Welcome!

Imela Wilderness is a privately owned company based in Maun Botswana.

MOBILE CAMPING WITH IMELA WILDERNESS SAFARIS

Imela Wilderness Safaris offers the best of safari experience with:

-Intimate, personalized services during your safari stay to make you comfortable

-Beautiful popular destinations teeming with wildlife enhancing your safari experience

-Tailor made safaris all year round to meet your needs at your own selected time

-Best guides with excellent guiding and driving skills to offer best experience

-Assorted safaris: self-drives, photographic, bird watching, honeymoon, cultural & historic

About Your Preferred Safari Company:

Who we are

Imela Wilderness is a citizen owned company operating tented mobile camps in Botswana.

100% Tailor-made Tours

Your holiday is designed around your requirements allowing you to select your preferred safari type and dates.

Your choice!

Select from our safari types   :-self-drive, bird watching, honeymoon, photographic, cultural

Best Guides

Hand-picked by us, our Guides have a combined experience of over 35 years offering the best wildlife and nature knowledge Botswana has to offer!

Wine and dine in the Wild

Enjoy delicacies from your camp freshly prepared by our top Chefs. Wine and dine in the wild like never seen before

Best destinations in Africa!

Explore the Majestic sceneries and views; Okavango Delta water-ways through a mokoro, CKGR and its desert adapted animals, the bareness of Makgadikgadi salt Pans, Wildlife haven of Moremi Game Reserve, Chobe National Park and many more

Self Drive Safaris

Perhaps you are adventurous at heart and would want to explore the different terrains of Botswana on a safari vehicle fully equipped with camping equipment for your adventure. Our self-drive safaris typically starts with a flight to Gaborone, Kasane, Maun or Johannesburg in South Africa. We travel to all major tourist destinations in Botswana. We have partnered with reliable 4X4 vehicle rental companies to ensure your comfort and no anxiety during your trip. Click below to see itineraries of our self-drive tours. Learn more

Scheduled Safaris

Imela Wilderness Safaris operates scheduled safaris departing at different times of the year. This trips are meant for small groups travelling for camping in classic or luxury style. The itineraries have been carefully designed to allow our clients to experience the best Botswana has to offer. The safaris depart at specified travel dates for the duration of the trip. Please familiarize yourselves with the dates and what is included or not included in the safari before booking the tour. Click below for itineraries. Learn more

Photographic Safaris

Imela Wilderness has partnered with 2 recognized professional photographers who will assist you in your safari. Our Photographic Safaris are also guided by professional guides with photographic training in order to allow you to capture the best once in a lifetime safari moments. You will learn about wildlife behavior and capturing ‘difficult’ moments such as birds in motion or flying. Click below for detailed itineraries. Learn more

Honeymoon & Romantic Safaris

We have tailor-made exciting honeymoon and romantic safari packages to just meet your holiday needs. Enjoy private and pristine candlelit dinners under the African stars in the middle of nowhere only hearing birds chanting and animals roaring. The safaris feature mokoro rides, scenic helicopter flights over the Okavango Delta and night game drives in private lodges or camps. Click below for full itineraries. Learn more

Safaris with Culture and heritage

The interesting thing about Botswana safari is that it easily incorporates the element of culture as it is deeply entrenched within the communities where safaris are conducted. Most notably would be the Bushman and over 4000 rock paintings of Tsodilo Hills, the Bushman of Makgadikgadi, D’Kar Kuru Bushman Museum and cultural villages such as Sexaxa. Click for itineraries. Learn more 

BIrd Watching Safaris

With over 600 species of birds living in Botswana, the country should be in your safari bucket list if you are a bird watching enthusiast. Some of the best bird watching destinations  in Botswana include Okavango Delta and the Pan-handle, Chobe river, Nxai National Park and Nata Bird Sanctuary. The best time for bird safaris in Botswana is between October and April. Click below to see itineraries. Learn more

More Safaris…

Experience world class camping and lodging safaris with activities ranging game drives, bush walks, bush picnics to mokoro rides. Botswana is home to vast wildlife habituated in different terrains, making your safari experience unpredictable yet enjoyable. Imela Wilderness have packages for non-scheduled safaris to allow you the liberty to travel at your desired time. The tours can be tailor made to allow you to select your desired destinations with our guidance. Click here to see more safaris. Learn more