7 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

7 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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Mazar-i-Sharif
— 1 night
2
Bamyan
— 2 nights
3
Kabul
— 1 night

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Mazar-i-Sharif

Mazar-i-Sharif ©
Surrounded by scenic mountains, Mazar-i-Sharif stands as one of the largest cities in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Green Mosque and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mazar-i-Sharif trip maker site.

Houston, USA to Mazar-i-Sharif is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Houston to Mazar-i-Sharif, you'll lose 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Mazar-i-Sharif, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Bamyan.

Things to do in Mazar-i-Sharif

Historic Sites

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

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Bamyan

Bamyan ©
For centuries a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, Bamyan now represents one of the most stable places in war-torn Afghanistan.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Band-e-Amir National Park. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) and then steep yourself in history at Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bamyan trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Mazar-i-Sharif to Bamyan in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kabul.

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)

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Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): walk around Bagh-e Babur, make a trip to Babur Tomb, thenadmire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace, and finally explore the galleries of National Museum of Afghanistan.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kabul tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Bamyan to Kabul by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kabul

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bagh-e Babur
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National Museum of Afghanistan ©
National Museum of Afghanistan
Babur Tomb ©
Babur Tomb
Darul Aman Palace ©
Darul Aman Palace

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