5 days in Botswana Itinerary

5 days in Botswana Itinerary

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5 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3​h
1
Gaborone
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Okavango Delta
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gaborone Game Reserve, admire the landmark architecture of National Assembly Building, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve and then appreciate the history behind Three Chiefs' Statues.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gaborone trip app .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Gaborone is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, expect nights in Gaborone to be much warmer, around 44°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 44°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Gaborone

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve

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.
Step out of Okavango Delta with an excursion to Okavango River in Maun--about 50 minutes away. Spend the 24th (Tue) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 25th (Wed) in the pleasant surroundings of Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

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Traveling by flight from Gaborone to Okavango Delta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Gaborone, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Okavango Delta, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

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