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Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Porini Amboseli, Porini Lion, and then came to Porini Mara last. It's the smallest of the camps, but it's absolutely lovely and our family liked it the best. The setting and location are beautiful and the staff professional but relaxed and very, very friendly. The conservancy where this camp is located gets less vehicle traffic than the other... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Roasted meat... The highlight of our stay. When out guides Jeffrey and Tipa talked about Masai culture, and eating all meat, we asked if it was possible to roast a goat in the Masai tradition. We paid our cook for a goat and treated the staff to a wonderful meal in the bush! We ate under a sky full of... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a great experience in Ol Kinyei conservancy. The landscape is beautiful and wildlife is amazing, the highlights of our trip was seeing over 100 elephants one morning and twice a cheetah mother hunting and feeding with her 5 cubs. As this conservancy is leased by Gamewatchers the amount of cars and tents are limited, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

everything is great about the camp, best part are the conversations with various guests at lunch and before dinner. The lion pride in the conservancy is excellent to watch.The guide are too good, and it's better to stay here than in mara.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place! Did not realize how special the ability to go "off road" was until we spent some time in other parks where there are restrictions on where vehicles can go - and also how many show up there is news of something "interesting" (aka - pride of lions, leopard etc.). The conservancy feels like your own... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Porini Mara provided us a dream come true safari! Everything was done to perfection. The camp manager, Jimmy, greets you on arrival with warm cloths to wipe your face and hands and a cool drink. The tents are nicely appointed and all of the staff greet you by name. The food is delicious and well presented and served. Simon and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a two day (followed by one day stay at Porini Lion) stay at Porini Maya. The service was excellent, the staff attentive, gracious and very hospitable. It is a small intimate camp, just perfect for a solo traveler, although most guests were not. The location is lovely, by a river, lots of trees, tents spaced out, with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The porini mara camps situated in Oi Kinyei Conservancy is The Perfect Place to have the feel of the Wilderness. Here, it seems that everything is perfact. The Most Cooperative staff, the wilderness around you, the weather in August everything. The Camp Manager "Jimmy", wow....what a man he is...the way he manages and fulfils the requirement of the guest, I... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Porini Mara camps set up in the Ol Kinyei convervancy is an ideal place to experience the wilderness and enjoy the excellent wild life without hinderance of any outside vehicles. The tents are very good with all the facilities you require. Jimmy, the camp manager and his team are doing a great work. They donot have the word "no"... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great camp, great staff, great food. The conservancy has excellent wildlife, and a short drive into the Mara proper. If you have time and inkling, be sure to do the nature walk. We did this trip with our young children (6 and 9) and I highly recommend it. The camp staff were exceedingly nice to our little guys.

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Address: Ol Kinyei Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Mara Porini Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Porini Mara Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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