31 days in Botswana & Gabon Itinerary

31 days in Botswana & Gabon Itinerary

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31 days in Botswana & Gabon Itinerary

Start: Nassau, Bahamas
Fly + Drive:  34 h
1
Okavango Delta, Botswana
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Serowe, Botswana
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Gaborone, Botswana
— 7 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
6
Libreville, Gabon
— 4 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Nassau, Bahamas


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3
nights
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.
When in Okavango Delta, make a side trip to see Okavango River in Maun, approximately Maun away. Spend the 3rd (Tue) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 4th (Wed) in the pleasant surroundings of Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Khwai Concession.

Make your Okavango Delta itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Nassau, Bahamas to Okavango Delta is an approximately 34- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Nassau to Okavango Delta. When traveling from Nassau in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Okavango Delta: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Ngamiland East
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

4
nights
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Savute Reserve, don't miss a visit to Boab Prison Tree, Kasane, and stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chobe National Park trip maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Okavango Delta to Chobe National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

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

4
nights
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana

Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park: Planet Baobab (in Gweta) and Baines Baobabs (in Nxai Pan National Park). Spend the 11th (Wed) in the pleasant surroundings of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Spend the 13th (Fri) among the memorable landscape of Kubu Island.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park road trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chobe National Park to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Serowe.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Baines Baobabs, Planet Baobab
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park ©
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Baines Baobabs ©
Baines Baobabs
Kubu Island ©
Kubu Island

4
nights
Serowe, Botswana

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Explore Serowe's surroundings by going to Palapye (Moremi Gorge & Letsatsi Casino). There's more to do: stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary and get engrossed in the history at Khama III Memorial Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Serowe tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park to Serowe. You will leave for Gaborone on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Serowe

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Palapye
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Khama Rhino Sanctuary ©
Khama Rhino Sanctuary
Moremi Gorge ©
Moremi Gorge
Khama III Memorial Museum ©
Khama III Memorial Museum

7
nights
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.
Gaborone is known for parks, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mokolodi Nature Reserve, admire the engineering at Gaborone Dam, examine the collection at National Museum, and appreciate the history behind Three Chiefs' Statues.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gaborone online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Serowe to Gaborone in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Libreville.

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Three Chiefs' Statues ©
Three Chiefs' Statues
Lion Park Resort ©
Lion Park Resort

4
nights
Libreville, Gabon

Libreville ©
The capital of Gabon and home to almost half of the country's residents, Libreville differs from many African cities, with paved roads, clean streets, and luxurious residences.
Libreville is known for beaches, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Pointe-Denis Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Institut francais, browse the exhibits of Musee des Arts et Traditions du Gabon (Museum of Art and Culture), and pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-dame de Lourdes.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Libreville online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Gaborone to Libreville by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Gaborone to Libreville is minus 1 hour. In March in Libreville, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Libreville

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
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L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville ©
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville
Pointe-Denis Beach ©
Pointe-Denis Beach

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