, following late afternoon tea, proceed for a game drive. The open plains are dotted with acacias and mighty baobabs, which provide much needed reprieve to the elephants, from the harsh African sun. Meru National Park is home to a wide variety of animals and more than 400 recorded species of birds. . The park is well known for its fauna and natural beauty

Day 8 & 9 – Enjoy a full day game drive in the park. Wake up early and see the sleeping hyraxes huddled together as you make your way for an early morning game drive. Watch as the sun rises and the savanna takes on a rosy hue, the nocturnal game looking for shelter and the plains game celebrate another night of survival. Explore through the various habitats, along the many rivers, forests and open plains. Other range of activities in the the camp includes bush walks, or visiting the nearby rhino sanctuary.

Day 10 – Early morning game drive and breakfast, then transfer to the airstrip for the charter 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 11 & 12 – Days spent Exploring the famous Masai Mara. After an early breakfast on day 12, 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 13 – Early morning game drive in the conservancy returning for breakfast. Mid-morning transfer to the airstrip for the 11am charter flight back to Nairobi’s Wilson airport (arriving 12h15. 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.

End of itinerary

To make it easy for you to book our prices are all fully-inclusive of accommodation, meals, domestic flights, day & night game drives, guided walks, sundowners and park fees.
Porini Private Flying Kenya Safari Package for 12 nights  (Selenkay Conservancy, Amboseli, Ol Pejeta Conservance, Laikipia, Meru National Park, Ol Kinyei Conservancy Masai Mara.

Prices based on a group of 10 guests travelling together
Prices include: Pick up on arrival and transfer for the charter flight to Amboseli, 3 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 Ol Pejeta – Kamok Airstrip, met and transferred to Porini Rhino Camp for 3 nights with daily Ol Pejeta Conservancy fees and visit to Chimpanzee Sanctuary, afterwards check out and fly to Meru National Park, Rhino River Camp for 3 nights with daily Meru National Park Park fees, then fly to Ol Seki Airstrip, Maasai Mara, met and transferred to Porini Mara Camp for 3 nights with daily Ol Kinyei & Naboisho Conservancy fees, and one day Masai Mara Game Reserve entrance fee, all 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 4×4 safari vehicle with qualified guide, sundowners, walks with Maasai warriors, then last day fly back to Wilson Airport in Nairobi.

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

Dates and Prices per person sharing package
20 Oct – 20 Dec 2020
US$ 5 685

21 Dec 20 – 02 January 2021
US$ 7 355

03 Jan – 28 Feb 2021
US$ 5 875

01 March – 15 April 2021
US$ 5 705

16 April – 31 May 2021
Camps are closed

01 – 30 June 2021
US$ 5 875

01 July – 30 Sept 2021
US$ 8 045

01 – 31 Oct 2021
US$ 6 290

01 Nov – 20 Dec 2021
US$ 6 045

Notes
Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and may change.
Child rates applicable to children aged 8 to 16 years:
• 1 child sharing with 2 adults – child pays 60% of the adult package price above
• 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.

 

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