Gaborone, affectionately called Gabs, is the capital and the largest city of Botswana. It is situated between the Kgale and Oodi Hills, on the banks of River Notwane. Earlier a small village, it blossomed into a metropolis after the discovery of diamonds in the 1970s. Gaborone makes for an unforgettable holiday experience, owing to its unsoiled surroundings, myriad attractions, and varied cultural sites.
The Gaborone International Airport lies twenty five kilometres north of the city, so, to avoid standing in long queues for taxis and buses, tourists must rent a car in Gaborone and drive to the city in comfort at their own pace. Gaborone is surrounded by the towns of Ramotswa, Mogoditshane, Mochudi, and Tlokweng and having a car at your end will make the journey to these nearby towns comfortable and easy. You will also save your time and enjoy a flexible holiday at your own speed.
Tourists can get a car for hire in Gaborone and drive to the Mokolodi Nature Reserve, located twelve kilometers south of Gaborone, which is famous for the reintroduction of the White Rhino. They can also visit the Gaborone Game Reserve, which is home to animals such as impala, kudu, ostrich, and bushbuck, and it is also famous for bird watching. The Gaborone Dam is a must-visit, with a yacht club in its northern side and the Kalahari Fishing Club at its southern end. Windsurfers and anglers also head to the dam for an adrenaline rush. Also, a drive to the Kgale Hills is well rewarded with a breath-taking panoramic view of the valley.
Rich in cultural history, Gaborone hosts a performing arts competition called “My African Dream” in the Gaborone International Convention Centre every year. Tourists can also enjoy local music and food at the Maitisong Festival, which is hosted all over the city. Shopping enthusiasts can get a car for rent in Gaborone and head to the nearby markets of Oodi, Gabane, and Thamaga. The mall located at the heart of the city with a plethora of shops and eateries is also a great place to visit.
From glittering casinos to dense forests, Gaborone has innumerable recreational options. Booking a car will ensure easy access to all its tourist attractions. Whether visiting the world’s largest diamond mine, Gaborone’s eighteen-hole golf course, the National Stadium, or the famous Terrace Restaurant, Gaborone promises to be an unforgettable experience.
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