Afghanistan is a landlocked and mountainous country in the heart of Asia, bordered by Pakistan to the south and east, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan to the north. There is a short border with China to the far northeast, but in extremely inaccessible terrain.
Popular destinations: Kabul, Herat and Bamiyan


This section covers the Eastern portion of Afghanistan. This region is inhabited by the nationalist Pashtuns …
Popular destinations: Kabul, Bamiyan and Jalalabad

This section covers the northwestern portion of Afghanistan. The Northern Alliance held out here when Taliban controlled the rest of Afghanistan.
Popular destinations: Mazar-e Sharif, Balkh and Salang Pass

This section covers the Northeastern portion of Afghanistan. The historic region of Bactria spanned territory that included parts of northern Afghanistan — Kunduz was an important city — plus areas that are now in Uzbekistan or Tajikistan.
Popular destinations: Wakhan Corridor, Panjshir Valley and Nuristan

This section covers the Western portion of Afghanistan. This region is inhabitanted by the Farsiwans and the …
Popular destinations: Herat, Jam and Maimana

This section covers the Southern portion of Afghanistan. It covers Farah, Helmand, Kandahar, Nimruz, Uruzgan and Zabul Provinces.

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