Amboseli and Mara in Depth
Amboseli and Mara in Depth

Amboseli and Mara in Depth

This is a luxury 8-night safari adventure focused on exploring the pristine conservancies located in and around the Masai Mara. Starting in Nairobi, guests get a feel for the vibrant culture before embarking on an unforgettable safari in the Amboseli and the Mara.

Introduction

This is a luxury eight night safari adventure focused on exploring the pristine conservancies located in Amboseli and the Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya. Starting in Nairobi, you spend your first night surrounded by the excitement of the capital city with its bustling streets and colourful markets. Overnighting at the Nairobi Tented camp in the Nairobi National Park, this first stop will provide a superb cultural excursion for guests before moving onto your safari adventure. The following two nights will be spent in the Amboseli National Reserve, known for hosting a population of Kenya's biggest elephants.

After two nights in this Park at Porini Amboseli Camp, you will be transferred to the Ol Kinyei Conservancy, located on the border of the Masai Mara and the Porini Mara Camp. This protected wildlife area runs the conservancy through a partnership with the local community, who receives funds from the profits. Lastly, you move on to the Porini Lion Camp in the Olare Orok Conservancy, also located on the border of the Mara, and in the perfect position to host you in a private area on the doorstep of Kenya's most famous Reserve.


Pricing

From US$4390 in per person sharing


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Days 1 to 2 - Nairobi Tented Camp , Nairobi

After arriving at the airport in Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, you will be transferred by road to the Nairobi National Park, right on the doorstep of the airport and this bustling metropolis. Nairobi Tented Camp is deep in a riverine forest and each tent is eco-friendly. The main area of the camp offers guests a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy meals.

Days 2 to 4 - Porini Amboseli Camp , Amboseli National Park

After a pleasant evening spent in the comforts of Nairobi Tented Camp, you can prepare to experience the traditional Masai safari. A road transfer will transport you from Nairobi into Amboseli National Park where your accommodation for the next two nights is located. This Park, famous for hosting Africa's largest elephants will be explored via day and night game drives, sundown walks with Masai guides and a visit to the traditional local village.

Porini Amboseli Camp is situated in the Selenkay Conservation Area near the northern boundary of Amboseli National Park in Kenya. The Conservancy is an important dispersal area for wildlife moving in and out of Amboseli and holds a wide diversity of species. The 9 luxury safari tents are delicately positioned under the Acacia Tortilis trees. The large comfortable tents are furnished with double or single beds, solar electric lights and an en-suite bathroom with safari shower and flush toilet. Meals are served under the acacia trees and after dinner drinks are held at the campfire as you listen to the sounds of the African night. This is a glorious natural alternative to what is usually expected, as there are no permanent structures; such as, a bar or a restaurant, and guests are invited to indulge in the open African surroundings.

Days 4 to 6 - Porini Mara Camp , Ol Kinyei Conservancy

On the fourth morning of the safari, you will bid farewell to the giant elephants of the Amboseli and transfer by scheduled light air transfer to Wilson Airport in Nairobi for a scheduled light air transfer to the Masai Mara National Reserve, Ol Kinyei Conservancy. Upon arrival you are met and road transferred to Porini Mara Camp where you will spend the next two nights of the trip.

Mara Porini Camp is located less than 18kms from the Masai Mara park boundary, giving it the perfect gateway into the famous Park from their private conservancy. Porini means 'in the wilds' and the camp keeps true to its meaning - it is an open safari camp making it not uncommon for guests to receive nightly visits from grazing buffalo and elephant. Consequently Masai guides accompany guests to the tents, ensuring safety. Mara Porini Camp has 6 guest tents pitched in the shade of the yellow-barked acacia trees along the banks of the Laetoli, a permanent spring within the Ol Kinyei conservancy.

Days 6 to 9 - Porini Lion Camp , Olare Orok Conservancy

After morning activities and a light breakfast, you are transferred with a game drive enroute via Naboisho Conservancy and to Olare Motorogi Conservancy to arrive at Porini Lion Camp. This camp offers a unique and memorable safari experience in its prime position on the banks of the seasonal Ntiakatiak River. You can relax and unwind for the last 3 nights on safari in spacious tents, offering modern amenities and spectacular views of the surrounding Mara plains. There is often the occurrence of game and other wildlife parading the landscape in front of this prestigiously positioned camp and guests will not be disappointed with the exclusive viewing.

Porini Lion Camp is an eco-friendly safari camp and offers 10 luxurious tents with private verandas along the length of the tent for viewing the African bush. The tents have en-suite bathrooms, flush toilets and safari showers. Enjoy scrumptious home baked breads, fresh salads and gourmet meals prepared by the camp's talented chef. This is the perfect camp at which to spend the last three nights on this fantastic Kenyan safari.

Day 9 - Depart back to Nairobi Airport

After breakfast and morning activities, you are transferred scheduled light air transfer to Wilson Airport in Nairobi in time for your onward travel arrangements.

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