15 days in Botswana Itinerary

15 days in Botswana Itinerary

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15 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Columbia
Fly:  31 h
1
Gaborone
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Serowe
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Chobe National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Okavango Delta
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  33 h
End: Columbia

4
nights
Gaborone

Gaborone ©
Planned as the capital after Botswana gained independence in the 1960s, Gaborone quickly transformed into a bustling city and the country's commercial center.
Gaborone is known for parks, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve, look for gifts at Botswanacraft, appreciate the history behind Three Chiefs' Statues, and take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gaborone trip builder tool.

Columbia, USA to Gaborone is an approximately 31- hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Columbia to Gaborone due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbia in September, Gaborone is a bit warmer at night with lows of 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Serowe.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
Lion Park Resort ©
Lion Park Resort

1
night
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Khama III Memorial Museum and then stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Serowe tour planner.

You can drive from Gaborone to Serowe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

2
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Kubu Island.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Makgadikgadi Pans National Park travel website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Serowe to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island

2
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll through Savute Reserve. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park and then stroll through CARACAL Biodiversity Center.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Chobe National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve

3
nights
Okavango Delta

Okavango Delta ©
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Okavango Delta represents a sanctuary for a rich and diverse animal and plant life, which continues to attract swarms of tourists, adventurers, and nature lovers.
When in Okavango Delta, make a side trip to see Okavango River in Maun, approximately Maun away. Spend the 21st (Mon) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 22nd (Tue) in the pleasant surroundings of Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Okavango Delta sightseeing site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta. In September, daytime highs in Okavango Delta are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Ngamiland East
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

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