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3-Day Dunhuang Discovery Tour

- Echoing-Sand Mountain
Tour Code:Dunhuang03From:$230

Trip Highlights - Attractions in Dunhuang involved:  the Echoing-Sand Mountain, Crescent Moon Lake, and Mogao Grottoes. All the tourist sites arranged in this tour are the most popular spots in Dunhuang. This 3-day Dunhuang Discovery Tour will offer a wonderful touring experience in this ancient and mysterious city with all of its highlights. Dunhuang, a western fort and a significant trading post on the Silk Road in ancient China, boasts itself with many famous historical and cultural heritages. If you are interested in this 3-day Dunhuang tour, welcome to contact us!
Availability: Daily.      Pick-up Point & Time: Your hotel, 8:30am.      Finishing Point & Time: Your hotel, 5:00pm.      Duration: 3 days.

Tour Itinerary: (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
Day 01: 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 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 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. After the Grottoes you will be returned to your hotel.
Hotel: Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel 4 star (or similar class)
Day 03: Depart from Dunhuang (B)
Today, you will be sent to the airport to your next destination. (Service End)

Attraction Description
The Echoing-Sand Mountain
Mingsha Mountain, the crescent moon spring and the Mogao Caves art landscape merges into a whole which has become a popular tourist attraction all around the world. Mt. Mingsha acquired the fame because of the special sound made by the moving sands. Ancient times, it was called the 'sand...
Crescent Moon Lake
Though the Crescent Moon Lake is located in the desert, it never dries up and survived from attacks by sandstorms among these sand dunes for thousands of years. Crescent Spring still glistens cear and still remains worth as the first spring in the desert and top travel destination in Dunhuang. There is however also a range of excellent activities to indulge in, such as camel riding and dune surfing...
Mogao Grottoes
Many paintings of the Mogao Grottoes can be divided into one of seven categories that include jataka stories that depict beneficence to Sakyamuni in his previous incarnations, sutras illustrating suffering and transmigration, and traditional Chinese mythology. The murals depict various Indian mandalas and bodhisattvas. Some caves were decorated in the Tibetan style. During the Ming Dynasty, Dunhuang...

 Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group Size Price / Traveler
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1 travelerUSD580
2 travelersUSD300
3-5 travelersUSD290
6-9 travelersUSD260
10 travelers & aboveUSD230

Service Inclusions

  • Entrance fees and lunch 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

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