This tour is increasingly popular for travelers in Xian and desiring a quick further visit to the famous Silk Road. Dunhuang is no doubt the best option owing to its convenient transportation to Xian and the significant location of Silk Road as well as its landmark Mogao Grottoes. In this 2 days tour, we inlcudes flights, all transfers, guide and admission fees and you just need to enjoy the pricious and intersting experince with us.
Your hotel in Xian downtown area
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Day 1 Xian – Dunhuang by Flight: Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang Museum
Day 2 Dunhuang – Xian by Flight: Crescent Lake, Echoing-Sand Mountain
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
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.