60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  32 h
1
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Panjshir Province
— 7 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Bamyan
— 8 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
4
Shahrak
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Herat
— 8 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Kandahar
— 7 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Kabul
— 12 nights
Fly:  33 h
End: Buenos Aires

6
nights
Mazar-i-Sharif

Mazar-i-Sharif ©
Surrounded by scenic mountains, Mazar-i-Sharif stands as one of the largest cities in the country.
Mazar-i-Sharif is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque and make a trip to Green Mosque.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Mazar-i-Sharif trip maker website.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Mazar-i-Sharif is an approximately 38- hour flight. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Mazar-i-Sharif, you'll lose 7.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Buenos Aires in September, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Mazar-i-Sharif: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. On the 9th (Mon), you're off 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

7
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.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Panjshir Province itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Mazar-i-Sharif to Panjshir Province takes 4 hours. You'll set off for Bamyan on the 16th (Mon).

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 17th (Tue) exploring nature at Band-e-Amir National Park. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) and contemplate the long history of Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bamyan route planner.

Traveling by car from Panjshir Province to Bamyan takes 4 hours. You'll set off for Shahrak on the 24th (Tue).

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)

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 find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Shahrak online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bamyan to Shahrak takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. You will leave for Herat on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Shahrak

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

8
nights
Herat

Herat ©
Sitting in a fertile river valley, the city of Herat has a diverse history spanning over 3,000 years.
Step off the beaten path and head to Khawaja Ghaltan Shrine and Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque and don't miss a visit to Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Herat trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Shahrak to Herat takes 5 hours. In October in Herat, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), you're off to Kandahar.

Things to do in Herat

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

7
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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Red Mosque.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kandahar road trip planner.

You can fly from Herat to Kandahar in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Herat in October, you will find days in Kandahar are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). On the 17th (Thu), you're off to Kabul.

Things to do in Kandahar

Historic Sites
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12
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 Babur Gardens Mosque. There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Christian Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pul-e Kheshti Mosque, don't miss a visit to Id Gah Mosque, and admire the landmark architecture of Darul Aman Palace.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Kabul visit planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kandahar to Kabul in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You will leave for home on the 29th (Tue).

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

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