9 Day: Birds & Big Game Safari


    This 8 night safari combines four of Kenya's finest wildlife areas, staying at the award-winning Porini Safari Camps in Amboseli, Ol Pejeta and the Maasai Mara.

    • From: $3335pp for 8 nights. Full Board Game Package.

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    Highlights: Amboseli - Ol Pejeta - Masai Mara

     

    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.



    Wildlife and Safari 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 shared 4x4 safari vehicles (not vans) with excellent guides. (Private vehicles available at a supplement).
    • 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.


    9 Day: Birds & Big Game Safari Itinerary


    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Porini Amboseli Camp



    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Porini Amboseli Camp



    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Porini Rhino Camp



    Day 4

    Full day in Ol Pejeta with game drives and walking activities from camp. Dinner and overnight at Porini Rhino Camp.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Porini Mara Camp



    Day 6

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Porini Mara Camp



    Day 7

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Porini Lion Camp



    Day 8

    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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    Overnight: Porini Lion Camp



    Day 9

    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).

     

    To book or customise this itinerary call: 01227 671 154


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