Welcome to Imara!

Our passion is people and our continent .We love our home thus our philosophy is Sustainability, the long term assurance that all activities we conduct protect and contribute to the conservation of nature and well being of Africas inhabitants. We want to ensure future generations enjoy the same experiences.

Imara Safaris is South Africa’s leading overlanding & safari tour operators.We operate a diverse and customised tours to suite our clients needs.With such a great understanding and experience in the african bush,we give our clients a true african experience worth a lifetime of memories.


Our vision is simply to be that company clients can rely on to explore without boundaries and create beautiful memories to last…

We recognise that there are other similar service providers in the market; therefore we will carve our own niche by consistently delivering on our promise to clients, professionally, ethically and through the application of proper principles, procedures and systems.


Our mission is to earn the trust and respect of our very important clients by providing them innovative and cost- effective solutions to meet all travel requirements.


Develop collaborative value-adding and mutually-rewarding partnerships with clients
who have been with us and those to come.

Generate itineraries to suite client’s specific needs and requirements.

Conduct business in an ethical and lawful manner and comply with all requisite
professional codes of conduct and sound business practices.


Our prices are generally affordable as compared to most of the travel and tour companies. We still deliver quality “A” grade services to our clients at those affordable rates. Even though prices are revised periodically, we make sure that the client is comfortable and happy before finalising the prices. This revising will be entirely based on mutual agreement between us and our Clients.


We do not compromise on our services and all assigned employees that are in our team are trained and accredited for the work they do. Their services are revised periodically. Employees are certified and they are monitored on a daily basis by operation managers. Our employees are well versed and hold high ethical standards.


We as Imara Safaris are passion driven. Our main focus in not money based. We enjoy what we do, and we make sure that we execute our duties in a way that exceeds our clients’ expectations. We believe in efficiency, effectiveness, and target on customer satisfaction.


We are very competitive in service delivery. Our training to workers has proved to be attractive to many that engage with our team. We partner with reputable companies and an array of Hotels, B&B’s and Lodges just to mention a few and make use of advisors to continuously improve on our services. We take our Clients seriously and deliver services to the best of our ability. Quality is assured and we revise our strategies and approach constantly. We are guided by revised standards, and other procedures relevant to the Travel and Tourism industry.


We believe that with an elevated level of personalized safari tours, commitment and fast turnaround time is the formula to exceed our client’s expectations. With our new and improved methods the risks and unsafe transporting practices are removed giving our clients peace of mind, arriving on time with your goods intact. We always keep the safety of our staff, our clients and the environment as key priorities at all times.



We have various major service offerings and these include:

City & Township Tours

Wildlife & Safari Tours

Cultural Tours


Johannesburg also known as Jozi, Joburg, Joni, eGoli or Joeys, abbreviated as Jhb, is the largest city in South Africa, by population. Johannesburg is the provincial capital of Gauteng, the wealthiest province in South Africa, having the largest economy of any metropolitan region in Sub-Saharan Africa. The city is one of the 50 largest urban agglomerations in the world, and is also the world's largest city not situated on a river, lake, or coastline. It claims to be the lightning capital of the world, though this title is also claimed by others

Places of interest in Johannesburg include but not limited to Mandela square, Mandela house in the Suburbs ,Downtown, Newtown, Hillbrow and lunch in Melville a Multicultural suburb with people from South African and all over the world

Johannesburg includes Soweto, which was a separate city from the late 1970s until the 1990s. Originally an acronym for "SOuth-WEstern TOwnships", Soweto originated as a collection of settlements on the outskirts of Johannesburg populated mostly by native African workers in the gold mining industry. Eventually incorporated into Johannesburg, the apartheid government (in power 1948–1994) separated Soweto from the rest of Johannesburg to make it an entirely black-residents area.

In Soweto our routes cover major sites such as Historical sides Mandela’s, museums, in Soweto his first small room in Alexandra, Bishop Tutu, Winnie Mandela and Hector Peterson Museum. One can also experience the difference in lifestyle, by visiting local restaurant for a lunch break


South Africa has a large variety of wildlife, including snakes, birds, plains, animals, and predators, and no better place in the world for big game. Besides its renowned national parks, South Africa boasts a range of private reserves, all offering excellent wildlife and bird watching. And supporting all these is an unparalleled botanical richness.

We present you with some of the most desired destinations in South Africa. Choose from a variety of safaris, tours, adventures and nature experiences to suit you.


South Africa is a country rich in cultural diversity and this assortment in South African culture makes it one of the most interesting destinations. Experience the monument of rich SA ethnic heritage. Share a day in the life of the Zulu, Northern Sotho, Xhosa, Ndebele and Basotho people. Enjoy exhibitions of tribal dancing. Treat yourself to an African cuisine feast at Lesedi Cultural Village- multicultural village set amongst the pristine bushveld and rocky hills less than an hour’s drive north of Johannesburg.

Lesedi houses four traditional homesteads – The Zulus with their fighting sticks and cozy beehive huts, The Xhosa with their perfectly thatched rondawels and distinctive white blankets, the rhythmic drums and whistles of The Pedi tribe and the conical straw hats and thick, colored blankets of The Basotho



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