Panjshir Mountains, Panjshir Province

#11 of 24 in Things to do in Afghanistan
Must see · Mountain · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Go for a scenic exploration of Panjshir Mountains, ideal for hiking, horse riding, and running. As you explore this pristine natural world, you'll spot the remains of several Russian tanks, left over from the war that took place here in the 1980s. Be sure to look for the grave of Commandant Massoud--a notable Afghan military leader. For refreshments, take a stop at one of the nearby towns, in which you can try local delicacies and meet the natives. To visit Panjshir Mountains and other attractions in Panjshir Province, use our Panjshir Province trip builder website.
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  • The most beautiful and safest place in Afghanistan is Panjshir, where there's beauty of nature, hospitality and history. It's natural Emerald is best in the world ...  more »
  • Very beautiful part of Afghanistan. I will need to commit more time to the Valley the next I visit Afghanistan. A visit to the Tomb of Massoud is an absolute must. Massoud is a very important...  more »

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