Band-e-Amir National Park, Bamyan

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Take a dip in one of the six deep blue lakes underneath spectacular limestone cliffs at Band-e-Amir National Park, a complex of lakes separated by a travertine, a natural dam made of mineral limestone deposits. Standing at about 3,000 m (9,842 ft) in the Hindu Kush mountain range close to the ancient city of Bamyan, the park stands out as the most popular tourist spot in Afghanistan. Pedal the duck boats across lapis-blue lakes and enjoy the fabulous scenery and wildlife around you. Hire a car or drive for some two hours from Bamyan to enjoy a picnic, or buy some fresh fish on the lakeshore and fire up the barbecue. Take the guesswork out of planning a Bamyan vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • It gets really dramatic with these great lakes when the rest of the landscape is so barren, and borders the inhospitable. The area is really awesome and you lose almost breath when the Lakes show up in spotlight. The sadder to see the "treadle cows" in plastic in bright colors. Rarely have I seen something that is as misplaced as those tourist traps.
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  • Stunning scenery, beautiful lakes, lost mountain villages... Band-e-Amir is not only one of the most beautiful landscapes of Afghanistan, but is a worldwide jewel of untouched mountain landscape.
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  • Incredible national park absolutely worth touring. Make sure you visit ALL the dams. Walk lots and you will not regret it!  more »
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  • I will highly recommend everyone to visit this place, 100% security, amazing place.
  • Definitely the most beautiful scenery in Afghanistan. We camped on the lake and enjoyed the relative security of the park.
  • The best place you ever visit will be the band amir all the natural nature
  • I will Visit Here Once In my Life
  • باید خیلی روی مسایل و موضوعات رهایشی مسافران کار شود. فعلاً بدکی نیست 😊
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