9 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

9 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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9 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly + Drive:  12​h
1
Bamyan
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Kabul
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Herat
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Bangkok

2
nights
Bamyan

Bamyan ©
For centuries a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, Bamyan now represents one of the most stable places in war-torn Afghanistan.
On the 8th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Band-e-Amir National Park. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bamyan road trip site .

Bangkok, Thailand to Bamyan is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bangkok to Bamyan. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kabul.

Things to do in Bamyan

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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3
nights
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Venture out of the city with trips to Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam (in Shahrak) and Bagram Airfield (in Bagram). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Babur Tomb, stroll the grounds of Christian Cemetery, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Afghanistan, and contemplate the waterfront views at Qargha Reservoir.

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Traveling by car from Bamyan to Kabul takes 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Mazar-i-Sharif.

Things to do in Kabul

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

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

1
night
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 13th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mazar-i-Sharif trip planner .

Fly from Kabul to Mazar-i-Sharif in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for Herat.

Things to do in Mazar-i-Sharif

#Historic Sites
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Blue Mosque ©
Blue Mosque

1
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 14th (Sat): 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 photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Herat trip planner .

Fly from Mazar-i-Sharif to Herat in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Herat, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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

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