This section covers the Eastern portion of Afghanistan. This region is inhabited by the nationalist Pashtuns, who have cultural links with Pakistan, and is influenced by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; a historic name for this area is Afghania Province.
- Kabul — the capital of the country
- Bamiyan — the site of the Buddhas that were destroyed by the Taliban, and an atmospheric town.
- Ghazni —
- Band-e Amir National Park — 5 stunning turquoise lakes in a remote, striking setting