Tours in Kabul, Afghanistan: Travel/Tourist Information Guide
Kabul is an interesting city which has amazing things to be seen. But not only in the city, but in other places that surround the city there are amazing things to be seen. If you want to experience the city and its surrounding then the best way to do that is to book a tour. The travel agencies that operate in Kabul organize different kinds of tours so it should be a problem for you to find a tour to the place that you would like to visit.
A tour that you should go on is the one that will take you to explore the city of Kabul. There are many interesting thigs to be seen in Kabul. For instance, you will see the Gardens of Babur where the tomb of emperor Babur is located. In these Gardens, there is also an interesting small mosque. Next, you will see the National Museum of Afghanistan. It features amazing Buddhist and Islamic artifacts and here you can learn more about the past of Kabul. Then you will see the Id Gah Mosque which is the second largest mosque in Kabul. The first largest mosque in Kabul is the Pul-e Khishti Mosque which is located in old Kabul.
When it comes to tours outside of Kabul, there is one that will take you to Istalif Village. This village is mostly in ruins nowadays because of the wars, but it is still an amazing place to visit. The most distinctive things about it are the potters and their creations. They usually use royal blue and deep turquoise for their pottery. It also offers a nice view of the surroundings.
One more tour outside Kabul will take you to Panjshir Valley. The valley is a little bit far from Kabul, but it is worth a visit. You will see dozens of destroyed tanks on the road which depict the terrible image of the wars. Then you will visit the Massoud's tomb which is a plain white building with a gleaming green dome. The Panjshir River is one of the fastest flowing rivers in the country. The whole landscape of the valley is beautiful.