8 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

8 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Kabul
— 2 nights
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Bamyan
— 2 nights
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Herat
— 1 night

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Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
On the 4th (Sun), admire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace, then explore the galleries of National Museum of Afghanistan, and then make a trip to Babur Tomb. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Bagh-e Babur, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abdul Rahman Khan Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Christian Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Qargha Reservoir.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kabul day trip planning tool.

Bournemouth, UK to Kabul is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bournemouth to Kabul is 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can fly to Bamyan.

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Religious Site
Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Band-e-Amir National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley and then explore the ancient world of Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City).

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bamyan trip planner.

You can fly from Kabul to Bamyan in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Herat.

Things to do in Bamyan

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum, don't miss a visit to Herat Citadel, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Herat online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bamyan to Herat takes 17 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Herat can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Herat

Historic Sites
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Religious Site
Friday Mosque
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Herat Citadel
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