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3-Night Private Tour from Dunhuang to Jiayuguan

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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.

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 Arrival Dunhuang

Stop At: Silk Road Trips

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Stop At: Shazhou Nightly Market

Upon arrival at Dunhuang Airport or Dunhuang Rail Station, your guide will pick you up at arrival lobby and transfer you to the hotel for check-in. Be sure to explore the night market nearby the hotel in the evening! Accommodation: 4-Star Dunhuang Silk Road Hotel or equivalent

Duration: 1 hour

Day 2 Dunhuang

Stop At: Mogao Caves

Buddhas). These caves are examples of rock-cut architecture of soft gravel conglomerate not suitable for either sculpture or elaborate architectural details.

Duration: 4 hour

Stop At: Minshan Mountain

In the afternoon, enjoy a fun hike on the sand dunes to visit the Crescent Spring and Singing Sand Dunes. 

Duration: 2 hour

Day 3 Dunhuang - Jiayuguan

Stop At: Jiayuguan Fortress

In the morning, you will catch 5-hour bus/train ride to Jiayuguan, the western end of the Great Wall for Ming Dynasty. Upon arrival, transfer to visit Jiayuguan Fort that is called The First Pass Under Heaven.

Duration: 3 hour

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Then climb up the Overhanging Great Wall, which was reconstructed in 1980s based on the original site with a wonderful view. Afterwards you will be transferred to hotel.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 4 Departing from Jiayuguan 

Stop At: Xincheng Mural Tombs of Wei and Jin Dynasty

If time permits, you could visit Wei and Jin Tombs before heading to Jiayuguan Airport where this 3-night trip concludes.

Duration: 1 hour