14 days in Botswana Itinerary

14 days in Botswana Itinerary

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14 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Gaborone
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Serowe
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Okavango Delta
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Shakawe
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Chobe National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: London

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.
Gaborone is known for parks, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Three Chiefs' Statues, buy something for everyone on your list at Riverwalk Mall, admire the engineering at Gaborone Dam, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Balaji Temple.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Gaborone trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Gaborone is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Gaborone due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, expect Gaborone to be much hotter, temps between 29°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Serowe.

Things to do in Gaborone

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Botswanacraft ©
Botswanacraft
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve

1
night
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Khama III Memorial Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Serowe road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Gaborone to Serowe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Serowe

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

1
night
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): stroll through Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Serowe to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

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.
On the 1st (Sat), stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Okavango River.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Okavango Delta trip builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Okavango Delta. January in Okavango Delta sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Shakawe.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Okavango River
Highlights from your plan
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

1
night
Shakawe

Shakawe
Shakawe is a village located in the northwest corner of Botswana at the beginning of the Okavango Delta, close to Namibia and Angola. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Tsodilo Hills.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Shakawe online trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Okavango Delta to Shakawe with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Shakawe

Parks Nature Historic Sites

4
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
Chobe National Park, in northern Botswana, has one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa. Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve and stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chobe National Park tour itinerary planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Shakawe to Chobe National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

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