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  • Dunhuang Highlight Tour

  • Tour Price: $ 55
  • Tour Code: CT215
  • Available: Daily
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Tour Type: Dunhuang City Sightseeing

Trip Highlights - This Dunhuang One Day Tour is provided to show you the highlights of Dunhuang. Throughout Dunhuangs history over two thousand years, it has always served as a critical gateway to the west, because of its unique geographical location at the juncture of Gansu, Qinghai and Xinjiang. The hub of the legendary Silk Road of ancient times is endowed with worlds richest treasure house of Buddhist sutras, murals and sculptures, all of which can be seen on this city tour package to Dunhuang. A large number of manuscripts and artifacts retrieved at Dunhuang have been digitized and made publicly available via the International Dunhuang Project.

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Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group Size Price / Traveler
1 traveler USD210
2-5 travelers USD130
6-9 travelers USD90
10 travelers & above USD55
(For 10 persons up, please email us for new quotations)
Service Inclusions
 ·Entrance fees and lunch as listed  ·All transfers with private vehicle and guide
 ·Accident insurance  ·
Service Exclusions
 ·Air fare and airport tax  ·Personal expenses
 ·Tips for guide and driver  ·Hotel fare

Tour Itinerary

Tour Itinerary: (Lunch) 
Tour of the Echoing-Sand Mountain and the Crescent Moon Lake. Echoing Sand Mountain gets its name from the musical sounds that the wind makes as it lows across the sands. Crescent Moon Lake is a natural spring measuring 250 meters by 50 meters, and is a beautiful quiet spot. In the afternoon you will take a camel ride to the Mogao Grottoes. There are over 490 caves in this cave system which holds a priceless collection of the most important examples of Buddhist statues and paintings. After the Grottoes you will be returned to your hotel.
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Attraction Description
Mogao Grottoes
The Mogao Grottoes form an oasis city in the heart of the Gobi Desert. Painstakingly constructed over a thousand years (4th - 14th Centuries AD), it is a powerful symbol of Buddhist art and is home to the worlds largest and most significant collection of Buddhist sutras, paintings and sculptures.
Crescent Spring
Crescent Spring, one of the highlights of the Gobi Desert, is located just 6 kilometers south of Dunhuang, beside the famous Echoing-Sand Mountain. As the name suggests this beautiful natural spring is shaped like a crescent moon.