By his love of nature Itela became a guide in 2000. He went to a guiding college in Victoria Falls for his theorical and practical experience.
He worked as an assistant canoe guide for three years, and as a guide on horse safari for six years.
Thereafter Itela worked three years as a freelancer on the majority of the activities performed at the Victoria Falls.
Now Itela is running his own company: “Africa Guide Travel & Tours”