32 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

32 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  29 h
1
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Panjshir Province
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Bamyan
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  5 h 15 min
4
Herat
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
5
Kabul
— 8 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Edmonton

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.
Step out of Mazar-i-Sharif to go to Balkh and see Green Mosque, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque.

To find photos and tourist information, you can read our Mazar-i-Sharif trip itinerary maker.

Edmonton, Canada to Mazar-i-Sharif is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 11.5 hours traveling from Edmonton to Mazar-i-Sharif. Traveling from Edmonton in March, things will get warmer in Mazar-i-Sharif: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Panjshir Province.

Things to do in Mazar-i-Sharif

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Green Mosque
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Blue Mosque ©
Blue Mosque
Green Mosque ©
Green Mosque

5
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.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Panjshir Province trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mazar-i-Sharif to Panjshir Province in 5.5 hours. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Bamyan.

Things to do in Panjshir Province

Parks Nature
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Panjshir Mountains ©
Panjshir Mountains

6
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 8th (Wed) exploring nature at Band-e-Amir National Park. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley and explore the ancient world of Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City).

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bamyan itinerary planning site.

Getting from Panjshir Province to Bamyan by car takes about 4 hours. On the 13th (Mon), you're off to Herat.

Things to do in Bamyan

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

5
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, explore the different monuments and memorials at Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum, and don't miss a visit to Herat Citadel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Herat online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Bamyan to Herat takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Herat can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off 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

8
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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque, and stroll around Bagh-e Babur.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kabul tour itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Herat to Kabul takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for home on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bagh-e Babur
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Christian Cemetery ©
Christian Cemetery
Babur Tomb ©
Babur Tomb
Darul Aman Palace ©
Darul Aman Palace