60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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.
When in Mazar-i-Sharif, make a side trip to see Green Mosque in Balkh, approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mazar-i-Sharif planning website .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Mazar-i-Sharif is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentine Time to Afghanistan Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Buenos Aires in September, you will find days in Mazar-i-Sharif are much hotter (39°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). On the 9th (Mon), you're off toPanjshir 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 more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Panjshir Province online trip planner .

Getting from Mazar-i-Sharif to Panjshir Province by flight takes about 4 hours. On the 16th (Mon), you're off toBamyan.

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. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley and take in the history at Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City).

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bamyan trip planner .

Traveling by car from Panjshir Province to Bamyan takes 4 hours. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to Shahrak.

Things to do in Bamyan

Nature Parks 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 find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Shahrak day trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bamyan to Shahrak. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Herat.

Things to do in Shahrak

Historic Sites
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8
nights
Herat

Herat ©
Sitting in a fertile river valley, the city of Herat has a diverse history spanning over 3,000 years.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine and Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque and make a trip to Herat Citadel.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Herat route maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Shahrak to Herat. In October in Herat, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will leave for Kandahar on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Herat

Historic Sites
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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 find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kandahar trip planner .

You can fly from Herat to Kandahar in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Herat in October, expect nights in Kandahar to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. You'll set off for Kabul on the 17th (Thu).

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bagh-e Babur and Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque. Change things up with a short trip to Bagram Airfield in Bagram (about 1h 10 min away). 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 Bibi Mahroo Hill, and explore the activities along Qargha Reservoir.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kabul trip itinerary builder website .

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

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bagh-e Babur, Bagram Airfield
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Christian Cemetery ©
Christian Cemetery
Bagh-e Babur ©
Bagh-e Babur
Darul Aman Palace ©
Darul Aman Palace