15 days in Botswana Itinerary

15 days in Botswana Itinerary

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15 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  28​h
1
Gaborone
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Palapye
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Francistown
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Nxai Pan National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Chobe National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Okavango Delta
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Montreal

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like ISKCON Gaborone and Spas & Wellness. The adventure continues: stop by Botswanacraft, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji Temple, get outside with Kgale Hill, and laugh and play at Lion Park Resort.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gaborone online vacation maker .

Montreal, Canada to Gaborone is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Gaborone is 7 hours. Traveling from Montreal in October, expect Gaborone to be much warmer, temps between 40°C and 40°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Palapye.

Things to do in Gaborone

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone
Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Sri Balaji Temple ©
Sri Balaji Temple

1
night
Palapye

Palapye ©
Palapye is a large town in Botswana, situated about halfway between Francistown and Gaborone (240 km away from Gaborone and 170 km away from Francistown). Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): try your luck at Letsatsi Casino and then take in breathtaking views at Moremi Gorge.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Palapye travel planner .

Traveling by car from Gaborone to Palapye takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Francistown.

Things to do in Palapye

Casinos Parks Nature
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Moremi Gorge ©
Moremi Gorge

1
night
Francistown

Francistown ©
Follow the trail of the 19th-century gold rush to the "Capital of the North," the regional commercial center of Francistown.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): try your luck at Marang Casino and then experience rural life at Kuminda Farm.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Francistown holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Palapye to Francistown takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nxai Pan National Park.

Things to do in Francistown

Casinos Fun & Games
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Kuminda Farm ©
Kuminda Farm

1
night
Nxai Pan National Park

Nxai Pan National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Baines Baobabs.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nxai Pan National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Francistown to Nxai Pan National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Nxai Pan National Park

Parks Nature
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Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs

2
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
On the 10th (Thu), walk around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at CARACAL Biodiversity Center. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Serondela Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park online vacation planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nxai Pan National Park to Chobe National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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

3
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.
Spend the 12th (Sat) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 13th (Sun) in the pleasant surroundings of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. The adventure continues: take in the views from Khwai River Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Okavango Delta online trip maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta. October in Okavango Delta sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

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