37 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

37 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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1
Kabul
— 5 nights
2
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 4 nights
3
Panjshir Province
— 4 nights
4
Bamyan
— 5 nights
5
Shahrak
— 4 nights
6
Herat
— 4 nights
7
Kandahar
— 9 nights

5
nights
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Kabul is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Babur Tomb, delve into the distant past at Babur Gardens Mosque, contemplate the waterfront views at Qargha Reservoir, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kabul road trip planning app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kabul is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Kabul is minus 3.5 hours. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Mazar-i-Sharif.

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bagh-e Babur
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Christian Cemetery ©
Christian Cemetery
Babur Tomb ©
Babur Tomb
Darul Aman Palace ©
Darul Aman Palace

4
nights
Mazar-i-Sharif

Mazar-i-Sharif ©
Surrounded by scenic mountains, Mazar-i-Sharif stands as one of the largest cities in the country.
Go for a jaunt from Mazar-i-Sharif to Balkh to see Green Mosque about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mazar-i-Sharif attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Kabul to Mazar-i-Sharif takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daytime highs in Mazar-i-Sharif are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll set off for Panjshir Province on the 2nd (Sun).

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

4
nights
Panjshir Province

Panjshir Province ©
Panjshir is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country. Panjshir Province is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Panjshir Mountains.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Panjshir Province tour itinerary tool.

You can fly from Mazar-i-Sharif to Panjshir Province in 5.5 hours. You will leave for Bamyan on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Panjshir Province

Parks Nature
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Panjshir Mountains ©
Panjshir Mountains

5
nights
Bamyan

Bamyan ©
For centuries a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, Bamyan now represents one of the most stable places in war-torn Afghanistan.
Spend the 9th (Sun) exploring nature at Band-e-Amir National Park. It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley and explore the ancient world of Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City).

Before you visit Bamyan, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Panjshir Province to Bamyan in 4 hours. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to Shahrak.

Things to do in Bamyan

Parks Nature 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)

4
nights
Shahrak

Shahrak ©
Shahrak is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Shahrak trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Bamyan to Shahrak in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You will leave for Herat on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Shahrak

Historic Sites
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Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam ©

4
nights
Herat

Herat ©
Sitting in a fertile river valley, the city of Herat has a diverse history spanning over 3,000 years.
Herat is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque, stroll the grounds of Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum, and don't miss a visit to Herat Citadel.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Herat online holiday planner.

Getting from Shahrak to Herat by car takes about 5 hours. February in Herat sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for Kandahar on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Herat

Historic Sites
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Friday Mosque ©
Friday Mosque
Herat Citadel ©
Herat Citadel
Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine ©
Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine

9
nights
Kandahar

Kandahar
Kandahar or Qandahar is the second-largest city in Afghanistan, with a population of about 491,500. Kandahar is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Red Mosque.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kandahar online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Herat to Kandahar takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Herat in February, with highs in Kandahar at °C and lows at °C. You will leave for home on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Kandahar

Historic Sites
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