8 days in Botswana Itinerary

8 days in Botswana Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Okavango Delta trip planner.

East London, South Africa to Okavango Delta is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from East London in December: high temperatures in Okavango Delta hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park day trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Okavango Delta to Chobe National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve

1
night
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll through Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Makgadikgadi Pans National Park sightseeing website.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Serowe.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

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night
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Khama III Memorial Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Serowe itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Serowe with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gaborone.

Things to do in Serowe

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve and then pause for some photo ops at Three Chiefs' Statues.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gaborone trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Serowe to Gaborone takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
Sri Balaji Temple ©
Sri Balaji Temple

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