Flight tickets from Kimberley to Kasane

Kasane is a small, picturesque village situated on the banks of the Chobe River in Northern Botswana. It has a colorful history and is a popular tourist destination in the region due to its breathtaking views, interesting culture, and diverse wildlife. With its ancient ruins and charmingly preserved villages, Kasane has become known for its scenic beauty and unique culture. In this article, we will explore the fascinating past and present of this remarkable community in Northern Botswana.

Getting to Know Kasane

Kasane is a town located in Botswana at the four-country corner of Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Kasane has a population of around 19,000 people. It is estimated that around a third of the population is comprised of foreign nationals due to the location's proximity to its neighbouring countries. Kasane is located in the Central Africa Time Zone which is CAT (UTC+2). The most commonly spoken languages in Kasane are English and Setswana. The currency in Kasane is the Botswana Pula. The pula is divided into 100 Thebe.

Climate and Weather

Kasane is the administrative capital of Chobe District, Botswana. It is located on the banks of the Chobe River near its confluence with the Zambezi River. Kasane has a tropical savanna climate. Summers are hot and humid, stretching from October to March, with temperatures averaging in the mid-twenties Celsius. Rainfall is fairly low, with typical amounts recording around 650 mm per year. Winters are dry, with cool nights and warm days, temperatures averaging around 30°C. The area has an overall wetter-than-average climate, thanks to the flooding of the Chobe river and its various tributaries. The result is an abundance of wildlife and lush, verdant vegetation in the area.

Touring Kasane: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Kasane: Kasane Airport (BBK) and Kasane International Airport (FLL). The main airport is Kasane Airport (BBK). You can get from the airport to downtown Kasane by taxi and the cost will depend on your destination. It typically costs around P180 (or around 25 USD). No, you cannot change money at Kasane airport. The best option is to use an ATM machine at the airport for local currency or use a foreign exchange outlet in town.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Kasane

  1. Kasane is the home of four of Botswana's main ethnic groups, each with their own history and culture. Its people are primarily of the Bakgalagadi, BaYei, Senthuhume, and Ngwaketse tribes.
  2. Tourists to the area can experience local cultures and traditional practices, such as craft-making, traditional dances and music, and traditional storytelling.
  3. Kasane is also home to marula festivals, which celebrate the marula fruit, and which attracts locals and tourists alike every year

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