Micato Safaris Review
Family-owned and -operated, this New York–based operator offers deliberately luxurious trips driven by a sustainable ethos. Safari lodges enchant with such unadulterated luxuries as private plunge pools and personal butlers. Cultured safari guides educate, instruct, and amuse, while itineraries offer an irresistible array of experiences from the sophisticated pleasures of Cape Town to the celebrated savannas of the Serengeti and the near-spiritual beauty of the Kalahari. Micato has been long praised for its ability to deliver seamless personalized "un-group-like" service and over-the-top luxury without sacrificing true immersion in the "real Africa." Stand-out inclusions on Micato programs include time-saving bush flights between lodges and an "all tips included" policy.
Destinations Serviced: Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Most Popular Package: The Stanley Wing Safari, Kenya, 16 days, from $11,000 per person.
Philanthropy: Their charitable endeavours are impressive, with visits to the Micato-AmericaShare Harambee Community Center a highlight for many clients.
What They Do Best: Impeccable service from start to finish alongside excellent community projects.
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