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Witness extraordinary East African creatures like these wild giraffe when you take a tailor-made holiday with Alfred&.

Porini Wilderness Safari

By Malcolm Holcroft
Africa Travel Expert for Alfred&

Touch down in Kenya and head straight into the action, with a game drive to your tented camp on this adventurous safari. Leaving Nairobi, you’ll explore private wilderness conservancies with an absolute focus on wildlife conservation and sustainable tourism. Walk with Maasai warriors to spot huge herds of elephant in Amboseli, visit East Africa’s largest black rhino sanctuary in Ol Pejeta and seek out big cats in the Maasai Mara.


8 days
Best months to go
January to March, June to October
Guide price range
£6,150 - £9,235pp
including international flights

Top Experiences
Itinerary Highlights

Amboseli and Chyulu Hills

The Maasai warrior bush walk at Selenkay Conservancy

Explore Selenkay Conservancy on foot with a Maasai warrior, who'll share his knowledge of the indigenous plants and wildlife ...


Visit rhinos and chimps at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy

See the world’s last two northern white rhinos, as well as rescued chimps at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy...

Maasai Mara

Sundowners, big cats and bush walks at Olare Motorogi Conservancy

The 33,000-acre conservancy is particularly well-known for its high density of lions, leopards and cheetahs, who you’ll spot on game drive...

Day by day
Itinerary in detail


Arrival in Nairobi

Welcome to Kenya. Upon arrival in Nairobi, you’ll be met at the airport for a short game drive transfer to your comfortable tented camp within Nairobi National Park. This is the only national park in the world that’s located in a city. Observing wildlife against a backdrop of city skyscrapers, within an hour of leaving the airport, is a unique and memorable experience. The rest of the day is free to relax ahead of your safari adventure. Overnight at Nairobi Tented Camp.


Nairobi & Amboseli

After breakfast, fly by light aircraft to Amboseli, then drive to your camp in the wilderness of the private Selenkay Conservancy. Your base for the next 2 nights is Porini Amboseli Camp, a small, remote, and eco-responsible bush camp in the heart of the reserve. Its location makes it one of the best places to head out on a walking safari, accompanied by Maasai warriors and a local guide. You can also visit an authentic Maasai village, offering an authentic insight into Maasai culture. Back at camp, relax around the outdoor fireplace and soak up sunset views over Mount Kilimanjaro. Overnight at Porini Amboseli Camp.

Things to do:



Today you can enjoy a full day 4x4 game drive in the Amboseli National Park, getting up close to the huge herds of elephants and other wildlife that live here. As well as the wildlife itself, another memorable highlight is the parks dramatic setting beneath Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro. After time to relax back at camp, another great experience is a thrilling night drive through the conservancy. This offers a great opportunity to witness the behaviour of nocturnal animals in their natural habitat. Overnight at Porini Amboseli Camp.

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Amboseli & Mount Kenya

Fly to Nanyuki by light aircraft, then drive to your camp in the vast Ol Pejeta Conservancy between Mount Kenya and the Aberdare range. Porini Rhino Camp is hidden in a secluded valley in Africa's largest black rhino sanctuary, home to around 105 black rhino, 20 southern white rhino and two northern white rhinos. During your stay you can enjoy both day and night game drives, discovering the rhino and learning about how they are protected here. Overnight at Porini Rhino Camp.

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Mount Kenya

Enjoy a second day in Ol Pejeta, with further game drives or a fascinating walking safari across the open plains escorted by Maasai guides. The nearby chimpanzee sanctuary is also well worth a visit. You may also choose to spend some time closer to home, where a wildlife viewing hide is carefully located to enhance sightings right in front of camp. Overnight at Porini Rhino Camp.


Mount Kenya & Maasai Mara

Today fly to the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, bordering the famous Maasai Mara National Reserve. Created in co-operation with 150 Maasai landowners, this 33,000-acre wilderness conservancy was set aside for wildlife conservation and low-impact tourism. During your 2-night stay at the Porini Lion Camp you’ll join morning, evening, and night drives, accompanied by highly qualified safari guides and wildlife spotters. Together you’ll seek out the various big cats that the area is famous for. The conservancy setting also offers the opportunity for guided bush walks with Maasai warriors. Overnight at Porini Lion Camp.

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Maasai Mara

Today you’ll finish your wildlife adventure in memorable fashion. Firstly, you may like to consider an optional hot air balloon safari, offering an endless panorama and completely new perspective on the wildlife roaming far below. Then spend the rest of the day on a game drive exploring the incredible Mara National Reserve. Here there’s the opportunity to spot the Big Five, plenty of big cats, and a long list of other wildlife species. Returning to camp you may want to consider a final night drive, in search of nocturnal animals like aardvarks, bat-eared foxes and serval cats. Overnight at Porini Lion Camp.

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Maasai Mara & Departure

Depart Olare Motorogi after breakfast, on a 50-minute light aircraft flight back to Nairobi.

Another stop?

Add a beach stay to your African adventure, perhaps on the white sands of Diani or Mombasa on the Kenyan Coast. If you want to get off the beaten track, we recommend Zanzibar's small sister island of Pemba in Tanzania or Lamu, all of which are only a short flight from Nairobi.




Holiday Budget
Guide price information

Low Season

01 Apr - 15 Apr, 01 Jun - 30 Jun, 01 Nov - 31 Dec


Mid Season

01 Jan - 31 Mar


High Season

01 Jul - 21 Jul, 01 Oct - 31 Oct


Peak Season

22 Jul - 30 Sep


Seasonal Closures

Some featured camps operate seasonally and will be closed on the following dates: 16 Apr - 31 May. Please contact us for alternative options.

Alfred & Malcolm Holcroft

Malcolm has spent over 25 years exploring the world. His passion for wildlife meant he always wanted to experience a true safari. And where better to do so than in Africa! Trips to Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa have gained him specialist knowledge of the destinations, as well as the incredible wildlife residing there. A couple of standout memories are the tranquility of Ol Pejeta rhino sanctuary and the drama of witnessing a cheetah kill in the Mara.

Plan your holiday withAlfred&

Your journey will start with one of our UK team – someone like Becky, who's travelled extensively in Kenya. They’ll shape your ideas into the trip of a lifetime. But they won't do it alone. They'll draw on the expertise of our contacts on the ground, connecting you to the people who'll make your holiday one you'll always remember - the safari rangers, local village chiefs and camp managers you'll be talking about for years to come. Start planning today, call us, email an enquiry or arrange a phone or video appointment for ideas and advice.

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