15 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

15 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kabul
— 3 nights
2
Bamyan
— 3 nights
3
Herat
— 3 nights
4
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 2 nights

3
nights
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Christian Cemetery and Abdul Rahman Khan Mosque. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Afghanistan and Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Darul Aman Palace, stroll around Bagh-e Babur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pul-e Kheshti Mosque, and explore the activities along Qargha Reservoir.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kabul tour itinerary builder site.

Los Angeles, USA to Kabul is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Afghanistan Time (AFT) is 12.5 hours. On the 6th (Sun), you're off to Bamyan.

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Bagh-e Babur
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National Museum of Afghanistan ©
National Museum of Afghanistan
Christian Cemetery ©
Christian Cemetery
Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque
Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque

3
nights
Bamyan

Bamyan ©
For centuries a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, Bamyan now represents one of the most stable places in war-torn Afghanistan.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley and Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City). Spend the 8th (Tue) exploring nature at Band-e-Amir National Park.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bamyan day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Kabul to Bamyan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Herat.

Things to do in Bamyan

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Band-e-Amir National Park ©
Band-e-Amir National Park
Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) ©
Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City)

3
nights
Herat

Herat ©
Sitting in a fertile river valley, the city of Herat has a diverse history spanning over 3,000 years.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Friday Mosque and Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Herat Citadel.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Herat trip planner.

Drive from Bamyan to Herat in 17 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Herat can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Mazar-i-Sharif.

Things to do in Herat

Historic Sites
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Friday Mosque ©
Friday Mosque
Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum ©
Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum
Herat Citadel ©
Herat Citadel

2
nights
Mazar-i-Sharif

Mazar-i-Sharif ©
Surrounded by scenic mountains, Mazar-i-Sharif stands as one of the largest cities in the country.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Green Mosque.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mazar-i-Sharif day trip app.

You can drive from Herat to Mazar-i-Sharif in 13 hours. Traveling from Herat in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mazar-i-Sharif, with lows around 71°F. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mazar-i-Sharif

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Green Mosque
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Blue Mosque ©
Blue Mosque
Green Mosque ©
Green Mosque

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