Beautiful travel destination Afghanistan – Despite of all the tensions and the grim, the beautiful scenic country has lots and lots of places to give you real experience of adventure.
The beautiful description of Afghanistan in Khaled Hosseini’s books inspires so much to travel and explore the country.
Despite of all the tensions and the grim, the beautiful scenic country has lots and lots of places to give you real experience of adventure.
Those barren lands, those silent roads have so many unsaid stories to tell the world.
The lovely picturesque places documented in The Kite Runner and The Thousand Splendid Suns, actually make your nerves to sneak in to the country. The biggest challenge about Afghanistan is the security. But then adventure is all about risking. That doesn’t mean you just get up and are off to Afghanistan. Although people say the conditions have improved. A good plan is a must! Still there are safer places in Afghanistan where every traveller would love to go.
The Bamiyan- Tops the list for all the travellers!
The giant Buddhas looking them right from the ground to its top will actually take your breath away!Though it’s hazardous but it has always been on top of the list. Though the statues were destroyed by the Taliban in 2001, still its construction is one of its kinds. These were once called as one of the wonders of the world.
The old city of Herat!
Khaled Hosseini has mentioned in both of his books about this place many times. The city of Herat is situated in the west of the country and has lots of things to give you as a treat like the 800 years old Friday Mosque, Herat Citadel, Tomb of Jami etc. It was also once the city of Silk Road.
Minarets of Jam
One of the most beautiful sights, and an off-beat destination which is surrounded by the mountains all over which is worth a visit. It is a 62- meter long heighted minaret made in 12th century. It is Afghanistan’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Band-e-Amir – The National Park
It’s the first National Park of Afghanistan, with a series of six deep blue lakes. It’s an oasis in the middle of the desert. It is one of the most amazing places to visit in the country and holds a great importance.
So, to know more about this land other than the despair, travel for the beauty that this country recites to the world! You never know while moving around this country you get to have experiences that may change the world for you!