21 days in Botswana Itinerary

21 days in Botswana Itinerary

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21 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
1
Chobe National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Serowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Gaborone
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Ngamiland East
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Brussels

3
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, outdoors, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve, contemplate the waterfront views at Linyanti River, and stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Chobe National Park sightseeing tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Chobe National Park is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Central African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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

3
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Change things up with a short trip to Baines Baobabs in Nxai Pan National Park (about 1h 25 min away). Spend the 6th (Thu) in the pleasant surroundings of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Spend a day of island exploring on the 7th (Fri) at Kubu Island.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Makgadikgadi Pans National Park day trip planning app .

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

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
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Serowe: Palapye (Moremi Gorge & Letsatsi Casino). It doesn't end there: stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary and take an in-depth tour of Khama III Memorial Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Serowe trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Serowe. On the 11th (Tue), you're off toGaborone.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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.
Gaborone is known for parks, shopping, theme parks, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve, get outside with Kgale Hill, explore the fascinating landscape at Khutse Game Reserve, and take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gaborone trip planner.

You can drive from Serowe to Gaborone in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Gaborone sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Khwai Concession, Lentswe-la-Oodi Weavers
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Lion Park Resort ©
Lion Park Resort
Kgale Hill ©
Kgale Hill

3
nights
Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
Step out of Ngamiland East to go to Moremi Game Reserve and see Moremi Wildlife Reserve, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Spend the 18th (Tue) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring at Okavango River.

Make your Ngamiland East itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Gaborone to Ngamiland East takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Gaborone in August, expect nights in Ngamiland East to be a bit warmer, around 13°C, while days are warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

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