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About Kasane

Kasane is a small town situated in Botswana. Situated in the Chobe region, Kasane backpacking tours ideal are for travel across Botswana as well as Zambia, Namibia and Zimbabwe.

Kasane Budget Travel

Below is a list of Kasane's top activities, click on the link to view all details and tours.

Chobe National Park Game Drive, Chobe National Park Sleepout, Chobe Sunset Boat Cruise

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Kasane nearest airports are: • Kasane Airport • Maun International Airport


Over 350 species have been recorded in the area, with a range of Kasane birdlife including saddle-billed storks, long-toed plovers, pink-backed pelicans, African skimmers, Bradfield's hornbills and carmine bee-eaters.


With one of Botswana's most beautiful and famous game parks, Chobe National Park, and some of the most diverse and rich landscapes, Kasane conservation plays an important role in preserving the area's habitats.


Kasane malaria medication includes: • Mefloquine (Lariam) • Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone) • Doxycycline


Kasane plant life ranges from Bachestegia sandveld, to mopane woodland, grasslands, mixed Combretum veld, floodplain grassland and riverine woodland.

Safety Tips

• Remember that many wildlife can be dangerous, so be cautious during all game activities • Do not ever leave camp alone on foot, or get out of your car during game drives • Don't ever try and touch or feed any of the animals you see - you may get attacked by nervous or aggressive game • Avoid swimming in the river, which may have hippos or crocodiles, as well as bilharzias in the water • Do not leave valuables lying around, rather keep them locked up in the camp safe to avoid temptation

Travel Books

Kasane recommended travel books include: • Botswana: The Bradt Travel Guide by Chris McIntyre • Botswana Travel Pack by Globetrotter • Botswana: The Insider's Guide by Ian Michler • The Elephant's Secret Sense: The Hidden Life of the Wild Herds of Africa by Caitlin O'Connell • The lions and elephants of the Chobe, Botswana's untamed wilderness by Bruce Aiken


Kasane wildlife is fairly prolific, with a number of species to be seen. Elephant and hippo are common occurrences in this region, especially near the Chobe River, while other species include sable, roan, oribi and reedbuck.


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