Maasai Mara Big Cat Itinerary

This 4 night / 5 day camping safari includes stays at two small eco-camps located inside exclusive wildlife conservancies in the Maasai Mara eco-system which are reserved solely for the camps' guests. Game drives are in open-sided 4x4 safari vehicles, with experienced Maasai safari guides, to look for the Big Cats in the park and the conservancies. Night game drives offered at both camps allow you the opportunity to be out when the Big Cats are most active.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$2005 - $2905
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
5 days
Best months:
January - March, June - December
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
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2 nights at Porini Mara Camp visiting Ol Kinyei Conservancy: one of the most scenic parts of the Mara eco-system with resident big cats. With bush walks, a night drive and game drive in the Maasai Mara, famous for lions, cheetahs and leopards.

2 nights at Porini Lion Camp visiting the expansive Olare Motorogi conservancy - It borders the Maasai Mara Game Reserve and is home to an abundance of animals including all the Big Cats for which the Mara is famous.

• Custom built 4x4 safari vehicles for game drives with experienced driver-guides
• Maasai Mara: the most famous wildlife reserve in Kenya, excellent for lion and cheetah
• Large Safari tents with a double and single bed, solar electric lights, en suite bathrooms with flush toilet and safari shower.
• All meals and picnic lunches, free mineral water, sodas, gin, beer and house wine.
• Morning, evening and night game drives in Ol Kinyei Conservancy and Olare Orok Conservancy.
• Full day in Maasai Mara National Reserve with picnic lunch.
• Escorted walk with Maasai guides.
• Sundowner drinks to watch the sunset from scenic viewing points.

DAY 1                         PORINI MARA   CAMP    

 Depart Nairobi at 10 am for the one hour flight to the Mara. You'll be met at the Naboisho/Ol Seki airstrip by Porini Mara staff and transferred to camp. Settle into your tent and enjoy lunch prepared by the camp chef. Afternoon game drives in the Ol Kinyei Conservancy, followed by a sundowner at a scenic spot. Return to camp for a shower, dinner and overnight.

 DAY 2                     PORINI MARA CAMP

 Awake to the natural sounds of the Mara's birdlife. After an early breakfast, go on a morning walk in the Conservancy escorted by Maasai warriors and a guide, returning to camp later in the morning. In the afternoon you will go on a game drive to explore more of the Ol Kinyei Conservancy on the lookout for elephants, buffalo, giraffe, plains game and the big cats, followed by a night game drive after dinner to search for nocturnal animals including the elusive leopards which are resident in Ol Kinyei.

DAY 3                   PORINI LION CAMP

 After breakfast leave camp and spend the day game-viewing in the famous Maasai Mara Reserve with a picnic lunch in the park and then moving on to Porini Lion Camp arriving in the late afternoon.

 DAY 4                  PORINI LION CAMP

 Morning and afternoon game drives in the exclusive Olare Motorogi Conservancy, away from the minibuses and tourist vehicles seen in the park, and with an excellent chance of sighting lions, cheetahs and leopards all of which are found in the conservancy. Sundowner and night game drive. Overnight at Porini Lion Camp.

 DAY 5                 DEPART FOR NAIROBI

 *Optional Balloon Safari and Champagne Breakfast.

 Final early morning game drives in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy followed by breakfast. Then, drive into the park to the Ol Kiombo airstrip to fly back on the 11 a.m. flight to Wilson Airport in Nairobi, arriving at around 12.15 pm. Or take the option of a further night at Porini Lion Camp with game drives in the Olare Motorogi conservancy or the Maasai Mara Reserve.

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  • Porini Mara Camp
  • Porini Lion Camp

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African buffalo
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