15 days in Botswana Itinerary

15 days in Botswana Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gaborone
— 4 nights
2
Palapye
— 1 night
3
Francistown
— 1 night
4
Nxai Pan National Park
— 1 night
5
Chobe National Park
— 2 nights
6
Okavango Delta
— 3 nights

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 Sri Balaji Temple. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace), get a sense of history and politics at National Assembly Building, head outdoors with Kgale Hill, and browse the different shops at Riverwalk Mall.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gaborone visit planner.

Montreal, Canada to Gaborone is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Gaborone. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Montreal in October; daily highs in Gaborone reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Palapye.

Things to do in Gaborone

Historic Sites Wildlife Theme Parks
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ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone
ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace) ©
ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace)
Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve

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). Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): try to win big at Letsatsi Casino and then take in breathtaking views at Moremi Gorge.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Palapye sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Gaborone to Palapye takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Francistown.

Things to do in Palapye

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): try to win big at Marang Casino and then experience rural life at Kuminda Farm.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Francistown trip planner.

Drive from Palapye to Francistown in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Francistown sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Nxai Pan National Park.

Things to do in Francistown

Fun & Games Casinos
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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 wealth of natural beauty at Baines Baobabs.

Plan a trip to Nxai Pan National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Francistown to Nxai Pan National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can 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 ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
On the 10th (Thu), stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park and then stroll through CARACAL Biodiversity Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Serondela Reserve and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chobe National Park trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nxai Pan National Park to Chobe National Park. Cap off 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. There's more to do: take in the views from Khwai River Bridge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Okavango Delta tour itinerary planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta. October in Okavango Delta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow 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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NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

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