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Plymouth, MI
Reviewed 27 August 2012

After a week in Rwanda we came to the Porini Camp to process our experiences and relax and enjoy the beauty of the Masai Mara. It was all we were hoping for and more! All of the staff were welcoming, polite and highly competent. On our first evening in the camp we went on an evening game drive and were...

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Nanjing County, China
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Thanks for Dave and his team, I have the very wonderful trip in Porini,translate to Chinese ,it's :一个让人忘记时间的地方,还想再去一次,永远的Porin! How environmental protection when I see! and they have personal place let's have game, the good guide and driver!

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Staying at Porini was amazing because it's located on a conservancy. It meant that we were able to see so many animals without driving very far and without seeing any other people. The food, accommodation, and service were all excellent.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Absolutely fantastic! My husband and I were not sure what to expect when we booked this safari but were pleasantly surprised. It is not exactly "roughing it" camping! We were greeted on arrival by the very professional and friendly local Masai team, who some are part land owners of the conservatory, which we were pleased to learn as the majority...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 19 August 2012

Our experience at Porini was truly fantastic. From the moment we were picked up at the airstrip, our driver and guide showed an unbelievable interest is showing us around. They put in immense effort to make sure we were comfortable in the car, and got to see everything we wanted. They went as far as showing us the only remaining...

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Stockholm
Reviewed 8 August 2012

We stayed for two nights in Mara Porini Camp and had the best stay there thanks to excellent service and an amazing staff! The place really cares for the environment and are helping the local community benefit from tourism in the best possible way. The tents are wery well kept and eventhough it has all the necessary facilities like a...

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2012

The 3rd of our 4 Porini camps and the one in which I turned 50. A great camp all round. Staff are fabulous and all the things available as already mentiond in other reviews of Porini camps. A birthday cake and all the staff singing and dancing in the mess tent made it a memorable birthday as did the ballon...

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northumberland
Reviewed 27 June 2012

We echo all the comments having just experienced this most wonderful safari camp, with our host David. We would love to make a return visit.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 4 May 2012

Mara is a very pretty camp. David, the Manager, is very hospitable and made us feel most welcome. Simon the Hippo did not appear but I think I heard him! Jimmy our guide, was excellent. We saw lions resting up after a recent kill and a mother cheetah and her family. When we arrived at the Porini Lion camp we...

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Lincoln
Reviewed 1 May 2012

We had 3 nights at Porini Mara, the first 2 of which were (by coincidence) exclusive to our family group of seven, including boys aged 8 and 14. I would echo the other reviews here. The location, service, expertise, standards and hospitality were simply astounding. David and his team could not have been more helpful or delivered a better experience....

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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: ₹ 19,110 - ₹ 85,668 (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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