9 days in Botswana Itinerary

9 days in Botswana Itinerary

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9 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  4​h
Gaborone
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Okavango Delta
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Chobe National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Durban

3
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.
Spend the 10th (Thu) in the pleasant surroundings of Makgadikgadi Salt Pan. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve, head outdoors with Kgale Hill, stop by Botswanacraft, and admire the landmark architecture of National Assembly Building.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gaborone trip tool .

Durban, South Africa to Gaborone is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Durban in May, plan for slightly colder days in Gaborone, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Gaborone

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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stroll through Okavango Delta. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Okavango Delta online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Gaborone to Okavango Delta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Gaborone in May, you will find days in Okavango Delta are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

#Wildlife, #Parks

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Okavango Delta
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Okavango Delta ©
Okavango Delta

2
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga and then stroll through Serondela Reserve.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park road trip website .

Explore your travel options from Okavango Delta to Chobe National Park with the Route module. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

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