19 days in Botswana Itinerary

19 days in Botswana Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Palapye
— 2 nights
2
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 3 nights
3
Chobe National Park
— 3 nights
4
Okavango Delta
— 4 nights
5
Gaborone
— 6 nights

2
nights
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). On the next day, try your luck at Letsatsi Casino and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Palapye trip site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Palapye is an approximately 6-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Palapye

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Khama Rhino Sanctuary
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Moremi Gorge ©
Moremi Gorge
Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary

3
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Take a break from the city and head to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park and Baines Baobabs. Spend the 4th (Tue) among the memorable landscape of Kubu Island.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park travel route builder.

Explore your travel options from Palapye to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Baines Baobabs
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island

3
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.
Get outdoors at Serondela Reserve and CARACAL Biodiversity Center. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nogatsaa and Tchinga and Seboba Nature and Recreational Park. It doesn't end there: stroll through Savute Reserve.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park journey builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Chobe National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can 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
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust and Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Go for a jaunt from Okavango Delta to Maun to see Okavango River about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Khwai River Bridge.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Okavango Delta holiday maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Ngamiland East
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mokolodi Nature Reserve and Gaborone Game Reserve. Step off the beaten path and head to Kgale Hill and Spas & Wellness. The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Khutse Game Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ the King Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at National Assembly Building.

To plan Gaborone vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Okavango Delta to Gaborone by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Okavango Delta in August, expect nights in Gaborone to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Kgale Hill ©
Kgale Hill
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve

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