21 days in Botswana Itinerary

21 days in Botswana Itinerary

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21 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  21​h 45​min
1
Ngamiland East
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Gaborone
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Serowe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Chobe National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
When in Ngamiland East, make a side trip to see Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Moremi Game Reserve, approximately 1 hour away. Spend the 18th (Sat) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring at Okavango River.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ngamiland East trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to Ngamiland East is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from London to Ngamiland East, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Ngamiland East, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) 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

7
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, theme parks, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ the King Cathedral, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace).

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gaborone trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Ngamiland East to Gaborone takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Ngamiland East in July, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Gaborone: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Serowe.

Things to do in Gaborone

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Khwai Concession
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve

2
nights
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Moremi Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary and then take an in-depth tour of Khama III Memorial Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Serowe attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Gaborone to Serowe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Gorge
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Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Moremi Gorge ©
Moremi Gorge
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

3
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Step out of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to go to Nxai Pan National Park and see Baines Baobabs, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Spend the 31st (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Spend a day of island exploring on the 1st (Sat) at Kubu Island.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Serowe to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Baines Baobabs
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island
Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs

3
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, outdoors, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Savute Reserve and stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Chobe National Park attractions planner .

Explore your travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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

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