8 days in Botswana Itinerary

8 days in Botswana Itinerary

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8 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3​h
1
Gaborone
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Serowe
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Chobe National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Okavango Delta
— 2 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 21st (Sat): stroll through Gaborone Game Reserve, then admire the landmark architecture of National Assembly Building, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Three Chiefs' Statues and then stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve.

Discover how to plan a Gaborone trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Gaborone is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Serowe.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
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. On the 23rd (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Khama III Memorial Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Khama Rhino Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Serowe attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Gaborone to Serowe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Wildlife Museums
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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 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Serowe to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

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

2
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
On the 25th (Wed), stroll through Savute Reserve. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park and then stroll through CARACAL Biodiversity Center.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Chobe National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Explore your travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Okavango Delta trip builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Okavango Delta with the Route module. March in Okavango Delta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust
Highlights from your plan
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

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