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MICATO SAFARIS NAMED “WORLD’S BEST TOUR OPERATOR” BY TRAVEL+LEISURE

Luxury Safari Outfitter Tops the Charts For an Unprecedented Seven-Time Win in its Category
Micato Safaris has received the “World’s Best Tour Operator and Safari Outfitter” award from Travel + Leisure in its annual World’s Best Awards readers’ poll for an unprecedented seventh time in its category. The award, voted on annually by the readers of Travel+Leisure, is considered the gold standard of the travel industry.  This year, Micato received a score of 97.03 making it the top Tour Operator and Safari Outfitter. Micato has held this honor more times than any other tour operator or safari outfitter.
Micato’s Managing Director, Dennis Pinto, will accept the award at the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards ceremony on …

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ONE FOR ONE – MICATO ANNOUNCES REVOLUTIONARY TRAVELER PHILANTHROPY PROGRAM

Hoping to redefine the terms “philanthropic travel” and “sustainable tourism,” luxury safari operator, Micato Safaris, is pleased to announce an unprecedented new initiative, One for One.  Simply put, for every safari that is booked, Micato will ensure that an African child receives an education. Almost 50 percent of all children living in the Mukuru slum near Nairobi currently do not attend school – that equates to an estimated 100,000 children, ages 6-13. Thus, the potential to invoke change is tremendous. 
Long a leader when it comes to giving back to the African community, Micato’s nonprofit arm, AmericaShare, has been working to improve the lives of Mukuru’s residents for over 20 years. In 2007, Micato Safaris and …

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AFRICA PAINTED PINK: MICATO SAFARIS’ ROMANCE OF KENYA & TANZANIA SAFARI

NEW YORK, NY – For generations, women have swooned at Robert Redford and Meryl Streep’s love affair in the classic film, “Out of Africa”. Inspired by the romance of the movies and the natural beauty of East Africa, luxury safari outfitter Micato Safaris introduces its Romance of Kenya and Tanzania Safari. A celebration of pink—from millions of pink flamingos flocking at Lake Nakuru to blazing sunsets over the Indian Ocean, the Romance of Kenya and Tanzania safari is custom-designed to ensure the romantic getaway of a lifetime. 18 Days, $54,365 per person, based on double occupancy.
Where else but Kenya, the world’s largest supplier of roses, to start? Guests arrive in Nairobi at their elegant suite …

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CELEBRATE LIFE, LOVE AND LEARNING WITH A MICATO SAFARI

2010 Brochure Unveils New Bespoke Celebrations and Adventures, New Itineraries in South Africa and East Africa, and Micato’s Ground-Breaking “One for One” Education Initiative
The Pinto family, founders of award-winning Micato Safaris (http://www.micato.com/) in Kenya, settled in Africa over a hundred years ago.  Today, their four-generation safari tradition remains strong – Africa is their home, their passion, and their pleasure to share with guests.  When guests travel with Micato, they are not just traveling with a luxury safari company – they’re traveling in the company of a real family.  Which is why their 2010 brochure offers more exciting ways than ever for families and loved ones to spend meaningful time together among some of the most …

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Little Bush Camp

Luxury Safari Lodge
Nestling in the shade of indigenous riverine trees on the banks of the Msuthlu river lies Little Bush Camp, the newest addition to the Sabi Sabi collection of 5 star safari lodges.
Little Bush Camp offers luxury accommodation for family, friends, or small groups.
Exuding the same warmth and effortless hospitality that characterises Bush Lodge, Little Bush Camp offers unparalled intimacy and seclusion.
Six luxury suites, each with a private viewing deck and heated spa bath overlooking the riverbed, are decorated in contemporary African design, complete with luxury furnishings, full bathroom en-suite, indoor and outdoor showers and air-conditioning. Thatched roofs, romantic mosquito nets draped over the comfortable beds and beautiful wooden finishes complete the picture of …

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