9 days in South Asia Itinerary

9 days in South Asia Itinerary

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Kabul
— 3 nights
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Herat
— 1 night
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Mazar-i-Sharif
— 1 night
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Kandahar
— 2 nights
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Kabul — 3 nights

A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Kabul is known for sightseeing, museums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Darul Aman Palace, explore the galleries of National Museum of Afghanistan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abdul Rahman Khan Mosque, and contemplate the waterfront views at Qargha Reservoir.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kabul day trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Kabul is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Afghanistan Time, which is usually a 3.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Herat.
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Herat — 1 night

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 5th (Tue): make a trip to Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine, then make a trip to Herat Citadel, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Herat online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kabul to Herat takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mazar-i-Sharif.
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Mazar-i-Sharif — 1 night

Surrounded by scenic mountains, Mazar-i-Sharif stands as one of the largest cities in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Green Mosque.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Mazar-i-Sharif trip site.

Traveling by car from Herat to Mazar-i-Sharif takes 13 hours. Traveling from Herat in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mazar-i-Sharif, with lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Kandahar.
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Kandahar — 2 nights

Kandahar or Qandahar is the second-largest city in Afghanistan, with a population of about 491,500. On the 8th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Red Mosque.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kandahar trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mazar-i-Sharif to Kandahar. While traveling from Mazar-i-Sharif, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kandahar, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
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