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Kenya Safari Holidays - Porini walking guide, Amboseli

Amboseli Porini
2 nights
Masai Mara
Porini Lion Camp
3 nights

Click on the name of the camp for details. 


6 days from £2355

International flights NOT included - see below

An authentic Kenya safari staying in the exclusive Porini Camps in Amboseli and the Masai Mara

At the Porini Camps you will enjoy game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles (not vans) with excellent guides.  Other highlights include walks with Maasai warriors, the opportunity for night game drives, and access to exclusive wilderness areas with no tourist minibuses.  This gives you 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), and activities like game drives, walks, night drives and sundowners are included in the price.





Recommended flight from London: Kenya Airways from London Heathrow (see below).  If you are travelling from a country other than the UK we would be happy to give you guidance on your flight options.




DAY 1 - Arrival in Nairobi.  Drive to Amboseli.

On arrival in Kenya's capital Nairobi you will be met by a representative of World Discovery outside immigration and customs. You will then be taken by road to the Amboseli Porini Camp, located in the Selenkay Conservancy in view of Africa's iconic highest mountain, the permanently snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro.  The Selenkay Conservancy is a 15,000 acre private game reserve within a vast tract of land owned by the Kisonko clan of the Maasai people.  It is well off the beaten track and the animals are truly wild and tend to behave more naturally than those in the nearby national park.
Meals included: Lunch, dinner.


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For those who prefer a more relaxing start to their safari holiday, before heading off to Amboseli there is now the option of staying overnight at the excellent 9-bedroom Nairobi Tented Camp, the only accommodation in Nairobi National Park (opened in 2012).  Please ask for a quote.


Kenya Safari Holidays - Amboseli giraffesDAY 2 - Amboseli Porini Camp.

In addition to the better-known game like elephant, lion, cheetah, giraffe and zebra, there are several less common species such as caracal, African wildcat, civet, gerenuk, lesser kudu and striped hyena.  The camp's four-wheel-drive track links the Selenkay Conservancy to the Amboseli National Park so that you have the advantage of game drives in the park as well as in the exclusive private reserve.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

DAY 3 - Return to Nairobi.  Fly to the Masai Mara.

In the morning return to Nairobi and have lunch at the famous Carnivore Restaurant before driving to Wilson Airport for your flight to Kenya's premier wildlife location - the Masai Mara National Reserve.  Transfer to the Porini Lion Camp in the exclusive Olare Orok Conservancy, a small 20,000 acre conservancy which borders the Masai Mara and which is home to an abundance of animals including the Big Cats for which the Mara is famous.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Kenya Safari Holidays - Masai Mara lions


DAYS 4 AND 5 - Porini Lion Camp.

Enjoy two full days of activities, including a full day in the Masai Mara with picnic lunch.  Activities at the camp include escorted walks with Maasai guides, sundowner drinks to watch the sunset from scenic viewing points, and evening and night game drives in the Olare Orok Conservancy.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner each day.


Recommended Reading.

THE MARSH LIONS by Brian Jackman with Jonathan and Angela Scott.  Reissued by Bradt in February 2012 (originally published in 1982), this is the classic account of life in the Masai Mara.  Thoroughly recommended.

DAY 6 - Morning activities.  Depart.

Morning activities. In the afternoon transfer to the Ol Kiombo Airstrip for the flight to Nairobi's Wilson Airport.  You will be met and taken to Nairobi's international airport for your homeward flight.
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch.


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International Flights

We recommend the direct services of Kenya Airways from London Heathrow. Current timings (subject to possible change) are as follows:
Heathrow/Nairobi. Depart at 20.00; arrive Nairobi at 06.30 (next morning)
Nairobi/Heathrow. Depart at 23.45; arrive Heathrow at 06.45 (next morning)

You can book the flights yourself on the easy-to-use Kenya Airways website.  British Airways and Virgin Atlantic also offer daily flights to Nairobi, but due to their timings you may have to spend additional time in Nairobi.  Alternatively World Discovery can book the flights for you (we levy a service charge of £25 per person for this service).



Kenya Safari Holidays: Maasai Safari (Reference: WDKE005)
2017 Departures
Price per person based on a minimum of two persons travelling together:

Daily departures


Jan to Mar
1 to 15 Apr
Jun to Oct
Nov, Dec*

The camps are closed from 16 Apr to 31 May.

* Supplements will be applied during the Christmas and New Year period.

Single Room Supplement on request.

The price includes:

  • Flights by scheduled domestic aircraft within Kenya, including airport taxes
  • Camp accommodation as listed above in twin-bedded tents with ensuite facilities.
  • 5 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners as shown in the itinerary.
  • Soft drinks, beer, house wine and selected spirits at both Porini camps.
  • All gameviewing as shown, in custom-built 4x4 safari vehicles.
  • Conservancy and National Park entrance fees.

Not included in the price:

  • International flights (see our recommendation above). We are happy to discuss the flights with you and give you further guidance.
  • International airport taxes.
  • Tipping. We will give you guidance in this often sensitive matter.
  • Your Kenyan Visa.  All passengers must apply online for an e-Visa.  Please click through to the following page for full details: Kenya e-Visa for UK citizens.  

A deposit of 20% of the selling price is required at the time of booking, plus the cost of the international airfare and service charge if World Discovery is booking the flights on your behalf. The balance of the price for your Kenya safari holiday must be paid at least 8 weeks before your departure date.

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