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Band-e-Amir National Park

Yakawlang, Bamiyan, Bamyan, Afghanistan
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Oh wow, that is awesome, if u wanna feel great, relax,... you should go once and visit the nature... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Sayeed Mohammad H
via mobile

This was probably the most stunning natural park I have ever seen. We spent one night camping on... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Mark S
via mobile
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“day trip” (3 reviews)
“national park” (5 reviews)
“lakes” (13 reviews)
Yakawlang, Bamiyan, Bamyan, Afghanistan
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Oh wow, that is awesome, if u wanna feel great, relax,... you should go once and visit the nature and sites. The whether, water, rivers, mountains... actually they are absolutely excellent which by words can't be explained

Thank Sayeed Mohammad H
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This was probably the most stunning natural park I have ever seen. We spent one night camping on the grounds and the views were absolutely unsurpassed. I cannot recommend this and now for a day trip or a camping adventure. It does get a bit...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Must visit Band-e-Amir National Park if you're visiting Bamyan. The blue hue of the lakes is unlike any other and is truely mesmerizing and untouched. Great location for photographers!

Thank Dana Z
Reviewed 21 February 2017

if you want to have a great experience of somewhere awesome,gorgeous and attractive, once you must visit this place.

1  Thank LinaAzizi
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a gorgeous part of Bamyan, you can swim in the lakes, but make sure you cover up as shorts and togs are offensive. It is cold, but worth it. 2010

2  Thank Kiwiintheus
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Looking at photos of Band-e-Amir most would assume they are photoshopped, but the water here is as blue as you can imagine. The road from Bamiyan to Band-e-Amir is for the most part in excellent condition. Pedalling on the duck boats is quintessential Afghan tourist...More

6  Thank 96joshuap
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I had full day visit for Bank-e-Amir, its an amazing place, take a dip in the water and please try Kabab for your lunch, trust me you will appreciate the taste.Please go there in group.

Thank Abdul Majeed J
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Had a very good time there. visited lots of historical places, enjoyed swimming in clean and fresh water. had a wonderful breakfast and lunch. visited local people and asked about the history of Bamian. love to go next time there and also took lots of...More

Thank Khudadad S
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Visiting this hidden system of lakes, waterfalls, wells, etc in the middle of rugged mountain is a wonderfull experience.

1  Thank Jelle T
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Band-e-Amir is a world unto itself. The only place in Afghanistan were I felt completely comfortable all of the time traveling and hiking by myself. Though it's not for the faint of heart. I had a local guide, I Fund through a hotel in the...More

3  Thank shannonoliver23
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Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
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58.20 km away
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Joseph S
19 May 2016|
Response from Abdul Majeed J | Reviewed this property |
It is relatively safe place compare to other part of Afghanistan, for everyone, both local and foreign tourist.