Spend 2 days to do a fast Dunhuang tour to find facts of the important stop along the ancient Silk Road tour and appreciate the irresistible glamour of Dunhuang city. Ride along the Echoing-Sand Mountain to enjoy the stunning desert scenery and visit Mogao Caves to explore the world-class art treasure house. We will take care of everything for you and you just enjoy the trip.
Dunhuang Airport/ Train Station / Your hotel in Dunhuang downtown area
Around 09:00 (Also flexible if you advise)
Day 1 Dunhuang arrival: Echoing-Sand Mountain, Crescent Lake
Day 2 Dunhuang departure: Mogao Caves
Our driver and guide will wait for you at the airport terminal exit by holding a welcome sign with your name on it. Then you will be driven to the hotel and have a short rest. In the afternoon we will visit the Echoing-Sand Mountain. When you slide down the slope, you can hear the roaring echo of sands, hence the name. A short Camel Ride (optional)will leave you a unforgettable memory. Riding 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 Dunhuang city hotel. If you would like, walking around the Shazhou Night Market on your own you will meet many local snacks and other little goods. Accommodation: Dunhuang
Today we will 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. Service ends here, and transfer to train station or airport to depart Dunhuang.