3 days in Botswana Itinerary

3 days in Botswana Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3 h
1
Gaborone
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h
2
Okavango Delta
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Johannesburg

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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 3rd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Three Chiefs' Statues and then browse the different shops at Riverwalk Mall.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gaborone road trip planning website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Gaborone is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Johannesburg in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Gaborone: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 40°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Okavango Delta.

Things to do in Gaborone

Shopping
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Riverwalk Mall ©
Riverwalk Mall
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues

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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 4th (Fri): stroll through NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Moremi Wildlife Reserve.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Okavango Delta trip itinerary site.

Fly from Gaborone to Okavango Delta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Gaborone in October, Okavango Delta is colder at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) 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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