4 days in Botswana Itinerary

4 days in Botswana Itinerary

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4 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3​h
1
Gaborone
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Okavango Delta
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
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 6th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at National Assembly Building, pause for some photo ops at Three Chiefs' Statues, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji Temple. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Botswanacraft and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Gaborone visit planning site .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Gaborone is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Johannesburg in December: highs in Gaborone hover around 44°C, while lows dip to 44°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Gaborone

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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
Botswanacraft ©
Botswanacraft

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 8th (Sun): stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Okavango Delta trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Gaborone to Okavango Delta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Gaborone in December, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Okavango Delta: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

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

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