22 days in Botswana Itinerary

22 days in Botswana Itinerary

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22 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Ngamiland East
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Gaborone
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Serowe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Nata
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Nxai Pan National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Chobe National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Brussels

3
nights
Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
Step out of the city life by going to Okavango Delta and Okavango River. Go for a jaunt from Ngamiland East to Moremi Game Reserve to see Moremi Wildlife Reserve about 1h 05 min away.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ngamiland East online sightseeing planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Ngamiland East is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Central African Time (CAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Brussels in September, you will find days in Ngamiland East are warmer (39°C), and nights are a bit warmer (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mokolodi Nature Reserve and Khwai Concession. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring the stark beauty of Khutse Game Reserve. The adventure continues: stroll through Gaborone Game Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone, get in on the family fun at Lion Park Resort, and look for gifts at Botswanacraft.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Gaborone trip builder website .

Fly from Ngamiland East to Gaborone in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Ngamiland East in September, plan for slightly colder days in Gaborone, with highs around 34°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Serowe.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Khwai Concession
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve
Kgale Hill ©
Kgale Hill

2
nights
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Khama III Memorial Museum and then stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Moremi Gorge.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Serowe route planning tool .

Getting from Gaborone to Serowe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nata.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Gorge
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Moremi Gorge ©
Moremi Gorge
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

1
night
Nata

Nata
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nata Bird Sanctuary.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nata trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Serowe to Nata takes 5 hours. In September in Nata, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Nata

Wildlife Parks
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Nata Bird Sanctuary
Nata Bird Sanctuary

2
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): head off the coast to Kubu Island.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park road trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Nata to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nxai Pan National Park.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island

1
night
Nxai Pan National Park

Nxai Pan National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Baines Baobabs.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nxai Pan National Park travel route builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Nxai Pan National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Nxai Pan National Park

Nature Parks
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Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs

3
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
Step out of the city life by going to CARACAL Biodiversity Center and Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nxai Pan National Park to Chobe National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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

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