60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Kabul
— 9 nights
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Panjshir Province
— 8 nights
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Bamyan
— 9 nights
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Shahrak
— 8 nights
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Herat
— 8 nights
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Balkh
— 8 nights
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Kandahar
— 8 nights

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Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bagh-e Babur and Abdul Rahman Khan Mosque. There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Christian Cemetery, get outside with Kabul Golf Club, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pul-e Kheshti Mosque, and admire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace.

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Melbourne, Australia to Kabul is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 5.5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Kabul due to the time zone difference. On the 10th (Thu), you're off to Panjshir Province.

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 10:
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Religious Site
Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque
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Panjshir Province

Panjshir Province ©
Panjshir is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country. Panjshir Province is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Panjshir Mountains.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Panjshir Province route planner.

Traveling by car from Kabul to Panjshir Province takes 3.5 hours. You'll set off for Bamyan on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Panjshir Province

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 18:
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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.
Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring nature at Band-e-Amir National Park. There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) and steep yourself in history at Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bamyan trip builder site.

Drive from Panjshir Province to Bamyan in 4 hours. You will leave for Shahrak on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Bamyan

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 27:
Highlights from your trip

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Shahrak

Shahrak ©
Shahrak is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Shahrak road trip planner.

Drive from Bamyan to Shahrak in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel to Herat.

Things to do in Shahrak

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 27 — Jan 4:
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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.
Herat is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum, don't miss a visit to Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Herat trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Shahrak to Herat by car takes about 5 hours. In January in Herat, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 0°C at night. You will leave for Balkh on the 12th (Tue).

Things to do in Herat

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Friday Mosque
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Balkh

Balkh ©
Balkh is a town in the Balkh Province of Afghanistan, about 20 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital, Mazar-e Sharif, and some 74km south of the Amu Darya river. Balkh is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Green Mosque and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Balkh road trip planner.

Getting from Herat to Balkh by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daily temperatures in Balkh can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. On the 20th (Wed), you're off to Kandahar.

Things to do in Balkh

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Blue Mosque
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Landmark
Green Mosque
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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.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kandahar driving holiday planner.

Fly from Balkh to Kandahar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Balkh in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kandahar, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Kandahar

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 28:

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