Kasane overview

Kasane is located in the North-eastern corner of Botswana in the Okavango-Chobe region. The city is the administrative centre of Chobe District, and a border town in Botswana where four countries—Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia, meet.
This city has the strategic advantage of being located en route to major attractions in four countries: to its West, Kasane provides access to Namibia’s Caprivi Strip, the Victoria Falls is to its east on the Zimbabwe/Zambian Border, while the city is the northern entrance to the magnificent Chobe National Park of Botswana.

Add these to Kasane’s waters that is ideal for fishing safari—the city being laid out along the south bank of the Chobe River, its Hot Spring and the historical Baobao tree among other local attractions, one can see why this border town is a place to visit.

There are 7,638 people in Kasane as of the city’s last census in 2001; though the population has increased since then, probably even tripled with the influx of tourists.

The climate in Kasane is referred to as a local steppe climate, with little rainfall during the year. The Köppen-Geiger climate classification is BSh. The average annual temperature in Kasane is 22.9 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 643 mm.

For fun seekers and adventurers, this city is a perfect getaway to leading tourist destinations in southern Africa, especially for a sight of its wonderful rivers and wildlife.

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Situated along the riverine woodlands of Chobe and Zambezi is the city of Kasane, a confluence point of Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Visitors to Kasane are sure to enjoy exciting boat cruises and safari rides to the Chobe National Park and Victoria Falls. If you have a thing for animals, be sure to pay a visit to the Caracal Bio-diversity centre. This is an animal rehabilitation and educational centre which showcases stunning wildlife animals such as venomous snakes, warthogs, and other injured animals that have been captured with the aim of being treated and then released back into the wild. Visitors will also be thrilled to see the famed “Black Mambo” that can stand as high as two metres before attacking his prey. Finally, tour operators are known to organize trips to the traditional Namibian village on Imalila Island for interested tourists. It’s a remarkable experience that leaves indelible memories.

Food and Drinks in Kasane

Hotels and lodges in Kasane offer sumptuous selection of game meat as well as local Botswana delicacies such as Pap and shredded beef. Ribs and chicken wings, pizza and burgers are available in selected restaurants. Coffee, Beer, wine and other soft drinks are available on request. However, visitors should make a go at the “floating restaurant” in Kasane. It’s a wonderful experience.

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