Band e Amir – Bamiyan Afghanistan National Park
Afghanistan is a country of unexpected natural beauty and there are numerous places that tourists can explore to have a taste of it. One of such places is Bande Amir National Park which is situated in the Bamiyan Province. It has been called Grand Canyon of Afghanistan for its beauty.
The central part of tourist interest here are six lakes in the elevation of about 3000 metres which are separated from each other by unique travertine dams. Each of the lakes is up to 150 metres deep and is used for swimming in the summer. The lakes freeze in the winter time as the temperature frequently goes down to -15°C in this area.