Samarkand and Shakhrisabz two important cities of the period of Timur’s (Tamerlane’s) empire. Samarkand was a capital of Timur's empire and Shakrisabz his native town and summer residence. During this short but interesting trip you will visit two beloved cities of Timur.
• 2 days
Explore Samarkand, the famous capital of the 14th-century Timurid Empire, on this guided, 1-day sightseeing tour from Tashkent. Samarkand is one of the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia, prospering from its location on the Silk Road between China and the Mediterranean. Roam Samarkand's streets in search of its famous mosques and mausoleums. Also, visit Registan Square in the heart of Samarkand, plus the Ulugbek Observatory, the Gur-Emir Mausoleum, and much more. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Tashkent, plus all entry fees are included on this small-group tour.
• 1 day
Shipton's Arch, Heavenly Gate in Chinese, is a well-known site in recent years. This day trip offers you opportunity to explore the imposing Arch from Kashgar while you hike in the valley to get the best photo of the Arch.
• 10 hours