12 Day Road Trip Through Botswana and Namibia

Wheels of steel: round trip through Botswana in a sedan

12 Day Road Trip Through Botswana and Namibia

Map Itinerary Photos

Road Trip Highlights

Botswana, Namibia

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12 days

3779 km

  • Make a stop in Kasane and stock up on supplies
  • Navigating the wild roads of Botswana with crossing elelphants
  • Swimming in the waters of the Okavango Delta
  • Seeing the dunes of Sossusvlei in the morning light
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Author Bio

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Architect, Avid thrifter, a South African reminiscing on travel adventures before kids and smartphones.

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Suggested Vehicles for hire

Volkswagen Polo Vivo Automatic Transmission

Volkswagen Polo Vivo Automatic Transmission

4 Seats | 5 Doors | 2 Medium Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • ABS
  • Petrol
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Toyota Corolla Quest

Toyota Corolla Quest

4 Seats | 4 Doors | 3 Large Bags | 1 Medium Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • ABS
  • Petrol
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Mercedes Vito Automatic Transmission

Mercedes Vito Automatic Transmission

8 Seats | 5 Doors | 5 Large Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • ABS
  • Petrol
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Drove into Botswana to Serowe for a 1 night stay. 608 Kharma rhino Sanctuary
Day 2-3 Drove to Kasane for a 2 night stay. Explored Chobe National Park during our stay. 730 Kwalape Safari Lodge
Day 4-6 Drove to Makgadigadi Pans National Park for a 3 night stay. 404 Planet Baobab
Day 7 Drove to Moremi Game Reserve and camped in the Okavango Delta for 1 night. The camping was arranged by Island Safari Lodge. 288 Okavango Delta
Day 8-9 Drove to Maun for a 2 night stay. 92 Island Safari Lodge
Day 10 Drove into Namibia to Solitaire for a 1 night stay. 1042 Solitaire Lodge
Day 11 Drove to Frontier River Resort on the Orange river for a 1 night stay. 812 Frontier River Resort
Day 12 Drove into South Africa to Cape and completed the road trip. 737 Cape Town

Photo Gallery

Swimming in the Okavango Delta, Botswana | Photo credit: Ella
Mokoros in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Baobab tree in Makgadigadi Pans National Park, Botswana.
Sunrise at Sossusvlei in Namibia.
Herd of elephants in Chobe National Park, Botswana.
Swimming in the Okavango Delta, Botswana | Photo credit: Ella
Mokoros in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Baobab tree in Makgadigadi Pans National Park, Botswana.
Sunrise at Sossusvlei in Namibia.
Herd of elephants in Chobe National Park, Botswana.

All images copyright Ella (unless indicated otherwise).