4-Day Wonderful Dunhuang Tour

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4-Day Wonderful Dunhuang Tour Highlights

  • The fantastic Mogao Grottoes and the exquisite fresco.
  • Interesting camel ride and see the beautiful sunset in the desert.
  • Explore the mysterious  Yadan Ghost City.
  • Touring the Great Wall from the Han Dynasty.
  • Visiting the ancient pass on Silk Road.

Price Per Person: Available upon request

Notes:

  • We suggest you do not travel during the National Day holiday (Oct. 1-Oct. 7) because the tourist attractions will be very crowded and tour prices will increase.
  • This tour is a private tour with private English-speaking guide, private car, and driver
  • No shopping stop is included.

Services Included:

  • Entrance fees to tourist sites as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Experienced English-speaking guide in each city.
  • Activities as listed in the trip.
  • Private car and driver for transfers and sightseeing.
  • Hotel accommodations (double occupancy basis).
  • Daily Free mineral water (1 bottle per person)
  • Government tax.

Services Not Included:

  • International/domestic flights.
  • China visa.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Personal expenses such as excess luggage charge (please verify your flight documentation), beverages, laundry services, etc.
  • Tips or gratuities to local driver and guide.

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Tour Schedule by Day


Day 1 Arrival at Dunhuang

Meals: N/A

Accommodation:

Grand Sun Hotel Dunhuang **** or similar class

 

The legendary city of Dunhuang lies at the northwestern section of  Gansu province. It is the important city on the ancient Silk Road which is famous for the gorgeous Dunhuang Grottoes and Frescoes, Han Dynasty Great Wall, Yumenguan Pass, and Yangguan Pass. You must not miss visiting Dunhuang if you travel to explore the ancient Silk Road. For the 4-day tour, you will have the chance to visit the highlights of Dunhuang, appreciate the exquisite grottoes and frescoes, and explore the desert.

Upon arrival, our local guide will pick you up at Dunhuang Airport. Then transfer to check-in at your hotel. After a short break, you will take the car to Shazhou Night Market, get to know the local lifestyle, customs and taste the delicious local food. After the night market tour, drive back to your hotel.

 

Day 2 Dunhuang

Meals: Buffet breakfast, Chinese Lunch.

Accommodation:

Grand Sun Hotel Dunhuang **** or similar class

Today after enjoying the breakfast, drive to visit the world-famous UNESCO cultural heritage site - Mogao Grottoes. The Mogao Grottoes are also called Thousands of Buddha Cave. It was originally built in the 16 Kingdoms Region. After the establishment in 16 Kingdoms, the North Dynasties, Sui, Tang, 5 Dynasties, Xixia Kingdom and Yuan, the grotto was finally competed. At present, there are 735 caves, 45000 sqm of fresco, and 2415 colorful statues in Mogao Grottoes.  After that, drive back to Dunhuang. You will visit the mysterious Mingsha Sands Mountain and unique Crescent Spring. Later this afternoon, you will attend the interesting camel ride up to the sand mountain and enjoy the fascinating sunset in the desert.

Mogao Grottoes

 

Mogao Grottoes Fresco

Day 3 Dunhuang

Meals: Buffet breakfast, Chinese Lunch.

Accommodation:

Grand Sun Hotel Dunhuang **** or similar class

 

Today after breakfast, you will spend a full day to explore the highlights in Dunhuang. Firstly, drive to visit the mysterious Yadan Ghost City. The unique natural Yadan landform consists of a series of parallel grooves and ridges. When the high wind blows across the land, it sounds like the ghost. Hence the name. The region covers a total area of 400 sq.km. On the return trip, you will visit the Yumenguan Pass and Yangguan Pass which are famous sites on the ancient Silk Road. The Great Wall of China is one of the greatest achievements of humanity, and moreover, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the Han Dynasty, the empire built over 5000 kilometers of the wall.  Nowadays, you can still see the Great Wall of the Han Dynasty in Yumenguan Pass which is one of the best-preserved sections of the Han Great Wall. Afterward, drive back to your hotel.

Yadan Ghost City

Day 4 Dunhuang- Departure

Meals: Buffet breakfast

Today, you are free until being transferred to the airport for your departure flight. Thus, the end of your exploration tour in Dunhuang.