Mana Pools National Park

Ingwe Pan Camp


Wild Mana

Ingwe Pan Camp can be found beside a large, secluded pan in a private concession of pristine Mana Pools National Park.

Eight simple but spacious canvas tents on elevated decks under woodland shade with panoramic views from the front and en suite bathrooms and outdoor showers to the rear. A tented lounge and dining area sits at the heart of camp where al fresco dining under the stars is a highlight.

The pan out front is a favourite of leopards, elephants and nyala, while you can look forward to excellent wildlife viewing in the area beyond, both from a vehicle or on foot.


At a glance

  • Eight tents

  • Tented dining and social area

  • Library

  • Solar powered

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    Game drives

    Game drives are conducted in the mornings and late afternoon along the river systems and flood plains around the camp. The wildlife in the area is prolific and chances are good to see some of the larger predators, herds of elephant and buffalo and all the plains animals that occur here.

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    Walking safaris

    Walking in Mana Pools is one the great safari experiences, with Zimbabwean guides are held in high regard due to their stringent examination procedures. Walks are leisurely and time is taken to observe the smaller things in the bush that can be missed when driving as well as a chance to encounter bigger wildlife on foot.

Community & Culture

Machaba Zimbabwe is committed to assisting disadvantaged communities neighbouring areas in which they operate, such as Mabale village by Hwange, by engaging in community development, assisting in the development of a school and helping foster local skills. They also engage with the communities and schools that are situated near our camps.


Machaba Safaris seeks to work together with other stakeholders and the communities bordering the park in achieving the conservation and sustainability of wildlife and nature at large, aiming to foster a culture of human-wildlife co-existence, encouraging local communities to be at harmony with nature.

When communities believe that they can benefit from the projects they are more willing to support them and positively contribute to the cause. This is achieved through conservation talks done by the guides from all camps, park and camp visits for school children and teachers, supporting children’s conservation clubs and helping to find solutions to human-wildlife conflict.


We harvest the sun’s energy via solar panels, that store electricity in a battery bank. Low energy consuming appliances such energy efficient fridges in the kitchen and LED lightbulbs. Hot water is generated by a state-of-the-art thermodynamic solar energy system, which ensures that the camps have hot water, no matter the weather. No permanent fixtures or foundations mean that the campsite can be rehabilitated back to wilderness in 1.5 years if the setup were to move.

What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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