Flight tickets from Durban to Gaberone

Gaborone is the capital and largest city in Botswana. The city has a rich history and has evolved into a modern and prosperous city. Gaborone is a vibrant, multicultural city and provides plenty of attractions and activities for residents and visitors alike. From outdoor recreation to fine dining and cultural attractions, there is something to do in Gaborone. In this text, we will explore the city and its attractions, including its history and culture, and discover what makes Gaborone such a unique and delightful place to live and visit.

Getting to Know Gaborone

Gaborone is a city in Botswana, located in the southeastern region of the country. It is the national capital and largest city, with a population of 227,784 people. The city lies in the Central Time Zone, which is two hours ahead of UTC. The official languages of Gaborone are English and Setswana, which is the country's Bantu language. English is the language of government and education. The Botswana pula is the official currency. It is divided into 100 thebe and has a symbol of P or BWP.

Climate and Weather

Gaborone is the capital city of Botswana, located in the south-west of the country and situated in the Gaborone Valley at 1100m above sea level. The climate here is classed as a semi-arid climate, with a long dry season from April to October, with temperatures that can reach highs of around 35-37 degrees Celsius during the day and around 15 to 20 degrees at night. The short wet season runs from November to April and brings moderate levels of rainfall and cooler temperatures, usually around 18-27 degrees Celsius during the day and around 8-15 degrees at night. During both the dry and wet seasons, the climate is typically sunny and hot during the day and much cooler at night. Humidity remains relatively low throughout the year. The warmest month is January, while the coldest is July.

Touring Gaborone: Airport and Transportation

There is one airport in Gaborone and its official name is Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE). The airport is located 10km north of the city center. A taxi ride from the airport to downtown will cost around 60 to 70 Botswana pula (BWP) (USD 6 - 7). Alternatively, you can take a shared shuttle bus which costs 15 BWP (USD 1.5). Foreign exchange services are offered at the airport's Tax Free shop, located at the departures area.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Gaborone

  1. Gaborone is the capital and largest city of Botswana, and is home to a wide variety of different cultures, languages, and ethnicities.
  2. Gaborone is a destination for many tourists, offering a unique blend of modern urban amenities with traditional African culture and heritage.
  3. Gaborone is known for its vibrant markets, fascinating museums, and lively nightlife, as well as its numerous nature trails and nearby national parks

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