Visit ancient city yarkand which has a history of more than 2000 years, here we visit Yarkand old city, grand mosque, ancient tombs and then drive to Taklamakan desert for overnight camel trekking and camp overnight in the middle of the desert
The Taklamakan desert is the second largest shifting sand desert in the world, covering an impressive 337,600 Square Kilometers. If you decide to make this trip you can enjoy the following:
1: Yengisar, (also known as the “Knife Town”) is well known for its hand made knives. Here you can visit a local knife factory and see the artisans in action as they sculpt another perfect tool.
2: Yarkand - known for its rich history of over 2000 years. It has been the capital of many Uighur kingdoms and here you can visit the sites of the Golden Graveyard, the Golden Mosque, Amannisahan’s tomb and much more. Yarkan is a great place to study a different culture and meet a different people.
3: You will have the opportunity to visit a desert-dwelling family and get more insight about their lives and agriculture.
4: Camel riding, horse riding and much more. There is plenty to go around for everyone and still some to spare. You can ride as much as you want through the expanses of the Taklamakan Desert.
This trip is personalized to your desired length so feel free to just keep on trekking!
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