4 days in Botswana Itinerary

4 days in Botswana Itinerary

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4 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Durban
1
Gaborone
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Nxai Pan National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Ngamiland East
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Durban

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.
On the 24th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Balaji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Three Chiefs' Statues, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then stop by Botswanacraft, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Airport Junction.

To find maps and tourist information, refer to the Gaborone trip itinerary planner .

Durban, South Africa to Gaborone is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Durban in April: high temperatures in Gaborone hover around 20°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nxai Pan National Park.

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

1
night
Nxai Pan National Park

Nxai Pan National Park ©
On the 26th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Baines Baobabs.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nxai Pan National Park road trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Gaborone to Nxai Pan National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ngamiland East.

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Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs

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Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
On the 27th (Mon), stroll through NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust.

For maps and tourist information, read Ngamiland East route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nxai Pan National Park to Ngamiland East. In April, daily temperatures in Ngamiland East can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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