Flight tickets from Plettenberg Bay to Kasane

Kasane is a thriving tourist attraction located on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. With crystal-clear waters of the Zambezi River and the lush and vibrant wildlife that encompasses the area, Kasane is considered one of the most interesting places in Southern Africa. From its unique mix of Zambian and Zimbabwean cultures to its stunning scenery, Kasane is an unforgettable destination. Whether you're looking to explore an African safari or just relax on the riverbanks, Kasane has something for everyone. In this text, we will explore the history, attractions and activities of Kasane, so you can plan the perfect trip!

Getting to Know Kasane

Kasane is a town located in the north east of Botswana and is located on the Chobe River at the northern tip of the Chobe National Park. The population of Kasane is estimated to be around 7,428 people as of 2018. Kasane is located in the Central Africa Time Zone, GMT +2. English, Setswana and Kalanga are the main languages spoken in the town. The Botswana Pula (BWP) is the official currency of Kasane.

Climate and Weather

Kasane is a town located in the Chobe District of Botswana, close to the borders of four countries: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Botswana. The town lies on the Chobe River, which feeds into the Linyanti Wetland. The climate of Kasane is semi-arid, with temperatures ranging from hot during the day to cool at night. During the summer months (November to March) temperatures can often exceed 40°C and humidity levels can be high. The winter months (April to October) are generally cool and dry, with temperatures dropping as low as 5°C. Rainfall is generally sparse, with the wet season usually falling between late December and early February. Thunderstorms are common during this time.

Touring Kasane: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Kasane. The first is Kasane International Airport (BBK) and the second is Chobe Airport (KXE). The cheapest way to get from the main airport to downtown in Kasane is by taxi, and the cost is likely to range from $35-$45. Yes, you can change money at Kasane airport at the Travelex foreign exchange booth located within the terminal building.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Kasane

  1. Kasane is located in northern Botswana and is the traditional homeland of the Aawe, San and BaTawana people, each with their own distinct history and culture.
  2. Visitors to Kasane can experience traditional tented safaris, riverside cruises, and the ancient ruins of a 15th-century BaTawana settlement
  3. Kasane is also home to the Chobe National Park, which boasts some of the highest populations of game animals in Africa, including lions, elephants, antelopes, and hippos

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