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Beijing, China
Reviewed 27 September 2012

This is the my first time safari in Africa and my first time to live in the tent, there are too many incredible, curiosity, fear, surprise, warm in the tent. I spent most wonderful three days two nights in my life. I was like a kid when I do every thing in here. I didnt sleep well at the first...

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london
Reviewed 25 September 2012

Our first safari and an experience never to forget, Harry and his team are situated in the perfect location to see the wildlife, we saw 3 out of the big 5 on the way to the camp from the airstrip. steve our guide was excellent and so knowledgable. The tent, the food, the stargazing all exceeded our expectations. We met...

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1Thank houldsworth2
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 25 September 2012

We had a great time at the Mara Porini Camp. The service by Maurice Nzwii in booking the trip was excellent – he worked extra hard to make sure we got the weekend we were looking for and was always responsive to my emails. Payment was easy and Maurice was flexible. The safari was great – our car broke down...

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Reviewed 24 September 2012

I stayed here with my parents and we had the best time. The staff couldn't be friendlier. We had the most wonderful Masai guides- Simon ad Jasper- who literally know everything about the animals and the land and give an incredible commentary during our game drives. Harry, the manager, even gave us some astronomy lessons! We were woken up daily...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 10 September 2012

After a long trip through Uganda and Kenya, after exhausting bus rides and unfriendly taxi-drivers, was the Porini Mara camp like an Oasis. The manager, the driver, the guide, the chef, the people,... there is not one person in this camp, who doesn't seem to like his job. And this is why they are all so good at it. The...

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1Thank NiNa S
Reviewed 6 September 2012

The camp is very small (just six very comfortable tents) in the middle of a private conservancy packed with wildlife and offers a thorough immersion in nature. David, the director, manages the camp with a unique enthusiasm that propagates to the whole staff. We were pampered all the time. The guides are expert and do their very best to offer...

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2Thank Luigi F
Vernon, New Jersey
Reviewed 6 September 2012

This is one of the best places I've ever been. Beautiful, serene, well staffed and with outstanding guides. They may call these tent camps but I've been in luxury hotels that were not as comfortable and did not have nearly as good staff. The game was unbelievable, the guides knowledgeable and friendly and the food and accommodations were superb. This...

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2Thank Dad4444
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 5 September 2012

AMAZING WILDLIFE! I’ve been on safari ~45+ days in my life and would highly recommend Porini Mara Camp visit for at least 4-5 days. Staying 4-5 days will allow you to cover the conservancy and see the beauty of the entire place as opposed to spending your time transiting between other camps. The camp is very nice (I agree with...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2012

As senior citizens we can only add to the other terrific reviews, that not only could we afford the more economical safari, we also found it perfectly comfortable in all respects.We stayed 3 nights at the Selenkay Porini camp and 3 days at the Ol Kinyei camp.We felt and were treated like V.I.Ps. The staff were all competent,friendly, efficient and...

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1Thank sheilaclive
Corvallis, Oregon
Reviewed 30 August 2012

After walking 260 Kilometers across Kenya (ProperWalk) Porini Mara Camp was a much needed respite. The tents were fabulous, spacious, hot water and great food. I basically could go where I wanted and stay there as long as I wanted. Maybe one other vehicle but usually my guides and I were alone to view the animals that we saw. It...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Porini Mara Camp is located in the exclusive 17,500 acre wildlife conservancy of Ol Kinyei, one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in the Serengeti-Mara eco-system. The camp has 6 spacious guest tents with an en-suite bathroom sited in the shade of Yellow-barked Acacia trees. The camp accommodates a maximum of 12 guests, where guests enjoy game drives in 4x4s, sundowners at scenic viewing points and escorted walks with Maasai guides. Ol Kinyei is noted for its excellent wildlife viewing with a resident pride of lions, cheetahs, leopards and a wide variety of animals. There is a strict limit on the number of tourist vehicles allowed in the conservancy so that visitors from the camp can view the wildlife without other vehicles. ... more   less 

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Address: Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $957 - $1,712 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Also Known As:
Mara Porini Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Porini Mara Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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