Nazir Sabir Expeditions

Leaders in Adventure Tourism

Bamian Ishkashim

Range:            Pamir
Altitude:         1500m - 3500m
Zone:              Permitted
Duration:        14 Days
Best Time:       April - October

Afghanistan is located in Southwestern Asia. In the west is the Islamic Republic of Iran, South and southeast is Pakistan, in the north Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan and the eastern most part borders China is made up of at least 4 separate areas and 44 different languages. The southern half of Afghanistan is Pakistan. The Northwest is actually half of Khorasan Persia, which was partitioned by the British. The dominant city in this region is Herat, which is a historical center of Persian civilization. The center highland is the Hazarajat, the land of the Hazara. The Hazara are a separate people with a distinct ethnicity, look, and religion. The North is the southern section of Turkestan. The dominant city is Mazar-I-Sheriff which is predominantly Uzbek.

Afghanistan is divided by steep mountains and is very hot in summer and equally cold in winter. Of the seven North-south passes through the Hindu Kush are navigable in winter.

It is a rugged, mountainous country with cold winters and hot summers. Measuring 647,500 square km the country is very poor with only a few miles of railroads, no navigable waterways, no ports and the people are primarily small farmers and herders.

Trip Itinerary:

Day 01          Islamabad
Arrival Islamabad. Transfer to hotel.

Day 02          Peshawar
Drive to Peshawar. Apply for a tribal area permit. Hotel.

Day 03          Kabul
Drive to Kabul enroute Khyber Pass. Hotel.

Day 04          Kabul
Apply for Wahakan permit, and sightseeing. Hotel.

Day 05          Faizabad - Ishkashim
Fly to Faizabad and continue to Ishkashim. Guest House/Local House.

Day 06          Sarhad
Drive to Sarhad. Camp/Local House.

Day 07          Trek around Sarhad
Day for trek around Sarhad. Camp/Local House.

Day 08          Ishkashim
Drive to Ishkashim. Guest House/Local House.

Day 09          Faizabad
Drive to Faizabad. Guest House.

Day 10          Kabul-Bamian
Fly to Kabul and then drive to Bamian. Hotel.

Day 11          Bamian
Day for sightseeing at Giant Buddha and drive to Kabul. Hotel.

Day 12          Fly to Islamabad or drive to Peshawar. Hotel.

Day 13          Day free at Islamabad or drive to Islamabad. Hotel.

Day 14         Transfer to airport for your homebound flight.

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