5-day Private Culture Tour Of Dunhuang And Jiayuguan

5-Day Private Culture Tour of Dunhuang and Jiayuguan

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Dunhuang. O/N Dunhuang.

Stop At: Dunhuang Airport, Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu, China
Today, we can meet you at Duhuang hotel/airport/train station and then transfer to Crescent lake, need 40 minutes driving, 20KM.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Crescent Moon Pool, 5km South of Dunhuang, Dunhuang 736200 China
The Mysterious Crescent lake which its name derives from the crescent moon shaped by the small pool of spring water between two large sand dunes. Here you could slide down on the Sounding sand dunes to see if you can hear the sound from sand dunes.
The Crescent lake also Known to the world as “the first spring in the desert”, no-one can explain the formation of such a geological oddity.visit would be a great experience. crescent lake is like a crescent moon, which is nestled in the vast desert for thousands of years, its water is very clear, sweet.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain, Three miles from Dunhuang, Dunhuang 831900 China
Next,visit to the Singing Sand Mountains (Mingsha Mountain) where you can experience sand surfing and camel riding( on your own expenses). Mingsha Mountain starts from Mogao Caves in the east, 40 kilometers long from east to west, and 20 kilometers from south to north.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shazhou Nightly Market, Yangguan East Road, Dunhuang China
After the check in the hotel and have short a break, we can go to the Shazhou Night Market and you can have a dinner there.

The Dunhuang Shazhou Night Market here is the biggest night market of the whole city and offering you a great opportunity for an evening walk and a souvenir shopping chance.

The Night maket also is on behalf of Dunhuang Nightlife and regarded as a “nightlife landscape”. It is highly popular among the tourists all over the world with its featured local specialties as well as strong flavor of local culture.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu, China
At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at "The silk road Dunhuang hotel", a 4 star hotel.

Day 2: Dunhuang. O/N Dunhuang

Stop At: Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu, China
Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Mogao Grottoes in around 30 minutes ride.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mogao Caves, West of Hexi Zoulang, Dunhuang 736200 China
The Mogao Grottoes, which were constructed over a millennium ago, from the 4th to 14th centuries. The caves are also known as the Thousand Buddha Caves has two distinctions of being one of the most notable grottoes in China as well as the best-preserved treasure house of Buddhist art, sutras, murals and sculptures in the world.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dunhuang Museum, No.1390 North MingShaShan Road, Dunhuang China
In the afternoon we will visit Dunhuang City Museum which exhibits relics excavated from the local area, including paper and coins. The museum is also home to an excellent reconstruction of the Great Wall during the Han Dynasty.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Dunhuang, Dunhuang, Gansu
At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at "The silk road Dunhuang hotel", a 4 star hotel.

Day 3: Dunhuang--Guazhou--Jiayuguan.O/N Jiayuguan.

Stop At: Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu, China
Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Yulin Grottoes in around 120 minutes ride,165km.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Yulin Grotto, Tashi County, Guazhou County 736000 China
The Yulin Grottoes ,which processes 272 coloured clay sculptures and 5650 square meter murals, it is famous as twin grottoes with Mogao Grottoes since the art style and date is very similar to Mogao grottoes. 43 grottoes are scattered on east and west cliffs and 6 grottoes are open to visitors. And Yulin River Valley has a fantastic view .
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan, Gansu
After lunch in Guazhou we will drive to Jiayuguan, your guide will escort you to your hotel and help you check in.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Jiayuguan Holiday Inn, a 4 star hotel.

Day 4: Jiayuguan. O/N Jiayuguan.

Stop At: Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan, Gansu
Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Jiayuguan pass (Jiayuguan Fort) in around 15 minutes ride.
Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Jiayuguan Fortress, Within Yuquan Town, Yuquan Town, Jiayuguan 735100 China
Today, you will exploring some exciting sites around Jiayugaun, first visit Jiayuguan pass (Jiayuguan Fort) also known as the “Impregnable Pass under Heaven,” Jiayuguan is the western end of the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty as well as the most magnificent and well-preserved pass among over a thousand passes along the Ming Great Wall.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Great Wall Museum of Jiayuguan, Xinhua South Road, Xinhua Street, Jiayuguan 735100 China
The Jiayuguan Great Wall Museum – It is at the east gate of the scenic area and looks like a giant white beacon tower. Here, you can better understand the architectural history of this huge defense line and have a look at the old weapons and paintings of the Great Wall.
Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, Southwest of Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan 735100 China
Then head to the Over-hanging cliff Great Wall which is situated 11 km away from the city and 7 km away from the Jiayuguan Pass. The Suspended Wall is a part of the Great Wall built on a ridge with a 45 degree gradient.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wei-Jin Tombs, Xincheng Town, Jiayuguan 735106 China
After the Lunch, you will visit the Weijin Tomb Murals and located on the endless expanse of the desert, 20 km away from the northeast of Jiayuguan City. There are 1400 brick tombs of Jin and Wei Dynasties scattered here, which are the famous JinWei Tombs, and they were reputed as “world’s largest underground art gallery”. The ancient tombs extend east and west to Guoyuan Township of Jiuquan City and northwest to Xincheng Township. The tombs on the desert just like waves in the sea.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan, Gansu
At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
Duration: 18 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Jiayuguan Holiday Inn, a 4 star hotel.

Day 5: Jiayuguan Departure. The tour end.

Stop At: Jiayuguan International Airport Parking Lot, China, Gansu Sheng, Jiayuguan Shi, Hou Ji Lou Huan Dao Lu, 机场北路
Today there is no tour activities, our guide will drop you off at Jiayuguan airport or Jiayuguan train station for your next destination.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

$1,050.00 Per Person