Best of Dunhuang Day Tour to Yulin Grottoes and Suoyangcheng Ruins

The Yulin Grottoes is 180 km far away from Dunhuang. Yulin Grottoes and Mogao Grottoes are twins Grottoes in Dunhuang. The 42 surviving caves, constructed on the two sharp cliffs facing each other, cover a period of more than 1500 years from the Northern Wei to the Qing Dynasty

The Suoyangcheng Ruins used to be a very important stop on the famous Silk Road, initially it was established in 3rd century AD.

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  • What's included :
    • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Local guide
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Yulin Grotto, Tashi County, Guazhou County 736000 China

    At 8:30 am, our professional tour guide will meet you in your Dunhuang hotel, by car / bus to the Yulin Grottoes, during the 2.5 hours trip, you will see the vast Gobi and desert, village, grassland and snow mountain on the way. The grottoes were opened on the cliff of a valley, the cave 25 is the most complete preservation. Murals in these grottoes which consist of huge scripture drawings, portraits of Buddha etc. reveal the highly developed art of painting in the Tang Dynasty more than 1300 years ago. Scripture drawings on the southern and northern walls of cave 25 are big ones. These colorful, especially line drawings are rare.

    Pass By: Suoyangcheng Relic Site Ticket Office, Guazhou County, Jiuquan, Gansu, China

    The Suoyangcheng Ruins used to be a very important stop on the famous Silk Road, it was established in 3rd century AD. it has listed in the UNESCO in 2014. It consist of the ancient city, the ancient river way, the old temple, the old graves and the farming area.The ancient city consist of inner city and out city, now days, the city wall is still 10 meters high, we still can see the old construction site in the Suoyangcheng city. At the end, you will be transferred back to your Dunhuang hotel where this tour ends. Wish you have a nice trip with us.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • 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
    • 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-40805P7

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