5 days in Botswana Itinerary

5 days in Botswana Itinerary

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5 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Bloemfontein
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Okavango Delta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Gaborone
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Serowe
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Bloemfontein

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 7th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Okavango Delta trip website .

Bloemfontein, South Africa to Okavango Delta is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Bloemfontein in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Okavango Delta, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

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 9th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Three Chiefs' Statues and then stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gaborone trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Okavango Delta to Gaborone takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Okavango Delta in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Gaborone, with highs around 29°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Serowe.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues

1
night
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. On the 10th (Fri), stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Serowe sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Gaborone to Serowe in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Wildlife
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Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary

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