29 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

29 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Panjshir Province
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Bamyan
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Shahrak
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Herat
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
6
Kabul
— 7 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: London

4
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque and make a trip to Green Mosque.

To see ratings and tourist information, you can read our Mazar-i-Sharif trip maker tool.

London, UK to Mazar-i-Sharif is an approximately 18- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from London to Mazar-i-Sharif. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in Mazar-i-Sharif hover around 39°C and lows are around 24°C. You'll set off for Panjshir Province on the 2nd (Tue).

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

4
nights
Panjshir Province

Panjshir Province ©
Panjshir is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northeastern part of the country. Panjshir Province is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Panjshir Mountains.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Panjshir Province trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Mazar-i-Sharif to Panjshir Province takes 4 hours. You'll set off for Bamyan on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Panjshir Province

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Panjshir Mountains ©
Panjshir Mountains

5
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 7th (Sun) 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 take in the history at Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bamyan holiday planner.

Getting from Panjshir Province to Bamyan by car takes about 4 hours. You'll set off for Shahrak on the 11th (Thu).

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
Shahrak

Shahrak ©
Shahrak is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Shahrak day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bamyan to Shahrak in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Herat.

Things to do in Shahrak

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam ©
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam

4
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque, stroll the grounds of Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum, don't miss a visit to Herat Citadel, and contemplate the long history of Musalla Minarets of Herat.

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Drive from Shahrak to Herat in 5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You will leave for Kabul on the 18th (Thu).

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

7
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, contemplate the waterfront views at Qargha Reservoir, delve into the distant past at Babur Gardens Mosque, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abdul Rahman Khan Mosque.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kabul trip planner.

Getting from Herat to Kabul by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. On the 25th (Thu), you're off to 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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