7 days in Botswana, Victoria Falls & Johannesburg Itinerary

7 days in Botswana, Victoria Falls & Johannesburg Itinerary

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Start: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 2 nights
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
On the 28th (Mon), take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On your second day here, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Victoria Falls trip itinerary maker tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Victoria Falls International Airport. In September in Victoria Falls, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

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Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Safaris
Zipline

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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stroll through Savute Reserve.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Chobe National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve

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Okavango Delta, Botswana

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Okavango Delta trip simple and quick.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta with the Route module. In September in Okavango Delta, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
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Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
On the 2nd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Union Buildings and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Apartheid Museum, steep yourself in history at Mandela House, and then contemplate the long history of Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Johannesburg travel planning site.

Traveling by flight from Okavango Delta to Johannesburg takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Okavango Delta in October; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 32°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Union Buildings
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Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
Safaris
Mandela House ©
Mandela House

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