3-Day Private Silk Road Tour of Dunhuang: Mogao Grottoes, Yulin Grottoes, Crescent Moon Pool

This private tour will show you to visit  the highlights of Dunhuang. You will visit the famous Mogao Grottoes, Yulin Grottoes, Suoyang City Ruins, Singing Sand Dunes, Crescent Moon Spring, the Great Wall of Han Dynasty, Yangguan Pass. Daily lunch and entrance fees are all included

This tour offers a booking option to upgrade your package to take a camel riding  and THE SILK ROAD show.

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3 days


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • 3x Lunch
    • Local guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan / coach
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Yangguan Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Yumen Pass
    • Entry/Admission - Mogao Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain
    • Entry/Admission - Yulin Grotto
    • Entry/Admission - Suoyangcheng Relic Site Ticket Office
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities

  • Day 1: Dunhuang --Visit 2 Passes & the Great Wall from the Han Dynasty

    Stop At: Yangguan Museum, Yangguan Pass, Dunhuang 736200 China
    Visit the Yangguan Pass and it's museum, you may learn more history about the ancient Silk Road in the museum.

    Stop At: Yumen Pass, 90 Km Northwest of Dunhuang, Dunhuang 736200 China
    The Yumen Pass & Great Wall of Han Dynasty, Yangguan Pass (L) Visit the Yumen Pass (Jade Gate Pass) & 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. Instead of piling up stones or bricks layer upon layer like other dynasties' walls, the Han Dynasty Great Wall is built by using the local sand and weed. These two constructional materials were added by putting one on top of another

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Enjoy your lunch in a local farmer's restaurant to taste the local food, you can walk around in the grape garden.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Mogao Caves & Mingsha Moutain

    Stop At: Mogao Caves, West of Hexi Zoulang, Dunhuang 736200 China
    Visit Mogao Grottoes & Digital Film Center , one of the 4 most famous grottoes in China. It has a total of 492 grottoes, 45,000 square-meters of murals, 2,400 painted statues and over 250 residential caves remain.

    Stop At: Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain, Three miles from Dunhuang, Dunhuang 831900 China
    After lunch continue to visit the Crescent Moon Spring & the Singing-Sand Dunes. The camel riding , the SILK ROAD SHOW are optional tours (see booking for details.) After your tour is finished,you will be drop-off at your Dunhuang hotel.

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

    Day 3: Yulin Caves , Suoyangcheng Ruins

    Stop At: Yulin Grotto, Tashi County, Guazhou County 736000 China
    Visit the Yulin Caves, it can be traced to the same origin in contents, artistic style and form of painting for the Mogao Grottoes, it’s regarded as its sister with its name known to many people in the country.

    Stop At: Suoyangcheng Relic Site Ticket Office, Guazhou County, Jiuquan, Gansu, China
    After lunch visit the ruins of Suoyang City, it used to be a very important stop on the Silk Road, it has listed in the UNESCO in 2015.

    After your tour is finished,you will be drop-off at your Dunhuang hotel.

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Dunhuang Airport, Dunhuang China
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Infant seats available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • 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
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • 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 Silk Road Angel Tours

Activity ID: V-40805P39

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