9 days in Botswana Itinerary

9 days in Botswana Itinerary

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9 days in Botswana Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Okavango Delta
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Chobe National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Gaborone
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Cape Town

3
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Okavango Delta.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Okavango Delta itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Okavango Delta is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus. Traveling from Cape Town in October, expect nights in Okavango Delta to be a bit warmer, around 24°C, while days are warmer, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Serondela Reserve. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chobe National Park holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Okavango Delta to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gaborone.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

3
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.
Gaborone is known for parks, casinos, shopping, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve, stop by Botswanacraft, appreciate the history behind Three Chiefs' Statues, and make a trip to Matsieng's Footprints.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gaborone itinerary planner.

Fly from Chobe National Park to Gaborone in 5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve

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