Capital of Tamerlane, the great city of the ancient Sogdiana, lies at the crossroads of the main trade routes from China, Siberia, Persia and the west. This step alone is an essential point on the journey to understanding the power of the Khan dynasty at that time. You will visit Gur-Emir- Mausoleum, the last resting place of the famous ruler Tamerlane. A short walk takes you to the heart of Samarkand, the beautiful Registan Square with its three magnificent madrasas: Ulugbek, Shir Dor and Tilla-Kari, Ulugbek observatory, Bibikhanum mosque, Shahi Zinda necropolis. Overnight at hotel.