In mind of most tourists Dunhuang is the top destination on their Silk Road tour list. This 5 days tour package is all about Dunhuang. You will fully escorted by guide and driver to visit some top attractions in Dunhuang. And a two days trek is arranged for you to see more about Dunhuang.
Day 1Dunhuang arrival
Day 2Dunhuang: Ancient Dunhuang City
Day 3Dunhuang: Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes
Day 4Dunhuang: Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake, Echoing-sand Mountain
Day 1 Dunhuang Arrival (No Meal)
Upon your arrival in Dunhuang airport/train station, our local guide will wait you by holding a welcome board with your name and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy your free time in the rest of the day. Accommodation: Dunhuang
Day 2 Dunhuang (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
After hotel breakfast we will drive to edge of Echoing-Sand Mountain where you will start the trekking. From here we will hike for about 15km to the Ancient Dunhuang City, a movie Studio built according to research of Dunhuang culture in ancient time. on the way you will appreciate the unique and virgin desert scenery. By lunch time we will arrive the studio and please enjoy the picnic lunch and have some rest. Then we will continue our hiking. Please get your camera and courage prepared. After another 10km hiking we will reach the camping site where you will stay overnight. Having picnic dinner and then set the camp. Accommodation: in Camp
Day 3 Dunhuang (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)
In the morning you will appreciate sunrise in gobi desert if weather is good. After picnic breakfast we will hike about 12km to the 3rd destination – the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes. That grottoes is less known to tourists because it is less easy to reach. Enjoy the grottoes art and having your picnic lunch here. In the afternoon our car will meet you at grottoes area and transfer back to hotel. Hiking activities end here. Accommodation: Dunhuang
Day 4 Dunhuang (Breakfast + Lunch)
In the morning pick up by driver and guide and transfer directly to Mogao Grottoes, one of the four most famous caves in China and the real must see attraction along ancient Silk Road. 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 some time you will reach the Crescent Lake, your eyes will be feasted on the crescent-shaped spring surrounded by the endless Gobi desert. After the happy time there we will drive back to hotel. Accommodation: Dunhuang
Day 5 Dunhuang Departure (Breakfast)
Pick up from hotel and transfer to airport for your flight departing Dunhuang.
* Hotel accommodation with breakfasts
* Private English-speaking guides
* Private drivers & air-conditioned vehicles
* Entrance fees to tourist sites Exclusions
* Personal expenses
* Gratuities for guides and drivers
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.