31 days in Botswana & Gabon Itinerary

31 days in Botswana & Gabon Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Okavango River in Maun (about 50 minutes 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. There's more to do: stroll through Khwai Concession.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Okavango Delta trip itinerary builder app.

Nassau, Bahamas to Okavango Delta is an approximately 34- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Africa Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Nassau in March, you will find days in Okavango Delta are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Okavango Delta

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Ngamiland East
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NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust ©
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, and stroll around Seboba Nature and Recreational Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Chobe National Park day trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Okavango Delta to Chobe National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can 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 ©
Venture out of the city with trips to 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 maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chobe National Park to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Serowe.

Things to do in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Serowe, Botswana

Serowe ©
Serowe is a town in Botswana's Central District. Venture out of the city with trips to Palapye (Moremi Gorge & Letsatsi Casino). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Khama Rhino Sanctuary and take an in-depth tour of Khama III Memorial Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Serowe trip maker site.

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 Casinos Wildlife

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: stroll through Mokolodi Nature Reserve, stop by Botswanacraft, examine the collection at National Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Three Chiefs' Statues.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gaborone itinerary planner.

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

Things to do in Gaborone

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Mokolodi Nature Reserve ©
Mokolodi Nature Reserve
Lion Park Resort ©
Lion Park Resort
Gaborone Game Reserve ©
Gaborone Game Reserve

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, try your luck at Casino Croisette, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akanda National Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-dame de Lourdes.

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You can fly from Gaborone to Libreville in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Gaborone to Libreville is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Libreville

Historic Sites Casinos Parks
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L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville ©
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville
Pointe-Denis Beach ©
Pointe-Denis Beach

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