60 days in Botswana Itinerary

60 days in Botswana Itinerary

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60 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  21 h 30 min
1
Gaborone
— 7 nights
Bus:  7 h
2
Tshabong
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
3
Ghanzi
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Shakawe
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Okavango Delta
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Chobe National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Nxai Pan National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Nata
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h
10
Serowe
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Francistown
— 3 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Mumbai

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, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve, find something for the whole family at Lion Park Resort, see human ingenuity at work at Gaborone Dam, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gaborone trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Gaborone is an approximately 21.5- hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Mumbai to Gaborone due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in April, you will find days in Gaborone are colder (20°C), and nights are little chillier (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Tshabong.

Things to do in Gaborone

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone
Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues

5
nights
Tshabong

Tshabong ©
Tshabong is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating landscape at Kalahari Desert.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tshabong online trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Gaborone to Tshabong takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll set off for Ghanzi on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Tshabong

Parks Nature
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Kalahari Desert ©
Kalahari Desert

5
nights
Ghanzi

Ghanzi
Ghanzi is a town in the middle of the Kalahari Desert the western part of the Republic of Botswana in southern Africa. Ghanzi is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Kuru Art Project.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ghanzi online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Tshabong to Ghanzi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel to Shakawe.

Things to do in Ghanzi

Shopping Museums
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5
nights
Shakawe

Shakawe
Shakawe is a village located in the northwest corner of Botswana at the beginning of the Okavango Delta, close to Namibia and Angola. Shakawe is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Tsodilo Hills.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Shakawe trip builder.

Drive from Ghanzi to Shakawe in 5 hours. On the 24th (Fri), you're off to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Shakawe

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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6
nights
Okavango Delta

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Okavango Delta side-trips: Maun (Okavango River & Motsana Maun). Spend the 25th (Sat) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 26th (Sun) in the pleasant surroundings of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Khwai River Bridge and tour the pleasant surroundings at Khwai Concession.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Okavango Delta trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Shakawe to Okavango Delta. In April in Okavango Delta, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Ngamiland East
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

6
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.
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Savute Reserve, stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park, explore the activities along Linyanti River, and make a trip to Boab Prison Tree.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park online trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Okavango Delta to Chobe National Park. You will leave for Nxai Pan National Park on the 6th (Wed).

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

5
nights
Nxai Pan National Park

Nxai Pan National Park ©
Spend the 7th (Thu) exploring nature at Baines Baobabs.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nxai Pan National Park journey website.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Nxai Pan National Park with the Route module. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Nxai Pan National Park

Parks Nature
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Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs

5
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Step out of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to go to Gweta and see Planet Baobab, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Spend the 12th (Tue) in the pleasant surroundings of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Spend the 13th (Wed) among the memorable landscape of Kubu Island.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nxai Pan National Park to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. You'll set off for Nata on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Planet Baobab
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island

5
nights
Nata

Nata
Nata is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Nata Bird Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nata trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Nata with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in Nata can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You'll set off for Serowe on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Nata

Parks Wildlife
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Nata Bird Sanctuary
Nata Bird Sanctuary

5
nights
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Change things up with these side-trips from Serowe: Palapye (Moremi Gorge & Letsatsi Casino). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary and get engrossed in the history at Khama III Memorial Museum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Serowe trip planner.

Getting from Nata to Serowe by car takes about 5 hours. You'll set off for Francistown on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Nature Fun & Games

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

3
nights
Francistown

Francistown ©
Follow the trail of the 19th-century gold rush to the "Capital of the North," the regional commercial center of Francistown.
Francistown is known for casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience rural life at Kuminda Farm and try your luck at Marang Casino.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Francistown journey planner.

You can drive from Serowe to Francistown in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Francistown can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 29th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Francistown

Fun & Games Casinos
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Kuminda Farm ©
Kuminda Farm

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