60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  12 h
1
Kabul
— 9 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 30 min
2
Kandahar
— 8 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
3
Shahrak
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Herat
— 9 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Balkh
— 8 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Panjshir Province
— 9 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
7
Bamyan
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h 45 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

9
nights
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bagh-e Babur and Christian Cemetery. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque, don't miss a visit to Id Gah Mosque, admire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace, and explore the ancient world of Babur Gardens Mosque.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kabul trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Kabul is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Kabul. You will leave for Kandahar on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bagh-e Babur
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Christian Cemetery ©
Christian Cemetery
Bagh-e Babur ©
Bagh-e Babur
Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque
Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque

8
nights
Kandahar

Kandahar
Kandahar or Qandahar is the second-largest city in Afghanistan, with a population of about 491,500. Kandahar is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Red Mosque.

For ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Kandahar day trip planning app.

Getting from Kabul to Kandahar by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. August in Kandahar sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel to Shahrak.

Things to do in Kandahar

Historic Sites
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7
nights
Shahrak

Shahrak ©
Shahrak is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Shahrak route planner.

Getting from Kandahar to Shahrak by car takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel to Herat.

Things to do in Shahrak

Historic Sites
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Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam ©
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam

9
nights
Herat

Herat ©
Sitting in a fertile river valley, the city of Herat has a diverse history spanning over 3,000 years.
Explore hidden gems such as Khawaja Ghaltan Shrine and Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Friday Mosque and don't miss a visit to Herat Citadel.

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Drive from Shahrak to Herat in 5 hours. August in Herat sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 24°C at night. You will leave for Balkh on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Herat

Historic Sites
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Friday Mosque ©
Friday Mosque
Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum ©
Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum
Herat Citadel ©
Herat Citadel

8
nights
Balkh

Balkh ©
Balkh is a town in the Balkh Province of Afghanistan, about 20 kilometers northwest of the provincial capital, Mazar-e Sharif, and some 74km south of the Amu Darya river. Balkh is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque and don't miss a visit to Green Mosque.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Balkh trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Herat to Balkh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Herat in September since evenings lows in Balkh dip to 25°C. On the 16th (Mon), you're off to Panjshir Province.

Things to do in Balkh

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

9
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 in the awesome beauty at Panjshir Mountains.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Panjshir Province trip builder tool.

You can fly from Balkh to Panjshir Province in 4 hours. You will leave for Bamyan on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Panjshir Province

Nature Parks
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Panjshir Mountains ©
Panjshir Mountains

8
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 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Band-e-Amir National Park. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) and steep yourself in history at Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

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

Getting from Panjshir Province to Bamyan by car takes about 4 hours. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Bamyan

Nature Parks 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)