22 days in Botswana Itinerary

22 days in Botswana Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Chobe National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Nata
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Serowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Gaborone
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
6
Ngamiland East
— 4 nights
Fly:  21 h 45 min
End: London

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Serondela Reserve and Nogatsaa and Tchinga. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at CARACAL Biodiversity Center.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chobe National Park trip itinerary builder site.

London, UK to Chobe National Park is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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

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 25 min away. Spend the 22nd (Wed) among the memorable landscape of Kubu Island. Spend the 23rd (Thu) in the pleasant surroundings of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Plan my Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Nata.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Nata

Nata
Nata is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nata Bird Sanctuary.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nata trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Nata. In July in Nata, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), you're off to Serowe.

Things to do in Nata

Parks Wildlife
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Nata Bird Sanctuary
Nata Bird Sanctuary

3
nights
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Moremi Gorge and Khama III Memorial Museum. When in Serowe, make a side trip to see Letsatsi Casino in Palapye, approximately Palapye away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Serowe road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nata to Serowe takes 5 hours. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace) and ISKCON Gaborone. When in Gaborone, make a side trip to see Khwai Concession in Moremi Game Reserve, approximately Moremi Game Reserve away. There's much more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, ponder the world of politics at National Assembly Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Balaji Temple, and don't miss a visit to Matsieng's Footprints.

Plan my day in Gaborone using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Serowe to Gaborone in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Gaborone are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Khwai Concession
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Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve
ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace) ©
ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace)
ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone

4
nights
Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Motsana Maun and Lake Ngami. When in Ngamiland East, make a side trip to see Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Moremi Game Reserve, approximately Moremi Game Reserve away.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ngamiland East trip planner.

Getting from Gaborone to Ngamiland East by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Gaborone in August, plan for warmer days in Ngamiland East, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
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Lake Ngami ©
Lake Ngami
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

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