8 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

8 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 1 day
2
Kabul
— 2 nights
3
Bamyan
— 2 nights
4
Herat
— 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.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Mazar-i-Sharif day trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Mazar-i-Sharif is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Mazar-i-Sharif is 4.5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in June, expect Mazar-i-Sharif to be much hotter, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kabul.

Things to do in Mazar-i-Sharif

Historic Sites
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Blue Mosque ©
Blue Mosque

2
nights
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
On the 21st (Sun), don't miss a visit to Babur Tomb, browse the exhibits of National Museum of Afghanistan, thenadmire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ziarat-e Sakhi. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Bagh-e Babur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque, thenexplore the activities along Qargha Reservoir, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Christian Cemetery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Babur Gardens Mosque.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kabul attractions planning app.

You can fly from Mazar-i-Sharif to Kabul in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Bamyan.

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

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Bamyan

Bamyan ©
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 23rd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Band-e-Amir National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: witness the site of a historic battle at Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) and then steep yourself in history at Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bamyan travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Kabul to Bamyan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Herat.

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)

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Herat

Herat ©
Sitting in a fertile river valley, the city of Herat has a diverse history spanning over 3,000 years.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Khawaja Ghaltan Shrine, don't miss a visit to Herat Citadel, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque, and finally don't miss a visit to Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Herat tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bamyan to Herat in 17 hours. In June in Herat, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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