Cultural Tour to DunHuang MoGao Grottoes
This tour visits Mogao Buddhist Grottoes in Dunhuang, Dunhuang has airport connecting Shanghai, Beijing, Xi'an and all other major cities in China. Extension tours upon request to go Turpan, or Kashgar is available upon request.
Destination: MoGao Grottoes, Singing Sand Dunes, ShaZhou Night Market
Duration: 3 Days
Price: From 412 USD up p/p
Why You Will Love This Tour:
Private guide and driver just for your own tour
Tickets reserved in advance to visit MoGao Grottoes
Meandering around the oasis town in an relaxing evening
Ride camels to the top of sand dunes and sliding down
No shopping stops on the tour
Arrival in DunHuang, ShaZhou Evening Market
As you arrive in DunHuang, our guide and driver will meet you at the airport ( about 30 minutes drive to the downtown ), or at Bullet Train Station ( DunHuang Bullet Train Station is located in LiuYuan which is about 1.5 hours driving from DunHuang). Private transfer directly to check in the hotel. the rest of day will be at your own lesiure. DunHuang is located in the middle of GoBi Desert in an oasis. it is a small, but beautiful relaxing city. You may enjoy a nice evening walk and explore the ffamous ShaZhou Market.
Stay in DunHuang
MoGao Grottoes, Singing Sand Dunes
Our guide and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby in the morning after breakfast, private transfer for about 30 minutes to the entrance of MoGao Grottoes. we will transfer to the shuttle bus for another some 25 minutes ride through the desert to the actual site of MoGao Buddhist Grottoes. there will be an English-speaking guide to accompany us through the whole morning tour to many caves and appretiate the well-preserved murals from over 1,500 years ago. Please be advised thatw e will spend almost whole morning in the complex since there is a museum showing some hand-written Buddhist manuscripts from ancient times, they were written in not only classical Chinese, but also in Sanskrit, and Tocharian.
Afternoon sightseeing to take a camel ride over the sand dunes to the famous Singing Sand Dunes and also enjoy a nice walk around the mysterious Crescent Lake.
Private transfer back to the hotel
Stay in DunHuang
Our guide and driver will meet you at the hotel lobby, private transfer directly to the airport, or train station for your onward journey to next destination. Though Dunhuang is located in the Gobi desert near nowhere, fast train, and airport connects the town to all major cities in China, such as Xi'an, Beijing and Shanghai, you may enjoy an extension trip to visit Terracotta Warirors in Xi'an, Great Wall in Beijing...etc.
Private transfer + driver during the tour in Dunhuang
Private professional English-speaking guide
Entrance fee to all the heritage sites as listed in the itinerary
Road tolls, Parking fee and tax all included
Bottled drinking water during the tour activity
Personal expenses and other service if not mentioned
Flight / train tickets to Dunhuang
Tips to the guide and driver ( recommended )
Please contact us to request a quote for this tour.
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