30 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

30 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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30 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  24​h
Kabul
— 8 nights
Fly:  30​min
Bamyan
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
Herat
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
Kandahar
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
Newark

8
days
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Step out of Kabul to go to Bagram and see Bagram Airfield, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Babur Tomb, explore the activities along Qargha Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pul-e Kheshti Mosque, and stroll through Bagh-e Babur.

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Newark, USA to Kabul is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Newark to Kabul. You will leave for Bamyan on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Kabul

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Bagh-e Babur, Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam, Bagram Airfield
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Bagram Airfield ©
Bagram Airfield
Babur Tomb ©
Babur Tomb
Darul Aman Palace ©
Darul Aman Palace

3
days
Bamyan

Bamyan ©
For centuries a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, Bamyan now represents one of the most stable places in war-torn Afghanistan.
Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Band-e-Amir National Park. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

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Bamyan is very close to Kabul. On the 14th (Sat), you're off toMazar-i-Sharif.

Things to do in Bamyan

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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5
days
Mazar-i-Sharif

Mazar-i-Sharif ©
Surrounded by scenic mountains, Mazar-i-Sharif stands as one of the largest cities in the country.
Step out of Mazar-i-Sharif with an excursion to Green Mosque in Balkh--about 54 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Bamyan to Mazar-i-Sharif takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Mazar-i-Sharif, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. You'll set off for Herat on the 20th (Fri).

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

6
days
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: don't miss a visit to Herat Citadel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque, and stroll the grounds of Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum.

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Traveling by flight from Mazar-i-Sharif to Herat takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 53°F. You will leave for Kandahar on the 25th (Wed).

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

4
days
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Red Mosque.

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Traveling by flight from Herat to Kandahar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Herat in April, with highs in Kandahar at 84°F and lows at 59°F. On the 29th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kandahar

#Historic Sites
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