15 days in Botswana Itinerary

15 days in Botswana Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  23 h
1
Chobe National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Nxai Pan National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Ngamiland East
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Gaborone
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
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 12th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve. On your second day here, stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park and then stroll through CARACAL Biodiversity Center.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chobe National Park route tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Chobe National Park is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Chobe National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nxai Pan National Park.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve

2
nights
Nxai Pan National Park

Nxai Pan National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Baines Baobabs.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nxai Pan National Park tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Nxai Pan National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Nxai Pan National Park

Parks Nature
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Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs

2
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Kubu Island.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Nxai Pan National Park to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island

3
nights
Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
Take a break from Ngamiland East with a short trip to Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Moremi Game Reserve, about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 17th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 19th (Sun) exploring at Okavango River.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ngamiland East vacation builder website.

Explore your travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Ngamiland East with the Route module. July in Ngamiland East sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) 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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NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Khwai Concession in Moremi Game Reserve (about 9 hours away). There's much more to do: stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji Temple, see human ingenuity at work at Gaborone Dam, and pause for some photo ops at Three Chiefs' Statues.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gaborone trip planner.

Fly from Ngamiland East to Gaborone in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ngamiland East in July, expect nights in Gaborone to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Khwai Concession
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Lion Park Resort ©
Lion Park Resort
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues

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