During my safari I stayed at all of the Porini Camps and found it impossible to choose any one over the others. Each has its own characteristics, unique setting and different climate, but all are united through excellent food, airy and spacious super sized tents and the quality of their staff, be it in the mess tent or in the field, where the spotters and guides are second to none.
After staying for the first night, and commenting on the rather chilly temperatures, the staff added two extra hot water bottles in my bed for the second night, and it made a difference. How thoughtful this was, the added touch all these camps excelled in.
Gameviewing was excellent on both days, we saw rhinos galore and visiting the recently arrived Northern White Rhinos was the icing on the cake, the visit of course arranged by the Porini staff. The extended walks across the conservancy were unique again, and the towering presence of Mt. Kenya, visible on both days, made a spectacular back drop. I hope this concept takes further roots to give more options to discerning travellers unwilling to join the minibus trails and having crowds drown out the sounds of nature. Porini's camps are all located on well chosen spots, rich of game, ecofriendly in their operation and offer the one thing which is becoming rarer and rarer, privacy, oneness with nature and superb hospitality. If I could go back today to any of them I would ...
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Porini Rhino Camp is located in the exclusive 90,000 acre Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia Kenya. The camp consists of six spacious guest tents, comfortably furnished with en suite bathrooms. The camp is environmentally-friendly with solar powered lighting and no generator. Game drives in open - 4x4s with qualified guides, bush walks, sundowners and night game drives are all included. All the Big Five have been seen on game drives from the camp. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Porini Rhino Camp Hotel Nanyuki
- Porini Rhino Camp Kenya/Nanyuki Town