Africa has it all – from big-game photographic safaris to untouched beaches and everything in between.
Latest research just published shows that 2 of the places with the highest density of lions in Africa are Olare Motorogi Conservancy and Ol Kinyei Conservancy in the Maasai Mara eco-system in Kenya.
If you could go on just one more trip in your lifetime, what would you do? Trek the Himalayas? Dive the Great Barrier Reef? Walk the Great Wall of China? You might be surprised to learn that African safaris are rapidly becoming the ultimate bucket-list adventure for the 50+ crowd.
The quality of the game viewing and your guide could make or break your overall safari experience.
Find out more about the last remaining northern white rhinos on earth and what is being done to ensure their survival.
Kenya has more to offer than just the Big Five. Here are 10 more animal families worth watching out for.
Make these important considerations before booking a safari in Kenya.
Happy times in the Selenkay Conservancy as a baby elephant is welcomed by its herd!
Enjoy this video that captures the beauty of Kenya.
The importance of conservancies in preventing conflict between humans and lions in the Maasai Mara.
Porini Camps offers game viewing experiences in pristine wilderness with the proceeds directly benefitting the local communities in Kenya.
The incredible spectacle of the great wildebeest migration in the Masai Mara didn’t fail to live up to expectations this year!
Here are some interesting facts about the aardvark – a very unique looking animal which is nearly impossible to see in the wild.
Lion hunts and getting caught in the rain in the Masai Mara.
Some fun and fascinating facts about the rhinoceros.
Ticking an adventure of the bucket list with skydiving in Diani on the southern coast of Kenya.
Where to see mountain gorillas, Rwanda or Uganda?
After a thrilling experience of a wild dogs defending their pups we go onto explore what makes these hunters so exceptional.
A balloon safari in the skies of the Maasai Mara.
Hot air balloon rides. wildebeest migrations, large felines and game drives… There are countless reasons why we love the Maasi Mara!
Join us on a “WOW” pictorial journey through Kenya.
The children and community members at Selenkay Conservancy have a great time planting 300 donated tree seedlings.
Porini Camps reflect on the many things that make Kenya special.
An update on travel to Kenya and security concerns regarding travel to Lamu.
Following recent developments in Kenya here is an update on the present situation for those interested in travelling to the country.
As part of ongoing work to improve the relationship between wildlife and communities, Gamewatchers Safaris and Porini Camps recently invited 42 students from neighbouring schools to the Ol Kinyei Conservancy to learn about conservation.
You must have heard about the story of how the 11 year old lioness, Siena, of the Maasai Mara survived after being injured in a gory fight with a buffalo. See how she got her injuries here.
A detailed description of this blogger’s journey to the top of Africa as the climb to Mount Kilimanjaro begins!
Not venturing too far from home, Aleema decides to re-explore a place she had not been to in many years; The Nairobi National Park.
An amazing selection of images as a cheetah family make an outstanding series of kills in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy in the Mara.
Aleema Noormohamed rediscovers her love for the bush on a trip to Selenkay Conservancy in Kenya. Read about her adventure here.
A selection of funny animal pictures from Porini Camps in Kenya.
Join us on a tour to the the Maasai community in the Selenkay Conservancy in Kenya.
I made a mental note of what I wanted to see more than anything: wild dogs. We arrived at Porini Rhino Camp in Ol Pejeta, Kenya, and straight away checked in, got dressed and went back out ready to go for an evening game drive. In our 4×4 it was only my colleague, our spotter, the […]
The cold has crept in with its cloudy skies and “threatening” rain fall. The sun shows its glory during the day in the conservancies and parks, and disappears across the horizon when night falls, leaving behind a breath of chilly air and a calming sensation in the African wilderness. It is an early morning wakeup […]
1. Panthero leo is one of 4 big cats – the others being tigers, jaguars and leopards. 2. The lion is the second largest cat after the tiger, with males weighing up to 250kg and females up to 180kg. Despite being smaller overall than a tiger, the lion is in fact taller at the shoulder, […]