2 Days Dunhuang Private Tour to Mogao Grottoes and Echoing-Sand Mountain

This tour covers the attractions most worth visiting around Dunhuang, including the world famous Mogao Grottoes and the fantastic desert scenery Crescent Lake & Echoing-Sand Mountain. Besides these you can also feel the atmosphere of local night life by visiting the bustling Shazhou Night Market.

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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • English-speaking tour guide
    • Scenic spots entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain
    • Entry/Admission - Mogao Caves
    What's excluded :
    • Arrival and departure airfare or train tickets
    • Meals
    • Hotel accommodation
    • Personal expenses
    • Tips to guide and driver

  • Day 1: Arrive in Dunhuang

    Stop At: Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain, Three miles from Dunhuang, Dunhuang 831900 China
    Arrive in Dunhuang, the node city on the Silk Road, you will be met at the airport and transferred to visit the beautiful Crescent Lake & Echoing-Sand Mountain. The Crescent Lake is embedded in an oasis Gobi desert, surrounded by numerous sand dunes. The Echoing-Sand Mountain is so named for the sound of the wind whipping off the dunes.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Shazhou Nightly Market, Yangguan East Road, Dunhuang China
    Then visit the Dunhuang night market -bustling Shazhou Night Market. Never miss its tasty snacks, local specialties, and crafts etc.

    After the tour you will be transferred to your hotel in downtown Dunhuang.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Depart Dunhuang

    Stop At: Mogao Caves, West of Hexi Zoulang, Dunhuang 736200 China
    This morning visit the world famous Mogao Grottoes, which was designated as a world cultural heritage by UNESCO for its 1,600 years accumulated cultural, architectural, and art treasures. There remains 492 cave temple and 45,000 square meters of frescos.

    After the tour you will be transferred to airport for your flight departure.
    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please provide your hotel information when book this tour.Airports
    • Dunhuang Airport, Dunhuang China
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Visit Our China

Activity ID: V-31774P92

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