8 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

8 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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8 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Kabul
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Bamyan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  30​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Shah-e Doh Shamshira Mosque, explore the galleries of National Museum of Afghanistan, then admire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace, and finally stroll the grounds of Christian Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ziarat-e Sakhi, don't miss a visit to Babur Tomb, walk around Bagh-e Babur, then explore the ancient world of Babur Gardens Mosque, and finally explore the activities along Qargha Reservoir.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kabul trip planning website .

New York City, USA to Kabul is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from New York City to Kabul due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Bamyan.

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Band-e-Amir National Park. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City) and then contemplate the long history of Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bamyan tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Kabul to Bamyan by car takes about 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Mazar-i-Sharif.

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)

1
night
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 18th (Tue): make a trip to Green Mosque and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Mosque.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mazar-i-Sharif online tour builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Bamyan to Mazar-i-Sharif in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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