3 days in Gaborone & South Africa Itinerary

3 days in Gaborone & South Africa Itinerary

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3 days in Gaborone & South Africa Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Fly:  3​h
1
Gaborone, Botswana
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Cape Town, South Africa
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

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Gaborone, Botswana

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at ISKCON Gaborone (Krishna Balaram Palace), then admire the striking features of National Assembly Building, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Balaji Temple.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Gaborone trip itinerary builder .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Gaborone is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Johannesburg in December, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Gaborone: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 44°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Gaborone

Historic Sites
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Sri Balaji Temple ©
Sri Balaji Temple
National Assembly Building ©
National Assembly Building

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Signal Hill, take in the waterfront at Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Cape Point, kick back and relax at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony, and then stroll through Fish Hoek Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cape Town tour itinerary maker site .

Getting from Gaborone to Cape Town by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Gaborone in December, with highs in Cape Town at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Cape Point ©
Cape Point

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