7 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

7 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Fly:  16 h
1
Kabul
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
2
Herat
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Bamyan
— 2 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Athens

1
night
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bagh-e Babur as well as National Museum of Afghanistan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): browse the exhibits of National Museum of Afghanistan and then walk around Bagh-e Babur.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kabul trip itinerary planning website.

Athens, Greece to Kabul is an approximately 16- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Athens to Kabul. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Herat.

Things to do in Kabul

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bagh-e Babur
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Afghanistan ©
National Museum of Afghanistan
Bagh-e Babur ©
Bagh-e Babur

2
nights
Herat

Herat ©
Sitting in a fertile river valley, the city of Herat has a diverse history spanning over 3,000 years.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Musalla Minarets of Herat, Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine, Herat Citadel, and other attractions.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Herat trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kabul to Herat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bamyan.

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

2
nights
Bamyan

Bamyan ©
For centuries a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, Bamyan now represents one of the most stable places in war-torn Afghanistan.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley as well as Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City). Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) and then steep yourself in history at Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bamyan online road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Herat to Bamyan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bamyan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) ©
Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City)