8 days in Botswana, Victoria Falls & Johannesburg Itinerary

8 days in Botswana, Victoria Falls & Johannesburg Itinerary

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8 days in Botswana, Victoria Falls & Johannesburg Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  28​h
1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
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
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

1
night
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Prime Art Gallery, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls online trip itinerary maker .

Melbourne, Australia to Victoria Falls is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Victoria Falls is minus 8 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Victoria Falls, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

1
night
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): stroll through Serondela Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Chobe National Park vacation maker app .

Explore your travel options from Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

Make your Okavango Delta itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta. In September, daily temperatures in Okavango Delta can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
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nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nan Hua Temple and Regina Mundi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like African Battlefields - Private Tours and I was shot in Joburg. Get out of town with these interesting Johannesburg side-trips: Spas (in Benoni) and Faerie Glen Nature Reserve (in Pretoria). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve and get engrossed in the history at Nelson Mandela Foundation.

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Traveling by flight from Okavango Delta to Johannesburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Okavango Delta in September; daily highs in Johannesburg reach 30°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pretoria, Nan Hua Temple, Spas
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Nan Hua Temple ©
Nan Hua Temple
Regina Mundi ©
Regina Mundi
African Battlefields ©
African Battlefields

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