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Porini Rhino Camp

Our rating

7/10

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Highlights

- High quality camp
- Fully inclusive
- Excellent game-viewing
- Strict eco-friendly principles

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Overview

This high-quality camp is located within Ol Pejeta Conservancy, a vast 90000-acre wildlife area between the Aberdares and the majestic Mount Kenya. It is the largest sanctuary in East Africa for the endangered Black Rhino and is also a sanctuary for rescued chimpanzees.

Porini Rhino Camp is in a secluded valley, on the banks of a seasonal river and under the shade of acacia trees. The camp consists of just six spacious and comfortable guest tents, each having been carefully sited to take advantage of the wonderful surrounding views. Each tent is tastefully furnished and has solar-power lighting and ensuite hot shower and flush toilet. The camp is specially designed to have minimum environmental impact (with no permanent structures and using eco-friendly fuel).

The camp is fully inclusive of meals, drinks (gin & tonics, beer, wine, sodas and mineral water) as well as all activities (day and night game drives, escorted walks and sundowners). The Conservancy ensures excellent game-viewing and game drives - with “proper” open-sided, off-road (4x4) safari vehicles and expert safari guides.

Porini Rhino Camp is helping accomplish the Conservancy’s aims of generating profits from wildlife tourism for reinvesting into community development in the local area. The camp is staffed from the local Maasai population and the camp adheres to strict eco-friendly and responsible eco tourism principles.

Children aged 8 and above are welcome and there is a designated, H-shaped, family tent located about 20 metres away from the main areas. The spacious tent comprises two rooms with a lounge in-between. Each of the two rooms has a king size bed and a single bed, ensuite facilities including hot shower and flush toilet, and a private veranda. The unit is perfect for families or groups travelling together and comes at the same price per person as the other tents.

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Average Rating

based on 501 reviews

(5.00/5)

  • I had just the most incredible time on the climb.

    The team were incredible and just so accommodating. I really only have good things to say as it was such a great experience.

    George was as good as a guide as it gets, very articulate and made sure I was comfortable the whole way up with frequent briefings.

    MissingFinn R reviewing Mount Kenya Sirimon Naro Moru Trek on 10 May 2019

  • The trip was amazing everything was better than we could have imagined.
    There was a moment climbing the mount Kenya where my wife accused me of tricking her into doing this (half kidding) as some of the nights got pretty cold, but we were dressed well and the sunrise at the peak was astonishing.
    Safari was spectacular, Ben who was our main guide and driver was awesome! We saw everything excepts rhinos which were more of a hope than a reality. We also were able to watch a rock python eat a Thompson gazel live. It was one of the most interesting and unsettling things I have ever seen.
    Just overall, so many moments that make you think wow or I can't believe I am here. Thank you for your help in getting everything set up. I don't believe I could have booked the trip without your help and guidance. It was an amazing way to start our marriage and truly the trip of a lifetime!

    MissingWilliam K reviewing 11 Day Mount Kenya Trek and Masai Mara Safari Combined on 29 October 2018

  • We both suffered but enjoyed it immensely. Just how it should be!!!!
    Our route up the mountain, the Burguret trail is very arduous and certainly should not be used for people who are not very fit and experienced trekkers. It mainly followers animal trails through the forests and bog lands around the mountain. The Chogoria route down was great. The guide and porters were great. Wild camping means just that, really just what I wanted, but I have lived in Kenya.

    MissingJonathan B reviewing Mount Kenya: Burguret Chogoria Traverse on 24 September 2018

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