8 days in Botswana Itinerary

8 days in Botswana Itinerary

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8 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Ngamiland East
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Serowe
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Gaborone
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stroll through Okavango Delta. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ngamiland East tour itinerary planning tool .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ngamiland East is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Ngamiland East, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in March, things will get much warmer in Ngamiland East: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
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Okavango Delta ©
Okavango Delta
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

1
night
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
On the 17th (Sun), stroll through Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Ngamiland East to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Serowe.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

1
day
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Khama III Memorial Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Serowe day trip planning site .

Explore your travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Serowe with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gaborone.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Gaborone, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve, and then stop by Botswanacraft. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Three Chiefs' Statues, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ the King Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace), and finally stroll through Gaborone Game Reserve.

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

Getting from Serowe to Gaborone by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues

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