22 days in Botswana Itinerary

22 days in Botswana Itinerary

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22 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
1
Chobe National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Shakawe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Okavango Delta
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Serowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Gaborone
— 6 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Brussels

3
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, outdoors, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve, explore the activities along Linyanti River, and walk around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chobe National Park trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Chobe National Park is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Central African Time (CAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Shakawe.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

2
nights
Shakawe

Shakawe
Shakawe is a village located in the northwest corner of Botswana at the beginning of the Okavango Delta, close to Namibia and Angola. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Tsodilo Hills.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Shakawe trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Shakawe with the Route module. You'll set off for Okavango Delta on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Shakawe

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 18:

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.
Take a break from Okavango Delta with a short trip to Okavango River in Maun, about 50 minutes away. Spend the 19th (Sun) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 20th (Mon) in the pleasant surroundings of Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Okavango Delta trip itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Shakawe to Okavango Delta. In July, daytime highs in Okavango Delta are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Ngamiland East
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

3
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Go for a jaunt from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Nxai Pan National Park to see Baines Baobabs about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 22nd (Wed) in the pleasant surroundings of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Spend a day of island exploring on the 23rd (Thu) at Kubu Island.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park fast, fun, and easy.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Okavango Delta to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Serowe.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Baines Baobabs
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island
Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs

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). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary and get engrossed in the history at Khama III Memorial Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Serowe trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Serowe with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Gaborone.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Palapye
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, see human ingenuity at work at Gaborone Dam, and stop by Botswanacraft.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gaborone trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Serowe to Gaborone takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Gaborone are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 2:
Highlights from your plan
Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve

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