Luxury Tented Camp
Amboseli Porini Camp is located in a 15,000-acre private game reserve within a vast tract of land owned by the Kisonko clan of the Maasai people. The Conservancy borders the Amboseli National Park on the North.
The community are receiving a rent for the lease of the area by Porini Ecotourism, plus an entry fee for each tourist visitor. All roads have been constructed using local labour so that the members of the community gain employment from the Conservation area. In addition to the road maintenance team, Game Scouts have been employed to carry out patrols to see that the wildlife is protected. The camp has a written environmental policy in regards to water, land, energy, solid waste and sewage which is adhered to by the camp management. The numbers of tourist visitors are being limited to retain the wild and nature of the area and to minimize the impact on the environment
At Amboseli Porini Camp is in nine spacious tents that nestle among shady Acacia trees, in a spot once favored by big game hunters.
The camp’s small size ensures privacy and exclusive service, accommodating a maximum of 18 guests at any one time. There are no permanent structures like bar or restaurant or swimming pool – this is real camping in the bush, but with much more comfortable bathroom arrangements
The tents are large and comfortably furnished, each with a double and a single bed, solar-powered electric lights, and en suite bathroom with safari shower, washbasin and flush toilet.
Meals are taken under the shade of an Acacia tree and after dinner, guests can sit around the campfire and listen to the sounds of the African night.
Apart from the manager and head chef, the camp is staffed entirely by members of the local Maasai community.
Game drives: All transport on this safari is in specially designed open-sided Landrovers 4 wheel drive safari vehicles, ensuring a superior experience. There are no minibuses or other tourists or vehicles in the conservancy
Walking safaris: Maasai warriors escort guests on a walk in the conservancy where they can learn about how the various indigenous animals and plants are used by the community and how their way of life is intertwined with their surroundings.
Cultural visits: Guests at Amboseli Porini Camp are taken to a local Maasai village where they can experience a little of traditional Maasai village life.
Sundowners with views of Mt Kilimanjaro
Night game drives are part of the experience at Amboseli Porini.
● Rates are based on full board accommodation and are inclusive of taxes,but are net of holiday supplements.
Rates also include park/conservancy fees, meals, drinks, day and night game drives in open 4×4, bush walks and sundowners.