Botswana
The perfect 7 days itinerary

Botswana, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, is known for its diverse wildlife and stunning landscapes. The Okavango Delta, a vast inland river delta, is a lush animal habitat. The Chobe National Park is renowned for its large herds of elephants and diverse bird species. Botswana's Kalahari Desert is home to the indigenous San people. The country offers a blend of thrilling safaris, rich cultural experiences, and breathtaking natural beauty. Let's explore the wonders of Botswana over a 7-day journey.

What to do in Botswana?

This 7 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Botswana. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Arrival in Maun

Morning

  • Arrive in Maun, the gateway to the Okavango Delta. Check into your hotel and freshen up.

Afternoon

  • Explore the town of Maun. Visit the Nhabe Museum to learn about the local culture and history.

Evening

  • Enjoy a relaxing dinner at a local restaurant.


Day 2: Okavango Delta Safari

Morning

  • Embark on a full-day safari in the Okavango Delta. Enjoy a traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) ride through the waterways.

Afternoon

  • Continue your safari with a guided walking tour. Spot diverse wildlife including elephants, hippos, and various bird species.

Evening

  • Return to your lodge and enjoy a campfire dinner under the stars.


Day 3: Moremi Game Reserve

Morning

Afternoon

  • Go on a game drive to spot lions, leopards, and other wildlife.

Evening

  • Stay overnight in a tented camp within the reserve.


Day 4: Flight to Kasane and Chobe River Cruise

Morning

Afternoon

  • Enjoy a boat cruise on the Chobe River. Spot elephants, crocodiles, and hippos along the riverbanks.

Evening

  • Check into your lodge and relax with a sundowner drink.


Day 5: Chobe National Park Safari

Morning

  • Embark on an early morning game drive in Chobe National Park. Look out for the park's famous elephant herds and other wildlife.

Afternoon

Evening

  • Enjoy a traditional Boma dinner at your lodge.


Day 6: Makgadikgadi Pans

Morning

Afternoon

  • Explore the pans on a guided tour. Learn about the unique ecosystem and spot meerkats and other desert wildlife.

Evening

  • Experience a magical sunset over the pans and stay overnight in a desert camp.


Day 7: Return to Maun and Departure

Morning

  • Travel back to Maun.

Afternoon

  • Spend your last afternoon shopping for souvenirs or relaxing by the pool.

Evening

  • Depart from Maun and head home with unforgettable memories of your Botswana adventure.


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