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2-Day Amazing Dunhuang Private Tour with Mogao Caves and More

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Discover amazing Dunhuang city in this 2-day private sightseeing tour. Accompanied by your profession private guide, and visit the top attractions: Mogao Caves,Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain, Yadan National Geological Park, Shazhou Nightly Marketa. Includes private guide and vehicle, Lunch and entrance fees. This tour offers a booking option to upgrade your package to Enjoy an overnight stay at a 5-star hotel.

Itinerary Details

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Day 1 Day 1:Dunhuang Museum,Mogao Caves,Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain,Crescent Moon Pool

Stop At: Dunhuang Museum

Meet your guide and driver in your hotel lobby and transfer you to Dunhuang Museum, you will visit Dunhuang Museum(close on Monday).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mogao Caves

Then you to Visitors' Center of Mogao Grottoes, an UNESCO listed World Heritage Site, start your exciting sightseeing tour from to Mogao Caves and Digital Film Center, Located in the Gobi desert, the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas feature beautiful wall fresco paintings and more than 3,000 sculptures dating from the forth to the fourteenth century.Then, a professional cave guide will lead you to explore about 7 to 9 caves closely.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain

After lunch, You will be driven to the Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain. Ride on the backs of camels and climb to get to the top of the dune. Along the way, there are splendid sights: golden sand, the rolling desert, a tranquil lake and the beautiful sunset.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At: Crescent Moon Pool

Also, you’ll never miss out on the Crescent Moon Pool, Just like its name indicates, the Crescent Pool is in a natural shape of half-moon.According to historical record, the lake has been in existence for hundreds of years without ever being buried by the sand.Your wonderful tour will ends here, your tour guide and driver will take you back to your hotel in Dunhuang.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 2 Day 2: Yadan National Geological Park,Yumen Pass,Great Wall of Han Dynasty,Shazhou Nightly Market

Stop At: Yadan National Geological Park

Meet up your friendly private guide and driver at your hotel in the early morning,you will visit the the geological phenomena of Yadan Park have been created over time by erosion of the soft earth by rain and wind, leaving unusual rock formations.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.

Duration: 3 hour

Stop At: Yumen Pass

Then head to Yumen Pass and Great Wall of Han Dynasty, In history, the Han Dynasty built many walls to consolidate the safety of the frontier region as well as exploring ways to do business with western region. During the Han dynasty, this was a pass-through which the Silk Road passed and was the one road connecting Central Asia and China.You will feel the history of the Yumen Pass as a trading post.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shazhou Nightly Market

This is the biggest night market in the area. You will see a lot of local small commodities and it is a great place to experience the local food culture. Your wonderful tour will ends here, your tour guide and driver will take you back to your hotel in Dunhuang.

Duration: 1 hour