Best Dunhuang Tours: Top China Silk Road Tours with Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes 2020-2021

A China Silk Road tour would hardly be complete without travel to Dunhuang where the soul of the Silk Route tours adventure lies. Dunhuang, locates at the northwest end of Gansu Province, connecting Jiayuguan at its east side and Turpan west side. When those craftsmen started the carving of Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang was destined to have a unique status in the long history. Since ancient times, Dunhuang had been a crucial post along the Hexi Corridor of Silk Road, excreting importantly on both political, military, and commercial life. Today, the marvelous Magao Grottoes, Crescent Spring, and Echo Sand Mountain overwhelmingly dominate the fame of Dunhuang, enchanting millions of travelers annually.

How Do I Plan My Dunhuang Tour?

-Dunhuang Travel Schedule

Dunhuang itself needs 1-3 days to explore with the highlights including Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Spring, and Echo Sand Mountain, Shazhou Night Market, Yulin Grottoes, Yadan Landform, Jade Gate Pass, and so on. However, Dunhuang is more often suggested to visit together with other tourist cities along Silk Road like Lanzhou, Xining, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Turpan, Urumqi and Kashgar in a 5-15 days China tour.

-Dunhuang Transportation

Dunhuang is easily accessible by both flights, trains, and high-speed trains from other cities. If you are planning to go to Dunhuang from cities with large distance like Beijing, Shanghai, and Xian, flight is more suggested; if you will visit Dunhuang from Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Turpan, and Urumqi, high-speed train is more recommended within 5-hour ride.

How to Explore Dunhuang?

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4 Days Dunhuang Leisure Tour

4 Days Dunhuang Leisure Tour

This 4-day tour will take you to visit the highlights of Dunhuang in a leisurely way. You will not only visit the most important sites with a local tour guide, but also have free time to explore the ancient city on your own. Just imagine the awesome Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Spring, Echo Sand Mountai...


Dunhuang Highlight Day Tour

Dunhuang Highlight Day Tour

As the pearl-like city along the old Hexi Corridor, Dunhuang is a not-to-miss city for anyone who wants to trace the relics of Silk Road. Even you don’t have enough time, this tour will bring you an in-depth experience of the splendid Mogao Grottoes, the amazing Crescent Spring as well as Echo Sand ...


3 Days Dunhuang Tour with Mogao Caves and Yulin Caves

3 Days Dunhuang Tour with Mogao Caves and Yulin Caves

This 3 days China Silk Road tour perfectly covers the essence of Dunhuang including Mogao Caves and Crescent Spring-Echo Sand Mountain, with an in-depth exploration to local history, culture and landscapes. As we know, Mogao Grottoes is always the first impression of Dunhuang for the most tourists....


3 Days Dunhuang In-depth Tour for Cultural and Natural Landscape

3 Days Dunhuang In-depth Tour for Cultural and Natural Landscape

If you love the mysterious cultural relics as well as natural landscape along Silk Road, staying longer time in Dunhuang must be worthwhile. This 3-day Dunhuang in-depth tour, with professional English speaking tour guide and experienced driver, will bring you a memorable adventure through the visit...


2 Days Dunhuang Classic Tour

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 visit...


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