The Porini Rhino Camp in Kenya, East Africa, is located within the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia, a vast wildlife viewing region between the Aberdares and Mount Kenya. The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is home to a great variety of wildlife including the “Big Five”.
Being the largest sanctuary in East Africa for the endangered Black Rhino, it is also known for being a sanctuary for rescued chimpanzees. The Porini Rhino Camp nestles in a secluded valley magnificently positioned on the banks of a seasonal river, under the shade of acacia trees.
This traditional African style safari camp features seven comfortably furnished and spacious Safari Tents. Each of the tents has been set up to maximize the stunning surrounding views. Equipped with solar-power lighting, the tents are complete with en-suite bathrooms featuring hot showers and flush toilets.
Guests enjoy safari drives during the day and night as well as thrilling walking safaris, refreshing sundowners, and a visit to Baraka the Black Rhino as well as a visit to the Chimpanzee Sanctuary. This conservancy in Kenya ensures superior wildlife-viewing and safari drives in open-sided, off-road 4×4 safari vehicles which are driven by expert safari guides.
At the Morani Information Center visitors have the opportunity to learn about various wildlife species which live on Ol Pejeta, topics range from anatomy and behaviour to habitat. It also provides guests with an insight of how the Ol Pejeta Conservancy works on a daily basis to safeguard wildlife and to preserve the untamed wilderness.
Lion Tracking on the Ol Pejeta Conservancy makes for an extraordinary experience. Participants support the conservation project and learn about these amazing animals.
The Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary is a mutual organization between the Kenyan Wildlife Services and The Jane Goodall Institute. Established as a refuge for confiscated and orphaned chimpanzees, visitors may observe them on an island which is accessible only by boat.
Other Activities in Ol Pejeta:
The Porini Rhino Camp can conveniently be combined with other Porini Camps for an unforgettable safari journey.
Fly to Nanyuki from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport, arriving approx. 12.40pm. Met at the airstrip by Porini driver and transfer to Porini Rhino Camp in the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. Enjoy lunch and afternoon tea in camp and then take an afternoon safari drive. Dinner and overnight at camp.
A full day in Ol Pejeta Conservancy with safari drives and an escorted walk from camp. After dinner takes a night safari drive in search of the area’s nocturnal animals. Overnight at camp.
After an exciting early morning safari drive and a delicious breakfast, guests are transferred from the camp to the Nanyuki airstrip for the flight back to Nairobi (or on to the Mara).
For guests staying at Porini Rhino Camp, return flights from Nairobi to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy using the scheduled services of Safarilink, one of Kenya’s leading safari airlines, can be booked.