Gaborone Travel Guide, Gaborone City, Getting There

City Gaborone

Why?  Select to tour to Gaborone in Botswana if you have less time in Southern Africa but want to get a glimpse of wildlife viewing. This extensive city, near from Johannesburg, is on the entrance of the Mokolodi Nature Reserve providing game drives and walks, and safari in Botswana itself supports some good souvenir shops where you can locate bargain mementoes of your Gaborone holiday and a sparkling night-life.

When?  Gaborone is hot and dry all year round, the only rainfall that can spoil your holiday, falling in summer as sudden, serious showers that swiftly dry up. Summers can be blisteringly hot, and in the winter period it is cold at night. The greatest time to travel to Gaborone is in the spring or autumn (September/October or March/April/May).

Who for?
Botswana safari tours and wildlife  enthusiasts try to enjoy a safari in one of Botswana’s famous game parks travel to Gaborone as the entryway to their adventures.

More Info:  the full details you need to make out for a holiday in Gaborone, from Botswana flights and airport facilities to currency exchange and health information, is enclosed in our comprehensive Gaborone travel guide.

Overview, Gaborone travel

Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana, may perhaps not be big on tourist attractions but it is a exciting, if small, extensive modern city that offer numerous international hotels (two with casinos) and all the souvenir shops, restaurants and services that tour seekers, interested in the country for the abundant wildlife, will require. There are also some vacation  sights to spot and excursions to get pleasure from for those who only have a day or two in which to get to know the wonders of the country.

Pleasure and ecstasy of Gaborone is its University and National Museum, which brings out some exceptional exhibits. Part of the most remarkable of the modern tall buildings is Orapa House, where Botswana’s diamonds are selected out and dispatched to markets in the world.

The ancient part of the city, referred to as the ‘Village’, is where one can find leftovers of Botswana’s colonial history, such as the remains of the old Government Rest House, where the recognized Jameson Raid  who was thought to have been intended and where Cecil John Rhodes at times stayed.