20 days in Botswana Itinerary

20 days in Botswana Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Lion Park Resort. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve, look for gifts at Botswanacraft, take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone, and appreciate the history behind Three Chiefs' Statues.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Gaborone planning app.

Newark, USA to Gaborone is an approximately 29-hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Newark to Gaborone due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Newark in October: high temperatures in Gaborone hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Serowe.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Lentswe-la-Oodi Weavers
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
Lion Park Resort ©
Lion Park Resort

2
nights
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Moremi Gorge and then stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Khama III Memorial Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Serowe sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Gaborone to Serowe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Gorge
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Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Moremi Gorge ©
Moremi Gorge
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

3
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Step out of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to go to Nxai Pan National Park and see Baines Baobabs, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Spend the 17th (Thu) in the pleasant surroundings of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Spend the 18th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Kubu Island.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Makgadikgadi Pans National Park driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Serowe to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough 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
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island
Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs

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.
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Savute Reserve and don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chobe National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Maun (Motsana Maun & Okavango River). Spend the 25th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Okavango Delta vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta. In October in Okavango Delta, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

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