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3-Day Beijing Extension to Dunhuang

- Beijing-Dunhuang Tour
Tour Code:BT32From:USD370

Trip Highlights - Attractions involved: Mogao Grottoes, Echoing-Sand Mountain and Crescent Moon Lake. If you have enough sightseeing in Beijing and are interested in some extensional tours to the other cities in China, the mysterious Duhuang in the west is a fascinating land that you should take the opportunity to explore. Now that you are in China, why not go west? Dunhuang, like a pearl in western China, is about 2929km away from Beijing. It boasts desert and oasis scenery, Great Wall sites and the magnificent grottoes with brilliant buddhist culture. Our Beijing to Dunhuang tour is sure to give you a unique experience in China!

Tour Itinerary: (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
Day 01: Beijing / Dunhuang
Today, you will take a flight from Beijing to Dunhuang. Upon your arrival, your local guide will pick you up and send you to your hotel in Dunhuang..
Hotel: Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel 4 star (or similar class)
Day 02: 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. Then, you will visit 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 blows across the sands. Crescent Moon Lake is a natural spring measuring 250 meters by 50 meters, and is a beautifully quiet spot.
Hotel: Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel 4 star (or similar class)  
Day 03: Depart from Dunhuang (B)
After breakfast, you will be sent to the airport and take a flight to your next destination.

Attraction Description
Mogao Grottoes
The Mogao Grottoes, or Mogao Grottoes form an oasis city in the heart of the Gobi Desert, twenty-five km southesat of Dunhuang County in the Northwest China. The Mogao Grottoes is also known as Thousand-Buddha Caves and praised as 'a glittering pearl that adorns the Silk Road'. The Mogao…
Echoing-Sand Mountain
The Mingsha Mountain, also known as the Echoing-Sand Mountain, is a top attraction when travel here. The Mingsha Mountain is located about seven kilometers in the southern outskirts of Dunhuang and it covers an area of two hundred square kilometers…
Crescent Moon Lake
Crescent Spring, one of the highlights of the Gobi Desert, is located just 6 kilometers southwest of Dunhuang, beside the famous Echoing-Sand Mountain. The Crescent Lake, also known as Crescent Moon Lake stretches amost a handred meters long from south…

 Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group Size Price / Traveler
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1 travelerUSD730
2 travelersUSD530
3-5 travelersUSD520
6-9 travelersUSD460
10 travelers & aboveUSD370

Service Inclusions

  • Entrance fees and meals as listed
  • All transfers with private vehicle and guide
  • Domestic flight and airport tax
  • Accident insurance
  • Hotel fare

Service Exclusions

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and driver

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User Comments

Name:Special Beijing Dunhuang Tour Reply

Do you offer special Beijing Dunhuang Tour? We are big fans of Dunhuang culture from Japan and want to visit inside the Mogao Grottoes. Can you arrange this for us. How long dose the flight take from Beijing to Dunhuang?

Name:Re: Special Beijing Dunhuang Tour

We are glad to provide the special Beijing Dunhuang Tour for you. We have help you get the permit to visit inside the Mogao Grottoes, but only regular ones. It takes 3 hours to fly from Beijing to Dunhuang. But the flight dosen’t depart daily in winter time. Please get back to me if you need detailed itinerary and quotation for Beijing Dunhuang Tour.