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 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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