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  • Dunhuang Essence Tour

  • Tour Price: $ 180
  • Tour Code: CT218
  • Available: Daily
  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Tour Type: Dunhuang Tour Package

Trip Highlights - Dunhuang 3-Day Tour takes you to explore its essence flavor. Dunhuang, a small city in Gansu Province, is located near the crossroads of the ancient Silk Road. It is made famous largely by the Buddhist Grottoes, known as the Mogao Grottoes, which are one of the Worlds most important sites of ancient Buddhist culture. The grottoes, also known as Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, preserve nearly a thousand years of Buddhist cave-temple architecture, clay sculpture, mural paintings, and manuscripts, dating from the 5th to the 14th centuries. Today, Dunhuang has become a popular destination in China with mystery and legends.

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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 USD510
2-5 travelers USD280
6-9 travelers USD220
10 travelers & above USD180
(For 10 persons up, please email us for new quotations)
Service Inclusions
 ·Entrance fees and meals as listed  ·All transfers with private vehicle and guide
 ·Accident insurance  ·Hotel fare
Service Exclusions
 ·Air fare and airport tax  ·Personal expenses
 ·Tips for guide and driver  ·

Tour Itinerary

Tour Itinerary: (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
Day 1: Arrive in Dunhuang (L/D)
Our dedicated local guide will be waiting to collect you at the airport and bring you to your hotel. After check in you will go on a short camel ride and a 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 meteres, and is a beautifully quiet spot.
Hotel:Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel 4* (or similar class)

Day 2:Dunhuang (B/L/D)
In the morning you will be collected for a tour of the Mogao Grottoes. There are over 490 caves in this cave system, which hold a priceless collection of the most important examples of Buddhist statues and paintings. After the Grottoes you will be returned to your hotel.
Hotel:Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel 4* (or similar class)

Day 3:Depart from Dunhuang (B)
You will be returned to the airport to travel on to your next destination.
(Service End)

Attraction Description
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.
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.