Dunhuang is the top destination on most tourists’ Silk Road tour list. This 5 days tour package is all about Dunhuang. You will follow your professional guide and driver to visit the top attractions in Dunhuang. You will also trek for two days to challenge yourself physically. Join this tour to conquer the desert!
Day 1 Dunhuang arrival
Day 2 Dunhuang: Ancient Dunhuang City
Day 3 Dunhuang: Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes
Day 4 Dunhuang: Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake, Echoing-sand Mountain
Day 5 Dunhuang departure
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
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
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
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
Pick up from hotel and transfer to airport for your flight departing Dunhuang.