8 days in Botswana & Victoria Falls Itinerary

8 days in Botswana & Victoria Falls Itinerary

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8 days in Botswana & Victoria Falls Itinerary

Start: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Nata, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Gweta, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Shakawe, Botswana
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Drive + Bus + Drive:  5​h
End: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours and then explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria Falls online travel planner .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Victoria Falls International Airport. In September, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nata.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Zipline

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Nata, Botswana

Nata
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stroll through Nata Bird Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Nata trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Victoria Falls to Nata takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Victoria Falls in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Nata, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Gweta.

Things to do in Nata

Parks Wildlife
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Nata Bird Sanctuary
Nata Bird Sanctuary

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Gweta, Botswana

Gweta
On the 3rd (Thu), try out the rides at Planet Baobab.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gweta trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Nata to Gweta in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Gweta

Theme Parks
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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stroll through Savute Reserve. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Serondela Reserve and then stroll through Nogatsaa and Tchinga.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chobe National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gweta to Chobe National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Shakawe.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

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

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night
Shakawe, Botswana

Shakawe
Shakawe is a village located in the northwest corner of Botswana at the beginning of the Okavango Delta, close to Namibia and Angola. On the 6th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Tsodilo Hills.

To find out how to plan a trip to Shakawe, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Shakawe. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Shakawe

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Okavango Delta, Botswana

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 (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. On the next day, stroll through Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

Plan my Okavango Delta trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Explore your travel options from Shakawe to Okavango Delta with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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