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.
- 1 Kabul — the capital of the country
- 2 Bagram — site of a large U.S. military base en route to the Salang Pass and the Northeast.
- 3 Bamiyan — the site of the Buddhas that were destroyed by the Taliban, and an atmospheric town.
- 4 Ghazni —
- 5 Jalalabad — a fairly non-descript town, but a possible stop between Kabul and the Khyber Pass.