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The Micato Difference

Including all luxuries, all the time…even gratuities to porters, guides, drivers, concierges—in short, everyone. Call it revolutionary, if you'd like. Or call it what we do: the Micato Difference.

The Finest Accommodations and Flights

  • Only the most deluxe hotels, lodges and camps selected for all programmes
  • Featuring elite Fairmont Properties, the most luxurious hotel group in East Africa
  • Preferential rooms provided throughout
  • East Africa safaris include at least one stay in a luxurious tented bush camp
  • Guests are upgraded to Club Level deluxe rooms at Mount Kenya Safari club
  • Three to seven time-saving flights per safari

The Finest Staff and Hosts

  • Lunch or dinner at home with the Pintos in Nairobi or with family friends in Cape Town and Johannesburg
  • Safari Directors Escort in East Africa, plus Driver Guides
  • Tour Leaders escort in Southern Africa, plus drivers, game rangers and trackers in the bush
  • Micato Personal Concierges available 24/7, stationed  in Cape Town, Nairobi, Johannesburg and Arusha

The Finest Transportation

  • Safari vehicles carry cold drinks, mineral water, bean bags (for telephoto lenses)and field guides
  • Binoculars for every guest in vehicles
  • Window seats for all in East Africa; open-top vehicles in Southern Africa

Exceptional Details

  • All gratuities, all the time. Period.
  • Complimentary airport transfers
  • Porterage included at hostelries and airports
  • Travel amenities include safari duffle bag, bush hat, luggage tags, flashlight and more
  • Extensive Pre-tour documentation
  • Welcome kit in Africa with bird and wildlife checklists, postcards and more
  • On-site shopping and shipping assistance
  • Game park entrance fees always included
  • Flying Doctor services in Kenya, Tanzania and select Southern Africa lodges

Exclusive Small Groups

  • Groups as small as 2 guests (what service!) to average 12-14 - never more than 24
  • The Micato Grand Safari and Southern Africa trips limited to 12 guests

Guaranteed Departures

  • Once booked, your trip will depart as scheduled
  • No surcharge or supplemental cost is ever imposed

Dining With Micato

  • All meals included on every programme
  • Complimentary bottled water and soft drinks at all meals; local beer, wine at most Southern African bush lodges