Flight tickets from Mpumalanga to Gaberone

Gaborone, the capital city of Botswana, is a vibrant and dynamic city located on the Eastern border of the Kalahari Desert. It is home to diverse cultures, rich history and plenty of activities for the whole family. With over 240,000 inhabitants, Gaborone is the most populous city in Botswana. This city is a great destination for those looking to explore a culture that is distinctively African with African hospitality, tribal customs and influences of the Bushmen, Batswana and Motswana tribes. It is also a great place to find top-notch restaurants, museums, wildlife reserves and architecture that embraces both traditional and modern styles. In this article, we will look at Gaborone’s history, culture and attractions, so that you can make the most of your visit.

Getting to Know Gaborone

Gaborone is the capital city of the African nation Botswana. Located in the south-eastern corner of Botswana, Gaborone has an estimated population of 244,312 people and is situated in the Central African Time Zone (CAT), GMT+2. The main languages spoken in Gaborone are English, Setswana, and Kalanga. The Botswanan Pula is the official currency, and the exchange rate is roughly 10 pula to 1 United States Dollar.

Climate and Weather

Gaborone is the capital city of Botswana, located in the south-eastern part of the country. The city has a subtropical highland climate, with hot and humid summers and cooler and drier winters. Summers are generally warm and humid, with daytime highs ranging between 29 and 35 degrees Celsius, while nighttime lows range between 11 and 23 degrees Celsius. Winters are mild and dry, with highs ranging between 17 and 25 degrees Celsius and lows between -1 and 13 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is evenly spread throughout the year, with a short rainy season from December to April, and the remaining months receiving less rainfall. The average annual precipitation is about 600mm.

Touring Gaborone: Airport and Transportation

There is only one airport in Gaborone, the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (GSB). You can get from there to downtown Gaborone using a taxi or ride-sharing app, with fares typically ranging from P70 – P100 ($7-10 USD). You can also get buses from the airport that cost P25 ($2.50 USD). Yes, you can change money at Gaborone airport - there are bureaux de change available in both the Arrivals and Departures halls.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Gaborone

  1. The capital city of Botswana, Gaborone, has a rich culture heavily influenced by traditional Tswana culture, as well as its colonial history, particularly of British settlers.
  2. Gaborone has a vibrant music and art scene that reflects the culture of the city, and its inhabitants. Traditional Tswana music is popular and there are regular galleries, festivals and tradeshows showcasing these and other arts.
  3. Gaborone is becoming more diverse as it develops, with immigrants from other African nations, Europe, and the Americas making up a significant part of the city’s population. This has opened up a unique cultural experience for tourists to explore

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