2 Days Dunhuang Classic Tour

Dunhuang, as one of the most important cities on the ancient Silk Road, is a not-to-miss place for any tourist to Northwest of China. This 2-day tour including the amazing Crescent Spring & Echo Sand Mountain as well as the incredible Mogao Grottoes, is the best choice for Dunghuang first-time visitors. You will be deeply impressed by these splendid cultural relics and natural landscape!

  • Crescent Spring and Echo Sand Mountain, Shazhou Night Market, Mogao Grottoes.
  • Private transfers + Guide + Driver + Accommodation + Lunch + Entrance tickets
  • Yes
2 Days Dunhuang Classic Tour
 
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  1. Day 1: Dunhuang Arrival & Dunhuang Tour (L)
    Crescent Spring and Echo Sand Mountain, Shazhou Night Market

    Upon your arrival at Dunhuang airport / train station, our English speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up from the exit gate by holding a welcome board with your name.

    After short rest, your exploration begins with the Crescent Spring and Echo Sand Mountain. Echo Sand Mountain and Crescent Spring are harmonious mates of miracle created by natural, glittering like a pearl along the Silk Road for thousands of years. The incredible co-existence between spring water and sand mountains always amazes visitors at their first sight here: the sand mountains meanders like a huge dragon and roars when wings blowing while the Crescent Spring, like a gentle maiden, is embraced in arms of mountains without being smudging. A life-time experience provided here as optional activity is camel ride at Echo Sand Mountain.

    Friendly tip: There is camel ride available in the Echo Sand Mountain, if you would like to try it, please pay in cash on your own (around CNY100 /pax ). Of course yout tour guide will help to purchase tickets.

    Afterwards, move on to Shazhou Night Market. Though you might have visited many night markets or food streets during your weeks of vacation, Shazhou Night Market still brings something different for you. Mogao Caves visited in daytime put the most outstanding highlight of Dunhuang before you, Shazhou Night Market just takes you into the down-to-earth life of the local. Do you feel a pull from the strong perfume emitting from the stalls bathed in the dim lights and speed up towards the hawkers and carefully avoid the busy crowds? For sure, you will find the special vitality of this northwest city remoting from the country center during your leisure strolling.

    Accommodation: Overnight in Dunhuang

    Echo Sand Mountain and Crescent Lake

  2. Day 2: Dunhuang Tour & Dunhuang Departure (B, L)
    Mogao Grottoes

    Today you will head to the amazing Mogao Grottoes. As the existing anthology of Buddhist art with biggest scale and the best preservation in the world, Mogao Caves wins a fame of “the pearls of oriental art”. It keeps 735verns, about45,000 square kilometers frescoes, 2,415 painted sculpture, more than 4,000 flying Apsaras (the beautiful Bodhisattva in the Buddhism who has fair scent and does well in dancing and music), and 5 wooden constructions of Tang and Song Dynasty as well as thousands of Stone pillars and flagstones with lotus carving on them.

    In the afternoon, you will be dropped off at Dunhuang airport / train station for departure.

    Accommodation: N/A

    Mogao Caves

Tour Price Per Person ($=USD)

Travelers Luxury Class
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2 People $
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6 People $
7 People $
8 People $
9 People $
Single Room Supplement $
Hotel Standard Luxury Class Hotel
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Price Includes

  • 1 night accommodation in Dunhuang centrally located hotel with breakfast
  • 2 Chinese style lunches
  • Entrance tickets as listed in itinerary
  • Excellent English-speaking tour guide
  • Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
  • Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour
  • Government taxes

Price Excludes

  • China Visas/flights /trains
  • Any dinner
  • Any optional activity/battery car/shuttle bus/horse rides/camel ride inside the attractions
  • Our package does not include travel insurance. Please purchase commercial travel insurance before your trip for any unforeseen circumstance
  • Any item beyond "Price Includes"
  • Gratuities to guide and driver (recommended if you are satisfied with their services)

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