7 days in Botswana Itinerary

7 days in Botswana Itinerary

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7 days in Botswana Itinerary

Gaborone
Gaborone
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
Okavango Delta
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Chobe National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Gaborone

2
days
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 7th (Mon): look for gifts at Botswanacraft, then stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve, and then ponder the world of politics at National Assembly Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Three Chiefs' Statues, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ the King Cathedral, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gaborone Game Reserve.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Gaborone trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Gaborone. In May, daily temperatures in Gaborone can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to 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
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stroll through Okavango Delta. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Okavango Delta driving holiday planning website .

Getting from Gaborone to Okavango Delta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Gaborone in May: highs in Okavango Delta hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

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Okavango Delta
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Okavango Delta ©
Okavango Delta

3
days
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
Chobe National Park is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Savute Reserve.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chobe National Park trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Okavango Delta to Chobe National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

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