The first day of this 2-day Dunhuang tour package starts with Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake and Echoing-Sand Mountain, and you will stay overnight to camp in desert, have picnic dinner and make some new friends if you like. On the next day, you will say goodbye to Dunhuang after appreciating desert sunrise and having picnic breakfast.
Your hotel in Dunhuang downtown area/ Train Station/ Airport
Around 09:00 (Also flexible if you advise)
Day 1 Dunhuang Arrival: Mogao Caves, Echoing-Sand Mountain, Crescent Lake
Day 2 Dunhuang departure
In the morning our guide will meet you at hotel (train station or airport). Then 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 for some time you will reach the Crescent Lake, your eyes will be feasted on the crescent-shaped spring surrounded by the endless Gobi desert. Afterwards ride a camel to the village nearby to collect camping equipment. In the evening appreciate the sunset in desert, have picnic dinner, and then set camp for overnight.
Get up early in the morning to appreciate desert sunrise. After picnic breakfast you will ride a camel back to the village and take the car back to hotel (train station or airport).