7 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

7 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  10 h
1
Bamyan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Herat
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
3
Kabul
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Bengaluru

2
nights
Bamyan

Bamyan ©
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 20th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Band-e-Amir National Park. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

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Bengaluru, India to Bamyan is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Bamyan is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Herat.

Things to do in Bamyan

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Band-e-Amir National Park ©
Band-e-Amir National Park

1
night
Herat

Herat ©
Sitting in a fertile river valley, the city of Herat has a diverse history spanning over 3,000 years.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum, then make a trip to Herat Citadel, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Herat road trip planning app.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Bamyan to Herat in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Herat can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Kabul.

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

2
nights
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): walk around Bagh-e Babur, then don't miss a visit to Babur Tomb, then admire the landmark architecture of Darul Aman Palace, and finally explore the galleries of National Museum of Afghanistan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Bibi Mahroo Hill, then stroll the grounds of Christian Cemetery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Qargha Reservoir, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kabul trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Herat to Kabul by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mazar-i-Sharif.

Things to do in Kabul

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bagh-e Babur
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National Museum of Afghanistan ©
National Museum of Afghanistan
Babur Tomb ©
Babur Tomb
Darul Aman Palace ©
Darul Aman Palace

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night
Mazar-i-Sharif

Mazar-i-Sharif ©
Surrounded by scenic mountains, Mazar-i-Sharif stands as one of the largest cities in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Mazar-i-Sharif attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Kabul to Mazar-i-Sharif in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Mazar-i-Sharif sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mazar-i-Sharif

Historic Sites
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Blue Mosque ©
Blue Mosque