Tumsukly Minara caravansary

…we know caravanserai are often found at fairly regular intervals (a day’s journey with your camels): can we find the rest of this route across the desert, a journey of nearly 200 kilometres?

Taxkorgan

Xuanzang, the famous Buddhist monk visited the city around 649 (Li 1997) while travelling from Badakhshan to Khotan.

Miran

Remains consist of a walled city, Tibetan fort, Buddhist monastic sites, and complex irrigation system. If you are a curious human you will want to visit the site but if you don’t do your homework ahead of time you’ll find the experience confusing in terms of what exactly you are looking at.