15 days in Botswana Itinerary

15 days in Botswana Itinerary

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15 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Chobe National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Ngamiland East
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Gaborone
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Linyanti River, and walk around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chobe National Park trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Chobe National Park is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Chobe National Park due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

2
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Kubu Island.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Makgadikgadi Pans National Park day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Ngamiland East.

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

3
nights
Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
Step out of Ngamiland East with an excursion to Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Moremi Game Reserve--about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 31st (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring at Okavango River.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ngamiland East trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Ngamiland East. In July, daytime highs in Ngamiland East are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

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: get in on the family fun at Lion Park Resort, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, get a sense of history and politics at National Assembly Building, and stop by Botswanacraft.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gaborone online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Ngamiland East to Gaborone takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Ngamiland East in August, plan for cooler days in Gaborone, with highs around 9°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve
Lion Park Resort ©
Lion Park Resort
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues

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