7 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

7 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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7 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

Start: Kabul
Fly:  1​h 15​min
1
Mazar-i-Sharif
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Herat
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Kabul
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Bamyan
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
End: Kabul

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque.

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Kabul to Mazar-i-Sharif is an approximately 1.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In May, daily temperatures in Mazar-i-Sharif can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Herat.

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Blue Mosque ©
Blue Mosque

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night
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 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum, then make a trip to Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine, and finally don't miss a visit to Herat Citadel.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Herat trip planner .

You can fly from Mazar-i-Sharif to Herat in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Mazar-i-Sharif in May since evenings lows in Herat dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kabul.

Things to do in Herat

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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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Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Go for a jaunt from Kabul to Bagram to see Bagram Airfield about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Babur Tomb, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Christian Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Afghanistan.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kabul route planning app .

You can fly from Herat to Kabul in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Bamyan.

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

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night
Bamyan

Bamyan ©
For centuries a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, Bamyan now represents one of the most stable places in war-torn Afghanistan.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Band-e-Amir National Park. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

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Bamyan is just a short distance from Kabul. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bamyan

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