20 days in Windhoek & Botswana Itinerary

20 days in Windhoek & Botswana Itinerary

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20 days in Windhoek & Botswana Itinerary

Start: Noumea, New Caledonia
Fly:  32​h
1
Windhoek, Namibia
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Gaborone, Botswana
— 6 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Noumea, New Caledonia

6
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Windhoek is known for museums, parks, wildlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, contemplate the long history of Katutura Township, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Windhoek tour planning site .

Noumea, New Caledonia to Windhoek is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Caledonia Time to Central African Time is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Deadvlei, Fish River Canyon Nationalpark
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

3
nights
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, outdoors, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Savute Reserve and don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree, Kasane.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Chobe National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Windhoek to Chobe National Park in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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

2
nights
Okavango Delta, Botswana

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Okavango Delta travel planning app .

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta with the Route module. October in Okavango Delta sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

6
nights
Gaborone, Botswana

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, theme parks, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve, find something for the whole family at Lion Park Resort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Gaborone driving holiday app .

Fly from Okavango Delta to Gaborone in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Okavango Delta in October, Gaborone is much hotter at night with lows of 40°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Lentswe-la-Oodi Weavers
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone

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