It’s Lonely at the Top

(But we’ve gotten used to it)

We’ve been fortunate… there have been many awards. And these awards inspire us to work even harder as stewards of Micato’s esteemed reputation and of your safari. Here is a small sampling of our proudest moments.


Unprecedented Ten-Time Winner
of Travel & Leisure’s award for
#1 World’s Best Safari Outfitter
Travel & Leisure Hall of Fame

Travel and Leisure World's Best Value Winner

Travel & Leisure
World’s Best Value

Trips of Lifetime

Travel & Leisure
Trips of a Lifetime

Travel & Leisure Global Vision Award

Travel & Leisure
Global Vision Award
Development Youth Education
Micato One for One Commitment

World Savers

5-Time Winner, Condé Nast Traveler
World Savers Awards for Education and Doing It All
Member, World Savers Hall of Fame

World Tourism Award

World Tourism Award
Presented by The New York Times, Corinthia Hotels, and Reed Travel Exhibitions for Philanthropy

Virtuoso. Best escorted tour operator

Best VAST (Active) Operator
Best Escorted Tour Operator
Virtuoso Performance Award

TravelAge West Wave Best Tour Operator Africa/Middle East

TravelAge West WAVE
Best Tour Operator
Africa / Middle East

1,000 Places to see before you die

1,000 Places to See Before You Die
#1 New York Times Travel Guide
Preferred East Africa Tour Operator

Porthole Cruise Magazine Editor in Chief Award

Porthole Cruise Magazine
Best African Safari Tour Operator

National Geographic Traveler: 50 Tours of a lifetime

National Geographic Traveler and
National Geographic Adventure
Best Outfitters on Earth
50 Tours of a Lifetime
10 Guides Who Make the Trip

Tourism Cares

Tourism Cares
Legacy in Travel Philanthropy Award