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Ol Kinyei Conservancy

#4 of 16 things to do in Masai Mara National Reserve Features Animals
Serengeti-Mara Eco-system, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
+254 722 525660
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Nat Geo Experience

If as a kid you have been glued to national geographic then this place is for you. Nature at its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandeep V

TIP: Pick a conservancy over the Mara itself. The guides and drivers can go off track and take you... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Fiya S
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Ol Kinyei Conservancy is 18,700 acres of wilderness which belongs to a Maasai community who leased it to Gamewatchers Safaris and Porini Camps for it to be set aside for the purposes of wildlife conservation. Ol Kinyei Conservancy is home to only one permanent camp, the Porini Mara Camp which accommodates a maximum of only 12 guests at any given time - making this not only an exclusive experience but one that respects the principles of eco-tourism. Located within the Serengeti-Mara eco-system, Ol Kinyei is renowned for its unspoilt and breathtaking scenery with diverse terrain offering on one hand open savannah plains and rolling hills on the other.
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Serengeti-Mara Eco-system, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
+254 722 525660
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If as a kid you have been glued to national geographic then this place is for you. Nature at its best where the rule of jungle prevails. The most beautiful part of the trip is the early morning safari when the morning sun gives a...More

Thank Sandeep V
Reviewed 4 June 2017

TIP: Pick a conservancy over the Mara itself. The guides and drivers can go off track and take you very close to the game. Brilliant experience.

Thank Fiya S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

So. Many. Cats. It was December, so Mara River was very dry and dusty. We say tons of hippos, elephants and alligators, but no cats. However...at Ol Kinyei, we were able to get into the bushes, and saw several large prides of lions, cheetahs hunting,...More

Thank amy p
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Nothing could prepare us for the amazing experiences that we had here from wildlife encounters - and there were many, to the personal interaction we had with the Maasai people who staffed the Gamewatchers Adventure Camp where we stayed. This was our first visit and...More

Thank humphrey1
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Porini Mara Camp is small, just six comfortable tents, great guides, good food and attentive staff. Wildlife in the area is plentiful, and at the time we were there, many wildebeest had given birth. Lots of young animals around, including lions.

Thank julienZ9657MW
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This was my second time visiting this conservancy. As before it did not disappoint. It has a great variety or terrain and the wildlife is very diverse. The cats were difficult to find this year but we were treated to an evening sundowner with a...More

1  Thank CalvinB90
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit to Ol'Kinyei, and it was as good if not better than my first. The mara was very dry and desperately in need of rain - which did come during my stay, to much relief all around. I had some excellent...More

1  Thank Luisa D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

As often said before, conservancies are today the reason why the Masai Mara thrives, inspite of insanely large bed numbers. Privacy and gameviewing on conservancies is by and large better, due to smaller guest numbers.

Thank Safariafficionado
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The opportunity to visit the conservancies is not to be missed. There is a high concentration of wildlife, great diversity, the opportunity to go off road, and very little other traffic.

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

If you want your safari to be perfect go to a conservancy. Ol Kinyei conservancy was the second conservancy we visited in Africa after Selenkay and we absolutely fell in love. You can follow the wildlife off road and actually be the only car around...More

Thank viktorpetya
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Nitin D
11 September 2016|
Response from EliteTravel-Africa |
Dear Nitin, We are travel agency located and registered in Kenya, we are a branch of Elite Travel in Washington and Jingo Safaris which is affiliate of Elite Travel. You can book directly or you can write back to us and we... More