This tour is designed for tourists who have limited time to take a view of China Slik Road and are most interested in Mogao Grottoes. The 2 days tour from Xian includes the three must see attractions in Dunhuang: Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake, Eco-sand Mountain.
Day 1 Xian – Dunhuang by Flight: Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang Museum
Day 2Dunhuang – Xian by Flight: Crescent Lake, Echoing-Sand Mountain
Air condition car + English speaking guide + Entrance fee + Lunch + Hotel + Flights
Our driver in Xian will pick you up from hotel in the early morning and transfer you to airport for morning flight to Dunhuang. Upon arrival in Dunhuang our local driver and guide will meet you at airport by holding a welcome sign with your name and transfer to hotel.
After a short rest we will drive to visit Mogao Grottoes, one of the four most famous caves in China. The grottoes, also know as Caves of the Thousand Buddha, preserve nearly a thousand years of Buddhist cave temple architecture, clay sculpture, mural paintings, and manuscripts, dating from the 5th to the 14th centuries. And in Tourist Reception Center, which functions as Digital Exhibition Center now, tourists will see two 20-minute long digital movies to have a overall understand of Silk Road Tour. Afterwards we will continue to visit Daunhuang Museum where some precious arts and relics are preserved here. It is also a great place to learn about Dunhuang culture and history as well as the history of Ancient Silk Road. Accommodation: Dunhuang
Day 2 Dunhuang to Xian by Flight (Breakfast+Lunch)
After hotel breakfast we will start today’s tour with Crescent Lake, your eyes will be feasted on the crescent-shaped spring surrounded by the endless Gobi desert. Then we will visit Echoing-Sand Mountain. When you slide down the slope, you can hear the roaring echo of sands, hence the name. Afterwards be escorted to airport for flight back to Xian. Upon arrival in Xian our local driver will meet you at airport by holding your name and transfer to your hotel.
* Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
* Lunches as itinerary specifies
* Private English-speaking guides
* Private drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
* Entrance fees to tourist sites
* Economy class flight of Xian/Dunhuang/Xian
* Personal expenses
* Gratuities for guides and drivers
* Transportation arriving or departing Xian
Please use our online booking or send your travel request via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to us. You are also welcome to call us at 0086-15129005119 from Mon to Sun 24 hours.
Our real trip advisors will have your booking confirmed no more than 1 working day. We even take last minute booking if time is pressing. When your booking is confirmed, you will get a confirmation email from us, which includes the confirmed detailed itinerary with prices.
Deposit USD 50 will be charged in advance via Paypal for tour booking. The balance can be paid to our tour guide when you are on the tour, or the credit card balance payment via Paypal latest 3 days ahead of the tour date. Both RMB and hard currency are acceptable.