In only one day you will visit three representative attractions in Dunhuang to have comprehensive knowledge of the city and to know first-hand facts of the ancient Silk Road in Dunhuang and even the whole Hexi Corridor.
Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang Museum, Echoing-Sand Hill, Crescent Lake
English speaking guide + Air condition van + Entrance fee + Lunch
Our local driver and guide will pick you up from hotel at confirmed time. Today we will firstly 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. Then we will drive to visit the most notable attraction in Dunhuang, the Mogao Caves. 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. In the afternoon continue to visit the Echoing-Sand Mountain. When you slide down the slope, you can hear the roaring echo of sands, hence the name. Walking along the mountain to reach the Crescent Lake, your eyes will be feasted on the crescent-shaped spring surrounded by the endless Gobi desert. Then back to downtown Dunhuang to have dinner and then back to your hotel.
*All entrance tickets
*Typical Chinese lunch
*All private transfer as mentioned in itinerary
*Air-condition car and driver,English speaking tour guide
*One bottle of mineral water per day Price Excludes
* Any airfare or train tickets
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.