19 days in Botswana Itinerary

19 days in Botswana Itinerary

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19 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
1
Chobe National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Serowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Gaborone
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Ngamiland East
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Brussels

2
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
Visiting Savute Reserve and CARACAL Biodiversity Center will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Serondela Reserve and Boab Prison Tree, Kasane.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Chobe National Park travel route planning tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Chobe National Park is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Chobe National Park is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve

3
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Escape the urban bustle at Makgadikgadi Pans National Park and Baines Baobabs. Spend a day of island exploring on the 23rd (Mon) at Kubu Island.

You can plan Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Serowe.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Baines Baobabs
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Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

3
nights
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Moremi Gorge and Khama III Memorial Museum. Step out of Serowe to go to Palapye and see Letsatsi Casino, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Serowe online visit planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Serowe. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Palapye
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Moremi Gorge ©
Moremi Gorge
Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Khwai Concession and Kgale Hill. Get in touch with nature at Khutse Game Reserve and Gaborone Game Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Balaji Temple, pause for some photo ops at Three Chiefs' Statues, and stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Gaborone vacation planner.

Drive from Serowe to Gaborone in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Khwai Concession, Lentswe-la-Oodi Weavers
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Kgale Hill ©
Kgale Hill
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve

3
nights
Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
Visiting Okavango Delta and Moremi Wildlife Reserve will get you outdoors. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring at Okavango River.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ngamiland East trip app .

You can fly from Gaborone to Ngamiland East in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Gaborone in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Ngamiland East, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

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