60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

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60 days in Afghanistan Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  27​h
1
Kabul
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Kandahar
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Herat
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Shahrak
— 7 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Bamyan
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Panjshir Province
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Mazar-i-Sharif
— 13 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Detroit

7
nights
Kabul

Kabul ©
A trip to Kabul reveals an intense portrait of Afghanistan's past, present, and future.
Step out of Kabul with an excursion to Bagram Airfield in Bagram--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Darul Aman Palace, delve into the distant past at Babur Gardens Mosque, stroll around Bagh-e Babur, and don't miss a visit to Bibi Mahroo Hill.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kabul trip maker app .

Detroit, USA to Kabul is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Detroit to Kabul due to the time zone difference. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Kandahar.

Things to do in Kabul

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Red Mosque.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kandahar road trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kabul to Kandahar in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 35°F. You will leave for Herat on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Kandahar

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.
Herat is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Friday Mosque, don't miss a visit to Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine, and stroll the grounds of Gawhar Shad Madrasa and Mausoleum.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Herat tour planner .

You can fly from Kandahar to Herat in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, daily temperatures in Herat can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 33°F. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to Shahrak.

Things to do in Herat

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

7
nights
Shahrak

Shahrak ©
Shahrak is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam.

Plan trip to Shahrak with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Herat to Shahrak. On the 1st (Sat), you're off toBamyan.

Things to do in Shahrak

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 25 — Feb 1:
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7
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 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Band-e-Amir National Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley and take in the history at Shahr-e-Zahak (Red City).

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bamyan sightseeing app .

Explore your travel options from Shahrak to Bamyan with the Route module. You will leave for Panjshir Province on the 9th (Sun).

Things to do in Bamyan

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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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.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Panjshir Province online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Bamyan to Panjshir Province in 4 hours. You will leave for Mazar-i-Sharif on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Panjshir Province

Parks Nature
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Panjshir Mountains ©
Panjshir Mountains

13
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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Mosque and make a trip to Green Mosque.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mazar-i-Sharif trip planner .

Getting from Panjshir Province to Mazar-i-Sharif by flight takes about 4 hours. In February in Mazar-i-Sharif, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 37°F at night. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Mazar-i-Sharif

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Green Mosque
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 29:
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Blue Mosque ©
Blue Mosque
Green Mosque ©
Green Mosque

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