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Dunhuang Desert Sunrise Tour

Mogao caves and Crescent Spring 4 Day Tour

This Dunhuang Tour highlights the ancient city of Dunhuang, the land of the famous UNESCO site Mogao Grottoes. During the 4-day China vacation package, you can enjoy the brilliant desert sunrise,stunning Yardang landform, and gain a full glimpse of the traditional Silk Road culture.The mysterious Silk Road awaits those who want adventure. You can visit the Obvious Pearl on the Silk Road - Dunhuang. You will enjoy your tour by visiting the Mogao Grottoes with the artistic features of the treasured Buddhist murals and the Crescent Lake.
Tour Code: DH-01
Destination: Dunhuang
Departure Date: You Choose
Days: 4 Days
Reasons of choosing this tour
  • This Dunhuang tour takes you to the ancient city of Dunhuang, the famous UNESCO site Mogao Grottoes
  • To enjoy Chinese Buddhist culture.
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Dunhuang picked up from Bus or Train Station L
Day 2 Dunhuang Mogao caves, Dunhuang Museum, Singing Sand Mountains , Crescent Spring B,L
Day 3 Dunhuang Yumenguan Pass, Desert Discovery at Yadan Landform Park B,L
Day 4 Depart Dunhuang transfer you to Bus or Train Station /

Itinerary of Dunhuang Desert Sunrise Tour

Day 1

Place & Transport:Arrive in Dunhuang
Today's Activities: picked up from Bus or Train Station

Day 2

Place & Transport:Dunhuang
Today's Activities: Mogao caves, Dunhuang Museum, Singing Sand Mountains , Crescent Spring
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

private china tour:Mogao caves Mogao caves
online china tours:Dunhuang Museum Dunhuang Museum
China desert tours:Echoing Sand Mountain Echoing Sand Mountain
China desert tours: Crescent Spring Crescent Spring

Mogao caves: Mogao Grottoes are located precipice at on the east foot of the Mingsha Hill. First dug in 366 A.D., Mogao Grottoes is one of three noted grottoes in China for its fabulous frescos and statues. Today, the total number of Mogao Grottoes is 492 in which there are over 2,800 sculptures and 45,000 square meters of murals.
Dunhuang Museum: Dunhuang Museum reflects the flourishing social development and cultural exchange between China and the West during the time when Dunhuang was a major center along the Silk Road. A trip to the Dunhuang Museum will provide visitors with a greater understanding of the history and culture of the Chinese people and their ancient civilization. The Dunhuang Museum is located in the downtown area of Dunhuang City.
Echoing Sand Mountain: On days when a strong wind blows, the fast shifting sand roars; but when the wind is little more than a light breeze, the sand produces gentle, dulcet sounds akin to music.
Crescent Spring :Crescent Spring (Yueya Quan) is in the Singing Sand Mountains (Mingsha Shan), 6 km (4 mi) south of Dunhuang. It is an oasis in the desert. The spring's name derives from the crescent-shaped lake formed by the spring water between two huge sand dunes. Although the area is very dry, the pool doesn't dry up as one might expect.

Day 3

Place & Transport:Dunhuang
Today's Activities: Yumenguan Pass, Desert Discovery at Yadan Landform Park
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

private china tour:Yumenguan Pass Yumenguan Pass
private china tour:Yadan Landform Park Yadan Landform Park

Yumenguan Pass: Established in the Western Han Dynasty and located in 95 km northwest of Dunhuang, Yumenguan Pass was a strategic pass on the ancient Silk Road.
Yadan Landform Park: It locates the south to the Wubao town in Hami and 20kms far from Wubao while 100kms far from Hami city. The Evil city is famous for its night sound and vivid rocks in various shapes those look like animals or other world famous attractions in the world. The grand outlooks of the Yadan Landforms were accumulated by the clay after many floods in addition to rains and storms for long time and here once was the lower reaches of Shulehe River in the ancient times. It will be possible that after a number of years the landforms slowly disappear.

Day 4

Place & Transport: Depart Dunhuang
Today's Activities: transfer you to Bus or Train Station

Price Details Based on Per Person

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $968 $909 $730 -
2-5 persons $543 $509 $424 $239/$202/$98/
6-9 persons $424 $390 $297 $239/$202/$98/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $968 $917 $730 -
2-5 persons $543 $518 $424 $239/$209/$98/
6-9 persons $424 $390 $297 $239/$209/$98/

Hotel Arrangements

City Superior Deluxe Economy
Dunhuang The silk Road Dunhuang Hotel (or same class) DunHuang Hotel (or same class) DunHuang Hotel(or same class)

Booking Notes:
1.Price is for reference only, may vary during special holidays and date.
2.The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.

Price Inclusions and Exclusions of This Dunhuang Tour

Price Inclusions:
  • Airport private transfers
  • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  • Private car or van with English speaking guide
  • Hotels fees based on two people sharing one room with twin beds
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • Between airports and hotels Luggage Transfers
  • Arrangements
Price Exclusion:
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
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