12 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

12 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Fly
1
Kabul
— 1 day
Drive
2
Bamyan
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Panjshir Province
— 1 night
Fly
4
Herat
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Shahrak
— 1 night
Drive
6
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 3 nights
Fly

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day
Kabul

A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Kabul Golf Club has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get outside with Kabul Golf Club, then admire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace, and then make a trip to Babur Tomb.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kabul trip planner.

London, UK to Kabul is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from London to Kabul. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Bamyan.

Things to do in Kabul

Outdoors · Golf
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Kabul Golf Club ©
Outdoor Activity
Kabul Golf Club
2.5
Darul Aman Palace ©
Architectural Building
Darul Aman Palace
4.0
Babur Tomb ©
Landmark
Babur Tomb
4.4

2
nights
Bamyan

Place of Shining Light

For centuries a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, Bamyan now represents one of the most stable places in war-torn Afghanistan.
On the 18th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Band-e-Amir National Park. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) and then steep yourself in history at Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bamyan route maker.

You can drive from Kabul to Bamyan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Panjshir Province.

Things to do in Bamyan

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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1
night
Panjshir Province

Panjshir is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Panjshir Mountains.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Panjshir Province day trip tool.

You can drive from Bamyan to Panjshir Province in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Herat.

Things to do in Panjshir Province

Parks · Nature
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2
nights
Herat

Sitting in a fertile river valley, the city of Herat has a diverse history spanning over 3,000 years.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Herat Citadel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque, and then don't miss a visit to Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Herat vacation maker website.

Traveling by flight from Panjshir Province to Herat takes 5.5 hours. In August in Herat, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off to Shahrak.

Things to do in Herat

Historic Sites
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Friday Mosque ©
Religious Site
Friday Mosque
4.6
Herat Citadel ©
Landmark
Herat Citadel
4.3

1
night
Shahrak

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam.

Discover how to plan a Shahrak trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Herat to Shahrak by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll set off for Mazar-i-Sharif on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Shahrak

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Mazar-i-Sharif

Surrounded by scenic mountains, Mazar-i-Sharif stands as one of the largest cities in the country.
Mazar-i-Sharif is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque and make a trip to Green Mosque.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Mazar-i-Sharif trip itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Shahrak to Mazar-i-Sharif with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. You'll set off for home on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Mazar-i-Sharif

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip
Blue Mosque ©
Must see
Blue Mosque
4.8
Green Mosque ©
Landmark
Green Mosque
4.0

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