Afghanistan Travel and Tourism Resource Guide

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Travel and tourist information with links to official travel and tourism websites and state resources for visitors to Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Background Information

Afghanistan at a Glance

Afghanistan is chiefly a mountainous country; the Hindu Kush and Kyber Pass, connecting Afghanistan and Pakistan, once a magnet for adventurous travellers.

Afghanistan History

Ahmad Shah Durrani unified the Pashtun tribes and founded Afghanistan in 1747. The country served as a buffer between the British and Russian Empires until it won independence from notional British control in 1919.

Afghanistan Landscape

Afghanistan is a landlocked country.

Afghanistan Language and Culture

The official languages of Afghanistan are Pashto and Dari, an Afghan dialect of Persian.

Afghan Culture, History and Media:
Some of the things that make the Afghani special; especially after so many years of war in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Traditions and Customs

Holidays and Attractions:
Public holidays, interesting festivals and must see attractions in Afghanistan.

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Travel Map Map of Afghanistan

Map of Afghanistan

Map of Afghanistan

Countries neighbouring Afghanistan:
Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, China and Pakistan.

The Marches - By Rory Stewart Afghanistan Nelles Map (Nelles Maps S.) (Nelles Maps)

Afghanistan Travel Guides - Afghanistan Maps.

Afghanistan Hotels:
Compare hotel prices in Afghanistan.

Capital City - City Guides Capital City of Afghanistan

The Capital City of Afghanistan is Kabul

Kabul History

 

Kabul Location

Map of Kabul

Kabul Public Transportation

 

Kabul Sightseeing

Kabul Museum:
Not quite the Louvre, but there is a tragic story here. Many glorious antiquities were destroyed or looted when the museum was bombed in 1993. Only 52 pieces have been recovered. Three galleries, although the bold italics can be a bit much.

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Travel Search Afghanistan Regions

Out and About in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Maps:
The Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection.

Main Cities in Afghanistan

East Afghanistan:
Bagram, Bamiyan, Ghazni, Jalalabad, Kabul.

Northeast Afghanistan:
Faizabad, Kunduz.

Northwest Afghanistan:
Balkh, Mazar-e Sharif, Sherberghan.

South Afghanistan:
Farah, Kandahar, Lashkargah.

West Afghanistan:
Herat, Maimana.

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Official Tourist Information Afghanistan Tourism

Official Afghanistan Tourist Offices and Embassies

Ambassade de la Republique Islamique d'Afghanistan en France:
32 avenue Raphael, Paris.

Embassy of Afghanistan in Australia:
4 Beale Crescent, Deakin West, ACT.

Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in London:
31 Princes Gate, London, SW7 1QQ.

Embassy of Afghanistan in Tokyo:
2-2-1 Azabudai, Minato ward, Tokyo.

Embassy of Afghanistan in Washington, DC:
2341 Wyoming Ave. NW, Washington, DC.

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See The Sights - Favourite Tourist Attractions Afghanistan Tourist Attractions

Sightseeing - Top 10 Sights in Afghanistan

 

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Excursions and Tours Afghanistan Tours

Excursions Around Afghanistan

 

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Getting Around Afghanistan Transportation

Getting To and Around Afghanistan

Afghanistan by Air

Airlines and Airports - Flights.

Flights to Kabul - KBL

Flights within the country are operated by Ariana Afghan Airlines; when the airports aren't closed.

Ariana Afghan Airlines: (FG)
With the Taliban out of power, the airline is trying to resume services.

Afghanistan by Road

The legendary Kyber Pass (if it's open) is the only place for overland travellers from Pakistan to legally enter Afghanistan.

Afghanistan by Ship

Rivers are used for transporting timber, but they are not navigable, so camels and other pack animals are widely used for transporting goods over the mountain areas.

Afghanistan by Train

Afghanistan has no railways, and travel within the country is made more difficult by the rugged terrain.

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Afghanistan Locals and Frequent Visitors Share Their Travel Tips

Travel safely with prior travel planning.

Prepare yourself with our essential travel tips and visitor guides from locals, other travellers, travel guide writers and bloggers.

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Travel Notes Weather Centre Afghanistan Weather and Maps

Weather in Afghanistan

Weather in Asia.

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Links to Further Afghanistan Resources

Afghan Web:
Afghanistan Online provides updated news and information on Afghan culture, history, politics, society, languages, sports, publications, communities and economy.

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Book a Room Online Where to Stay in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Accommodation

Hotels - Bed and Breakfast - Self Catering.

Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan

Most people visiting Afghanistan will be looking for hotels in Kabul, the capital.

Popular Hotels in Kabul

Official Hotel Websites

Hotel photo links direct to the official hotel website.

For many people booking a room in Kabul online, there's only really one address in the Afghan capital.

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Kabul Serena Hotel:
Froshgah Street, Kabul, Afghanistan.

One of the finest hotels in Afghanistan and ideally located in the centre of Kabul, the Kabul Serena Hotel stands amid landscaped gardens, overlooking the city's famous Zarnegar Park.

Safi Landmark Hotel Suites, Kabul - Official Hotel Website
Safi Landmark Hotel Suites:
Shahre Nao, Kabul, Afghanistan.

The Safi Landmark Hotel is a four star deluxe hotel, which opened in 2005 and became one of the popular Hotels in Kabul Afghanistan.

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