22 days in Botswana Itinerary

22 days in Botswana Itinerary

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22 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Chobe National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Nata
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Serowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Gaborone
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Ngamiland East
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like CARACAL Biodiversity Center and Serondela Reserve.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Chobe National Park journey builder app .

London, UK to Chobe National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from London to Chobe National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

3
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Baines Baobabs and Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Spend a day of island exploring on the 22nd (Wed) at Kubu Island.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park travel route tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Nata.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Baines Baobabs
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
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Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island

3
nights
Nata

Nata
Nata is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Nata Bird Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nata trip itinerary builder app .

Explore your travel options from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Nata with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll set off for Serowe on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Nata

Wildlife Parks
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Nata Bird Sanctuary
Nata Bird Sanctuary

3
nights
Serowe

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Discover out-of-the-way places like Moremi Gorge and Khama Rhino Sanctuary. Step out of Serowe with an excursion to Letsatsi Casino in Palapye--about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of Khama III Memorial Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Serowe online day trip planner .

You can drive from Nata to Serowe in 5 hours. On the 29th (Wed), you're off toGaborone.

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Palapye
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
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Moremi Gorge ©
Moremi Gorge
Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Khwai Concession and Kgale Hill. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Gaborone, admire the striking features of National Assembly Building, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and see human ingenuity at work at Gaborone Dam.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Gaborone vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Serowe to Gaborone by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Khwai Concession
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Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve
ISKCON Gaborone ©
ISKCON Gaborone
Kgale Hill ©
Kgale Hill

4
nights
Ngamiland East

Ngamiland East ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Ngami and Motsana Maun. Step out of Ngamiland East to go to Moremi Game Reserve and see Moremi Wildlife Reserve, which is approximately 1 hour away.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Ngamiland East tour itinerary app .

Getting from Gaborone to Ngamiland East by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Gaborone in August, you will find days in Ngamiland East are much hotter (34°C), and nights are a bit warmer (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 7:
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Lake Ngami ©
Lake Ngami
Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve

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