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3-Day Dunhuang Highlights Private Tour

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Overview:

It is said every grain of sands of Dunhuang records the history of the Silk Road, and every wisp of winds of Dunhuang can bring back the memory of the Silk Road.This 3 Days Dunhuang tour will take you to trace the Silk Road in Dunhuang, also enjoy marvelous Gobi desert landscape, incredible Yardang landforms, Crescent Lake, etc. with your private guide and driver. It is well organized with the best attractions and leisure pace.

 

Tour Code

GS3D2N-YGM-142

Duration

3 Days/2 Nights
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Itinerary

Day 1Dunhuang Arrival

Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Dunhuang

Welcome to Dunhuang, the brightest star in the Gobi desert. Your tour guide will welcome you in the airport/train station, and then escort you to your hotel. The rest of today is for you to explore this exotic city by yourself. Free time idea: Shazhou Night Market is the most bustling place in the city where you can stroll leisurely to experience local living, hunt for delicious food, relax in a drinking bar, or buy some interesting handcrafts, etc.

Day 2Dunhuang

Attractions: Yardang National Geologic Park, Yumen Pass, Great Wall of Han Dynasty, Crescent Spring and Singing Sand Dune
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Dunhuang

Today, you have a chance to see the most beautiful masterpiece of nature- the Yardangs. Yardang National Geologic Park is the biggest Yardangs-landform group in the world. Yadan Landforms were superlatively marvelous with different size of areas, and varied forms of topography. You will find varied land structures here like animals, personal images, pagodas, temples, buses and boats.

Then you will visit the Yumenguan Pass and the Great Wall of Han Dynasty (about 2000 years ago). Yumenguan Pass was a strategic pass on the ancient Silk Road. Yumen in Chinese means the jade of Gate. It was so named because the jade of Hotan in what is now Xinjiang region was transported to central China through this pass.

Continue your trip to Crescent Spring and Singing Sand Dune. Singing Sand Dune (Mingsha Hill)  is piled up with sand in five colors of red, yellow, green, black and white. The so-called singing sand does not sing by itself, but creates singing sound when people tread or slide on the surface of the sand, which is a kind of miracle of the nature. Crescent Spring is at the northern foot of the Mingsha Hill and is 118 meters from east to west and 25 meters from south to north. The water is fove meters deep. The crescent-like lake is surrounded by the sand but never buried by it. The water in the lake is very clear all year around.

Day 3Dunhuang - Departure

Attractions: Mogao Grottoes
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Not Included

Today, enjoy a cultural tour begin with the visit to Mogao Grottoes— one of three noted grottoes in China for its fabulous frescos and statues. The site is considered the great treasure house of Buddhist arts in existence.

The rest of today is free for you to catch your flight/train to next destination. Your Dunhuang Silk Road tour ends!

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • 2 nights accommodation(3 or 4 or 5-star depends on yourself)
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets
  • Meals
  • Gratuities(optional)
  • Any optional programs/activities
  • Any services not mentioned