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Dunhuang Private Day Tour Mogao Grottoes, Singing Dunes and Crescent Moon Spring

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Dunhuang Private Day Tour Mogao Grottoes, Singing Dunes and Crescent Moon Spring

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Experience the “Jewel of the Silk Road” on an all-day tour of the Mogao Grottoes, Singing Dunes and Crescent Moon Spring. After a convenient hotel pickup in Dunhuang, explore this UNESCO World Heritage site with a professional cave guide and see their well-preserved frescoes and statues. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant included in the tour price.
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  • 10 hours
From
US$239.00
Price varies by group size
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US$239.00
Price varies by group size

Best of Dunhuang Day Tour to Yulin Grottoes and Suoyangcheng Ruins

Available from Sunday

Best of Dunhuang Day Tour to Yulin Grottoes and Suoyangcheng Ruins

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Follow along the ancient Silk Road, and discover some of the remote Gansu Province’s most evocative and historical landmarks, on this private, full-day tour. Meet your guide directly at your Dunhuang accommodation, hop in a private vehicle, and set off through the wild scenery of the Gobi Desert. Your first stop is the Yulin Caves: a series of millennia-old, rock-carved grottoes that feature a wealth of Buddhist art. After lunch, continue to the ruins of Suoyangcheng, a once-powerful Silk Road city.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$296.42
Price varies by group size
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US$296.42
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Dunhuang Silk Road Adventure Day Tour: Mogao Grottoes and Crescent Moon Spring

Available from Sunday

Dunhuang Silk Road Adventure Day Tour: Mogao Grottoes and Crescent Moon Spring

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Visit the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Mogao Caves on this 8-hour private tour from Dunhuang, a city known for its position along the old Silk Road. With a guide, you'll see an important piece of Chinese Buddhist culture at these grottoes known for their many sculptures and other pieces of art, located near Crescent Moon Spring. Lunch is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$267.00
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US$267.00
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All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Jade Gate Pass, Han Dynasty Great Wall Ruin, and Ghost City from Dunhuang

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All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Jade Gate Pass, Han Dynasty Great Wall Ruin, and Ghost City from Dunhuang

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Experience Dunhuang, the hub of the Silk Road, on an all-day tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel with a personal guide and private vehicle to the Jade Gate Pass, Ghost City, and the 2,000-year-old Han Dynasty Great Wall Ruin. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant included in the tour price.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$269.00
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US$269.00
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8-Day Silk Road Trip of Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, Zhangye with Accommodation

Available from Nov 2

8-Day Silk Road Trip of Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, Zhangye with Accommodation

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This private tour will show you the highlight of the Hexi Corridor of Gansu province. You will visit the famous Mogao Grottoes, Singing Sand Dunes & Crescent Moon Spring, camel riding in the desert. Great Wall of Han Dynasty etc in Dunhuang. Jiayuguan is the western end of the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty. Zhangye Danxia Landform, the Giant Buddha Temple, the Horse Hoof Temple Grottoes In Zhangye. We will arrange the good 4 star hotel in Dunhuang and the best hotel in Zhangye and Jiayuguan. Wish you will have a nice trip in western China with us.
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  • 8 days
  • Taking safety measures
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US$2,255.39
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US$2,255.39
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Private Customized the Silk Road Tour

Available from Sunday

Private Customized the Silk Road Tour

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Dunhuang is bright peal on the ancient Silk Road, it was established in 111 B,C by the Emperor Wudi of Han dynasty, it was a very important international city in the history. Today, there are a lot of Buddhsim grottoes remained  The Mogao Grottoes,  Western Thousand Buddhas Grottoes, Jade Gate Pass , the Great Wall of Han Dynasty, Sun Gate Pass. White Horse Stupa, they are all have a very long history. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$70.77
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US$70.77
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Dunhuang Day Tour: Mogao Grottoes, Singing Sand Dunes and The Silk Road Show

Available from Nov 2

Dunhuang Day Tour: Mogao Grottoes, Singing Sand Dunes and The Silk Road Show

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Discover the highlights of Dunhuang in one day, The Mogao Grottoes with it's very beautiful paintings and sculptures, The Singing Sand Dunes & Crescent Monn Spring, take a camel riding in the sand dunes and take photos in the desert. In the evening, go to the Dunhaung Grand Theater,enjoy a top dance drama in China-----The Silk Road, it is about 70 minutes long, No show arrangement from Nov to next March.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$286.16
Price varies by group size
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US$286.16
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Dunhuang Private Day Tour: Yumen Pass, Han Great Wall Ruins and Yadan Ghost City

Available from Sunday

Dunhuang Private Day Tour: Yumen Pass, Han Great Wall Ruins and Yadan Ghost City

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Immerse yourself in Dunhuang’s past at the Yumen Pass, Han Dynasty Great Wall Ruins and Yadan National Geologic Park. A professional guide leads you on an informative tour past ancient structures and shares insight about this civilization. Explore 2000 years old Yumen Pass, Haicang City and Ruins of Han Dynasty Great Wall, admire the wisdom of ancient people. Be amazed by the natural formation of the landscape at Yadan National Geologic Park which will give you an unexpected shot. Tour includes all entrance fees, a Chinese lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$248.00
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US$248.00
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2-Day Private Tour to Mogao Caves in Dunhuang

Available from Sunday

2-Day Private Tour to Mogao Caves in Dunhuang

Explore the Mogao Caves and other highlights of Dunhuang on a private 2-day tour that starts upon your arrival at Dunhuang Airport. Visit the Crescent Lake, an oasis at the foot of Singing Sand (Mingsha) Mountain, then appreciate the exquisite Buddhist art at the Mogao Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Learn about the Silk Road, have the option to ride a camel in the Gobi desert, and visit the night market to experience local life. Yout tour includes an informative private guide, transportation and 4-star accommodation.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$567.95
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US$567.95
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3-Day Dunhuang VIP Silk Road Tour: Mogao Grottoes and Han Great Wall

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3-Day Dunhuang VIP Silk Road Tour: Mogao Grottoes and Han Great Wall

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This private tour will show to visit the high light of Dunhuang, especially ,we will arrange a private cave guide will show to visit the beautiful caves + 3 special caves of Mogao Grottoes for you, which is not open to the public. You will have a very good understanding of Dunhuang from this tour.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$1,129.00
Price varies by group size
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US$1,129.00
Price varies by group size
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Private 6-Night Silk Road Tour from Dunhuang to Kashgar

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Private 6-Night Silk Road Tour from Dunhuang to Kashgar

This 6-night Silk Road private tour takes you to explore the Chinese section of ancient Silk Road from Dunhuang to Kashgar. You will travel to Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi and Kashgar.
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  • 7 days
From
US$2,778.47
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US$2,778.47
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Classic The Silk Road Half Day Tour: The World Heritage --Mogao Grottoes

Available from Sunday

Classic The Silk Road Half Day Tour: The World Heritage --Mogao Grottoes

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The Mogao Grottoes is the most famous Buddhism art site in China, you will first watch 2 movies in the digital exhibition center, then transfer to the grottoes area, visit  8 caves in this tour. It just sells 6,000 tickets each day, we will book the ticket in advance,
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  • Free Cancellation
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US$204.11
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US$204.11
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Private One Day Tour Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes and Sun Gate Pass Include Lunch

Available from Sunday

Private One Day Tour Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes and Sun Gate Pass Include Lunch

Dunhuang Research Academy (DHRA) is a national comprehensive institution responsible for the conservation, management and research of the Mogao Grottoes (a world cultural heritage site at Dunhuang), the Yulin Grottoes (a nationally protected key cultural heritage site at Guazhou), and the Western Thousand-Buddha Grottoes at Dunhuang. Today, our tour guide will show to visit the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes, which is a part of Dunhuang Grottoes. The Sun Gate Pass (Yangguan Pass) initially established by the emperor Wudi of Han Dyansty, it was used to be a very important custom for thousand of years, it has buried by the sand dunes in the history, today, when still can see the site of the Yangguan Pass ,a original Beacon Tower and museum
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$245.13
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US$245.13
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Your Private Gold Medal Tour Guide Service

Available from Nov 2

Your Private Gold Medal Tour Guide Service

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Dunhuang is bright peal on the ancient Silk Road. Steven Kang was awarded the honorary title of National Gold Medal Tour Guide by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China. There are a lot of Buddhsim grottoes remained  The Mogao Grottoes,  Western Thousand Buddhas Grottoes, Jade Gate Pass , the Great Wall of Han Dynasty, Sun Gate Pass. White Horse Stupa, they are all have a very long history. Welcome to book Steven's tour guide service.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$120.00
per group
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US$120.00
per group
Taking safety measures

2-Day Private Customized Dunhuang Tour:Mogao Grottoes,Crescent Moon Pool andMore

Available from Nov 2

2-Day Private Customized Dunhuang Tour:Mogao Grottoes,Crescent Moon Pool andMore

Notable on the ancient “Silk Road”, Dunhuang is a famous historical city with many ancient sites, and it can be hard for first-time visitors to know where to start. Be greeted by a professional guide who will help you design the perfect itinerary for 2 days, see Dunhuang highlights like: Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Moon Pool, Singing Dunes, Yumen Pass, Han Great Wall Ruins and Yadan National Park, visit local markets or museum. Travel at your own pace, and stop to snap photos, grab a souvenir or explore. Dunhuang City is at your fingertips on this private tour! Tour includes entrance fee, lunch, English speaking tour guide and travel by private vehicle. Please book your own hotel in Dunhuang.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$418.00
Price varies by group size
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US$418.00
Price varies by group size

3-Night Private Tour from Dunhuang to Jiayuguan

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3-Night Private Tour from Dunhuang to Jiayuguan

This quick 3-night Silk Road private tour takes you to explore Chinese section of ancient Silk Road from Dunhuang to Jiayuguan. Attractions you will visit during this tour include Jiyuguan Fort, Overhanging Great Wall, and Mogao Grottos etc. along the Hexi Corridor in Gansu province.
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  • 4 days
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US$917.95
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US$917.95
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Dunhuang Private Day Tour to Yulin Caves, Suoyang City Ruin, Sun of Earth Statue

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Dunhuang Private Day Tour to Yulin Caves, Suoyang City Ruin, Sun of Earth Statue

Yulin Caves, Suoyang City Ruins, Sun of the Earth Statue, are the interesting attractions in the east of Dunhuang, China. This private day tour will let you explore these three attractions in a day with a local guide by private vehicle from Dunhuang. Chinese lunch is includes, and pickup time from your centrally located Dunhuang hotel is at 8am.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$229.00
Price varies by group size
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US$229.00
Price varies by group size
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Private Day Trip to Yulin Caves and Western Thousand Buddha Caves from Dunhuang

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Private Day Trip to Yulin Caves and Western Thousand Buddha Caves from Dunhuang

Yulin Caves and Western Thousand Buddha Caves are less popular than Mogao Caves, however, they are part of the Dunhuang art with their spectacular frescoes and statues in Dunhuang. This private day tour will let you explore these two sites in a day with a local guide by private vehicle. Pickup time is at 8am from your centrally located Dunhuang hotel.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$239.00
Price varies by group size
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US$239.00
Price varies by group size

Private Tour to Yadan National Geologic Park

Available from Sunday

Private Tour to Yadan National Geologic Park

This private tour will show you to visit the south part of the park with a private jeep. The Yadang National Geological Park offers various landform in distinct shapes, signifying different development. In the park, you can get a view of uniquely-shaped rocks like Mongolian tent, Stone Bird, Peacock and others. Make full use of your imagination, you may find some rocks with some miniatures similar to famed architectures, like the Potala Palace in Tibet, Heaven Temple in Beijing or something else.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$357.95
Price varies by group size
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US$357.95
Price varies by group size
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Private Half Day Tour Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes

Available from Sunday

Private Half Day Tour Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes

Dunhuang Research Academy (DHRA) is a national comprehensive institution responsible for the conservation, management and research of the Mogao Grottoes (a world cultural heritage site at Dunhuang), the Yulin Grottoes (a nationally protected key cultural heritage site at Guazhou), and the Western Thousand-Buddha Grottoes at Dunhuang. Today, our tour guide will show to visit the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes, which is a part of Dunhuang Grottoes.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$132.31
Price varies by group size
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US$132.31
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5-Night Private Silk Road Trip from Dunhuang to Urumqi including Hotel Accommodations

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5-Night Private Silk Road Trip from Dunhuang to Urumqi including Hotel Accommodations

This 5 nights classic private tour takes you to explore Chinese section of ancient Silk Road northern route from Dunhuang to Urumqi. You will travel the path of thousands of merchants and camel caravans and witness its changes in modern days. Attractions you will visit during this tour includes Mogao Grottos, Turpan Oasis, Loulan Mummies, and Heavenly Lake located on the northern side of Tianshan Mountains.
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  • 6 days
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US$2,149.00
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US$2,149.00
Price varies by group size

Private 3-Day Silk Road Tour Including Dunhuang And Jiayuguan

Available from Nov 8

Private 3-Day Silk Road Tour Including Dunhuang And Jiayuguan

Experiencing the amazing cities of Dunhuang and Jiayuguan from the ancient Silk Road, you will visit Mogao Grottoes, Ming Great Wall , Great museum and Weijin Mural Tomb in the 3-day tour.
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  • 3 days
From
US$1,000.00
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US$1,000.00
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Private Day Tour to Xuanquanzhi Ruin and Statue of Son of Earth from Dunhuang

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Private Day Tour to Xuanquanzhi Ruin and Statue of Son of Earth from Dunhuang

This private day tour will offer you an opportunity to explore two unusual attractions with a local guide from Dunhuang. It is nice to see the historical ancient post house ruins and the giant stature of a baby on the Gobi desert. Centrally Dunhuang located Dunhuang hotel pick-up and drop-off are included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$204.11
Price varies by group size
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US$204.11
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3-Night Private Tour to Dunhuang and Jiayuguan

Available from Sunday

3-Night Private Tour to Dunhuang and Jiayuguan

Visit China’s wild frontier, and follow along the Silk Road, on this private, 4-day tour. Your first stop is Dunhuang: upon arrival, meet your guide at the airport and transfer to your hotel. You’ll have time to explore Dunhuang’s night market, visit its Mogao Caves, and head into the desert to see the Crescent Lake and admire the dunes. Then, transfer to Jiayuguan via train, where you’ll see highlights like the Jiayuguan Fort and the local section of the Great Wall.
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  • 4 days
From
US$1,203.85
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US$1,203.85
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