15 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

15 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ankara, Turkey
Fly + Drive:  11 h
1
Panjshir Province
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Bamyan
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Herat
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
5
Kabul
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Ankara, Turkey

2
nights
Panjshir Province

Panjshir Province ©
Panjshir is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country. On the 25th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Panjshir Mountains.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Panjshir Province tour itinerary planner.

Ankara, Turkey to Panjshir Province is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Ankara to Panjshir Province due to the time zone difference. On the 26th (Tue), you're off to Bamyan.

Things to do in Panjshir Province

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Panjshir Mountains ©
Panjshir Mountains

3
nights
Bamyan

Bamyan ©
For centuries a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, Bamyan now represents one of the most stable places in war-torn Afghanistan.
Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Band-e-Amir National Park. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley and explore the ancient world of Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City).

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bamyan travel planner.

Drive from Panjshir Province to Bamyan in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Herat.

Things to do in Bamyan

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Band-e-Amir National Park ©
Band-e-Amir National Park
Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) ©
Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City)

3
nights
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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque, make a trip to Herat Citadel, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum, and steep yourself in history at Musalla Minarets of Herat.

For more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Herat journey maker website.

Do a combination of car and flight from Bamyan to Herat in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Herat can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mazar-i-Sharif.

Things to do in Herat

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Friday Mosque ©
Friday Mosque
Herat Citadel ©
Herat Citadel
Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine ©
Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine

3
nights
Mazar-i-Sharif

Mazar-i-Sharif ©
Surrounded by scenic mountains, Mazar-i-Sharif stands as one of the largest cities in the country.
Mazar-i-Sharif is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque and make a trip to Green Mosque.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mazar-i-Sharif road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Herat to Mazar-i-Sharif takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Herat in June since evenings lows in Mazar-i-Sharif dip to 31°C. You'll set off for Kabul on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Mazar-i-Sharif

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Green Mosque
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mosque ©
Blue Mosque
Green Mosque ©
Green Mosque

3
nights
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Kabul is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Babur Tomb, admire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abdul Rahman Khan Mosque, and walk around Bagh-e Babur.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kabul road trip site.

You can fly from Mazar-i-Sharif to Kabul in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bagh-e Babur
Highlights from your plan
Christian Cemetery ©
Christian Cemetery
Babur Tomb ©
Babur Tomb
Darul Aman Palace ©
Darul Aman Palace

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