17 days in Botswana & Upington Itinerary

17 days in Botswana & Upington Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gaborone, Botswana
— 2 nights
2
Serowe, Botswana
— 1 night
3
Nata, Botswana
— 3 nights
4
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
5
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 4 nights
6
Ghanzi, Botswana
— 1 night
7
Upington, South Africa
— 2 nights

2
nights
Gaborone, Botswana

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mokolodi Nature Reserve as well as Khutse Game Reserve. On the 16th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Khutse Game Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gaborone trip itinerary maker app.

Athens, Greece to Gaborone is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Athens in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Gaborone, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Serowe.

Things to do in Gaborone

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve

1
night
Serowe, Botswana

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Khama Rhino Sanctuary has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Serowe trip planning tool.

Drive from Gaborone to Serowe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nata.

Things to do in Serowe

Wildlife Parks
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Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary

3
nights
Nata, Botswana

Nata ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Makgadikgadi Pans National Park as well as Baines Baobabs. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Baines Baobabs. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Nata day trip planning tool.

Getting from Serowe to Nata by car takes about 5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Nata

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Baines Baobabs, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs

2
nights
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.
You've added Pangolin Photo Safaris, Savute Reserve, Kalahari Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chobe National Park trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nata to Chobe National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Pangolin Photo Safaris ©
Pangolin Photo Safaris
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Kalahari Tours ©
Kalahari Tours

4
nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Ngamiland East, a sub-district of Botswana's North-East District, is all about the wildlife and safaris.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust, Moremi Wildlife Reserve and Okavango River.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ngamiland East trip builder site.

Fly from Chobe National Park to Ngamiland East in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ghanzi.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Ghanzi, Botswana

Ghanzi
Ghanzi is a town in the middle of the Kalahari Desert the western part of the Republic of Botswana in southern Africa. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kuru Art Project. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Kuru Art Project.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Ghanzi journey app.

Traveling by car from Ngamiland East to Ghanzi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Upington.

Things to do in Ghanzi

Museums Shopping
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2
nights
Upington, South Africa

Upington ©
Upington is a town founded in 1884 and located in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, on the banks of the Orange River. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. On the 29th (Sun), stroll through Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Upington day trip tool.

Drive from Ghanzi to Upington in 11.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Upington

Wildlife Parks
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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park ©
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

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