Panjshir Mountains, Panjshir Province

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Go for a scenic exploration of Panjshir Mountains, ideal for hiking, horse riding, and running. As you explore this pristine natural world, you'll spot the remains of several Russian tanks, left over from the war that took place here in the 1980s. Be sure to look for the grave of Commandant Massoud--a notable Afghan military leader. For refreshments, take a stop at one of the nearby towns, in which you can try local delicacies and meet the natives. To visit Panjshir Mountains and other attractions in Panjshir Province, use our Panjshir Province trip builder website .
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  • I am fortunate as a westerner to have been able to visit during this time period. What a beautiful part of the world, such a shame of the political and security related issues that plague the country ...  more »
  • This is really beautiful! watched it long been looking forward to it. It is 2 days drive on difficult roads, but even there the panoramas follow. You can with the binoculars the Afghan side ' spy on ' from Tajikistan.
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  • Punjsheer valley is probably the most beautiful place I have ever been to, I climbed its mountains and went to local restaurants, the food and the water heals the body, the scienary, the hospitality a...  more »
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