22 days in Botswana Itinerary

22 days in Botswana Itinerary

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22 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
Chobe National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Serowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Gaborone
— 7 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Ngamiland East
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
Take a break from the city and head to Savute Reserve and Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chobe National Park driving holiday planning tool .

Amsterdam, Holland to Chobe National Park is an approximately 23-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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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

3
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Take a break from the city and head to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park and Baines Baobabs. Spend a day of island exploring on the 11th (Thu) at Kubu Island.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Serowe.

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
Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island

3
nights
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Get in touch with nature at Khama Rhino Sanctuary and Moremi Gorge. Step out of Serowe to go to Palapye and see Letsatsi Casino, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. It doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Khama III Memorial Museum.

For more things to do and more tourist information, use the Serowe online vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Serowe. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Gaborone.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mokolodi Nature Reserve and Khutse Game Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Khwai Concession, head outdoors with Kgale Hill, examine the collection at National Museum, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Gaborone planner .

Getting from Serowe to Gaborone by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Gaborone can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
Get in touch with nature at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust and Okavango River. Go for a jaunt from Ngamiland East to Moremi Game Reserve to see Moremi Wildlife Reserve about 1h 05 min away.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ngamiland East journey maker website .

Traveling by flight from Gaborone to Ngamiland East takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gaborone in June: highs in Ngamiland East hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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