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4 days Dunhuang Essence Tour
Tour Code: DHT03
Departure: Daily
Tour Type: Private Tour
Attractions: Mogao Grottoes,Crescent moon spring,City museum, Western Thousand Budda Caves,Song Dynasty Film City,White House Pagoda
B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner
Dunhuang is a resplendent pear at the edge of Gobi desert in Gansu Province. Presenting the glory, mystery and beauty is the theme of Dunhuang Tour.
The oasis of Dunhuang lay at a crucial junction of the Silk Road, that ancient braid of caravan trails stretching for more than 7,000 kilometers from China to the Mediterranean, which served as a highway not just for merchandise, but also for ideas-religious, cultural and artistic. Mogao Caves are the reminder of Dunhuang's flourish, inside a huge collection of artistic carved Buddhist temples, sculptures and paintings was created over a period of one hundred years starting from the 4th century.The Crescent Lake and Echoing-Sand Mountain are included in Dunhuang Tour. Great Wall can also be found in Dunhuang. Although the remains of Yangguan Pass, Yumenguan Pass are crumbling walls, you can still feel the grandeur and importance in ancient time. Follow Dunhuang Tour, you will gain memorable experience.
Day and day itinerary:
Day 01 Dunhuang (L)
Arrive at Dunhuang. Be meet & transferred to your hotel. Have tours to the
Mogao Caves and the Crescent Lake in the evening.
Our guide will pick you up from hotel and drive 6 Km to the Echoing-Sand Mountain and Crescent Moon Lake.The Singing Sand Mountains are famous for the sounds the wind makes when blowing over the dunes. Also, the sand is said to be rather noisy when tread upon. The dunes are also famous for their size, some reaching 100m or more, relatively stable despite the fact that the dunes beyond the mountains shift frequently. Also, the sands are said to regain form overnight if tread upon the day before.
After lunch at a local restaurant, drive to the Mogao Grottoes, is one of the biggest and most significent grottoes in China. The Mogao cave complex is comprised of 492 caves, containing 450,000 square feet of murals dating from the fourth to the fourteenth centuries - a period which corresponds to an immense growth in international commerce along the nearby Silk Road

Day 02 Dunhuang (B/L)
Visit the Yumen Guan Pass, the Great Wall of the Han Dynasty(about 2000 years ago), the Hecang Fortress and the Yang Guan Pass.
Yangguan Pass: Yumenguan lies about 80 kilometers (50 miles) northwest of Dunhuang. Its name came from the fact that jade from Hotan in Xinjiang entered Central China through this pass.

Day 03 Dunhuang (B/L)
Visit the City Museum, the Western Thousand Buddha Caves, the Song Dynasty Film City, and the White Horse Pagoda.
Dunhuang Museum The Dunhuang Museum is a comprehensive local museum to exhibit the historical relics, folk arts local human and geographic features, and natural resources

Day 04 Depart Dunhuang (B)
Free at leisure until to be transferred to the airport for the flight.

Prices in USD (1:7)

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City Superior               Class Deluxe Class Tourist Class
Dunhuang   Dunhuang Hotel Shazhou Hotel      Dunhuang Yangguan Hotel

This trip price includes:

  1. Hotel accommodations with breakfast as specified (but hotels are subject to change to the same category before finally confirmed).
  2. All meals as specified in the itinerary.
  3. Transfers among airports & hotels as specified in the itinerary by private car or coach with driver & English-speaking guide.
  4. Entrance fees for sightseeing as outlined in the itinerary with English speaking guide.
  5. Domestic flights, trains or buses as specified in the itinerary.
  6. Domestic airports departure taxes have been charged with the flight tickets.
  7. Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
    Arrangements for the planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

The trip price does not include:

  1. Any meals which are not included in the "The trip price includes."
    Single Room Supplements (as the above quotation for accommodation is based on twin sharing room).
  2. International air and train tickets for coming to & leaving mainland China. Air tickets or train tickets not specified in the itinerary on the first arrival day and last departure day.
  3. Excess Baggage Charges.
  4. Personal expenses: Items of a purely personal nature such as drinks, laundry, tips to guides or drivers, FAX, telephone, excess baggage charges, or sightseeing or meals which are not included in the day-to-day itinerary.
    Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip.
  5. Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers.
  6. Visa fees


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chinauniquetour  is a branch of CITS (China International Travel Service), one of China's largest and oldest travel agencies.Your satisfaction is our priority. All our guides, drivers and vehicles are carefully selected, certified for tourism and fully insured. Our tours have no unscheduled or mandatory shopping stops so you spend your time and money wisely.