8 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

8 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Mazar-i-Sharif
— 2 nights
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Bamyan
— 2 nights
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Kabul
— 2 nights

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Mazar-i-Sharif

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.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Mazar-i-Sharif road trip planning tool.

London, UK to Mazar-i-Sharif is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Mazar-i-Sharif is 4.5 hours. Traveling from London in August, expect Mazar-i-Sharif to be warmer, temps between 43°C and 31°C. You will leave for Bamyan on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Mazar-i-Sharif

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Blue Mosque ©
Blue Mosque
Green Mosque ©
Green Mosque

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Bamyan

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the history at Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) and then contemplate the long history of Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Band-e-Amir National Park.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bamyan trip planning website.

You can drive from Mazar-i-Sharif to Bamyan in 8 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Kabul.

Things to do in Bamyan

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:
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Band-e-Amir National Park ©
Band-e-Amir National Park
Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) ©
Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City)

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Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace, explore the galleries of National Museum of Afghanistan, then make a trip to Babur Tomb, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Christian Cemetery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kabul trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Bamyan to Kabul by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. You will leave for home on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Kabul

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:
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National Museum of Afghanistan ©
National Museum of Afghanistan
Darul Aman Palace ©
Darul Aman Palace
Babur Tomb ©
Babur Tomb

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