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Micato Safaris
Voted #1 World's Best Safari Outfitter an unprecedented nine times by Travel+Leisure, we’ve designed luxury safaris for five decades and believe in sustainability through education: For every safari sold, we send a child to school.
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A Micato Safari Director brings guests to the center of the action and accompanies every East Africa safari from beginning to end.
“Micato Safaris’ edge is personal warmth.” – Travel+Leisure
Every moment on safari is personalized for each member of the family.
The Pinto Family communing with a baby rhino at Ol Jogi Wildlife Conservancy
A sideways landing is often a humorous highlight of hot air balloon safari

Micato Safaris has landed in the #1 spot on Travel+Leisure’s World’s Best Safari Outfitter list an unprecedented nine times and has made the list every year since the survey started 23 years ago, giving Micato the distinction of being the only tour company in T+L’s Hall of Fame. Micato has also won five Condé Nast Traveler World Savers Awards: Three for Education and two for “Doing It All.”

When Felix and Jane Pinto founded Micato Safaris more than 50-years ago in Africa, their only business plan was to treat guests like family, an approach Travel+Leisure recognized when they wrote “Micato Safaris’ edge is personal warmth. The Pinto family run their show as though they were entertaining well-loved, out-of-town relatives.”

No matter what the Micato adventure, whether it’s a Classic scheduled departure or a designed-specially-for-you Custom journey, for us it’s personal. Every member of the Micato team in the U.S. and Africa is steadfastly committed to providing experiences that exceed your expectations.

Our non-profit arm AmericaShare, formed over 30 years ago, has deep roots in educating vulnerable and impoverished children. We send a child to school for every guest who travels with us.

Micato’s safaris are fully inclusive: A credentialed Safari Director – in addition to your Driver Guide – travels with you throughout your safari; valet laundry anytime, every gratuity, a renowned on-site 24/7 Concierge team, all meals, alcoholic beverages at mealtimes, and much more.

“Micato is the Rolls-Royce of the safari world.” – Larry Olmsted, Forbes