Private 3-Day Silk Road Tour Including Dunhuang and Jiayuguan

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Jiayuguan

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Experiencing the amazing cities of Dunhuang and Jiayuguan from the ancient Silk Road, you will visit Mogao Grottoes, Ming Great Wall , Great museum and Weijin Mural Tomb in the 3-day tour.
ItineraryDay 1: DunhuangStop At: Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, GansuStart on 9:00am in the morning from Dunhuang 's hotel lobby, then we will visit the world famous and impressive treasure house of Buddhism—Mogao Grottoes, Constructed over a millennium, from the 4th to the 14th centuries, the caves hold the world's richest treasure house of Buddhist building, murals and sculptures.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain, Dunhuang, GansuEnjoy the camel riding like the traders on the ancient Silk Road.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Crescent Moon Pool, Dunhuang, GansuThe lake and the Sounding Sand Dune which can make sounds when the wind passes are located in the place where the sand and the oasis meet.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: 1 night accommodation in DunhuangDay 2: Dunhuang - JiayuguanStop At: Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, Jiayuguan, GansuDrive to Jiayuguan in the morning visit Jiayuguan Pass first , which is the best-preserved and most completed ancient military. pass along the Ming Great Wall in China as well as the western starting point of Ming Great Wall. Frist built in 1372. it was built much earlier before the eastern pass, Shanhaiguan Pass was built. Jiayuguan consisted of three defense lines: an inner city, an outer city, and a moat.Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Jiayuguan Fortress, Jiayuguan, GansuSee the amazing landmarkStop At: Great Wall Museum of Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan, Gansuvisit Greatwall MuseumDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: 1 night stay in JiayuguanDay 3: JiayuguanStop At: Wei-Jin Tombs, Jiayuguan, GansuTake a Morning visit to Weijin Mural Tomb(220-419AD), which is honored as the largest underground art gallery in the worldDuration: 2 hoursPass By: Jiayuguan International Airport Parking LotYour driver and guide will transfer you to Jiyuguan airport after lunch.Meals included: • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Mogao Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Crescent Moon Pool
  • Entry/Admission - Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass
  • Entry/Admission - Great Wall Museum of Jiayuguan
  • Entry/Admission - Wei-Jin Tombs

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Itinerary

Day 1: Dunhuang Stop At: Mogao Caves, Dunhuang, Gansu Start on 9:00am in the morning from Dunhuang 's hotel lobby, then we will visit the world famous and impressive treasure house of Buddhism—Mogao Grottoes, Constructed over a millennium, from the 4th to the 14th centuries, the caves hold the world's richest treasure house of Buddhist building, murals and sculptures. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain, Dunhuang, Gansu Enjoy the camel riding like the traders on the ancient Silk Road. Duration: 2 hours Stop At: Crescent Moon Pool, Dunhuang, Gansu The lake and the Sounding Sand Dune which can make sounds when the wind passes are located in the place where the sand and the oasis meet. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Lunch Accommodation included: 1 night accommodation in Dunhuang
Day 2: Dunhuang - Jiayuguan Stop At: Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, Jiayuguan, Gansu Drive to Jiayuguan in the morning visit Jiayuguan Pass first , which is the best-preserved and most completed ancient military. pass along the Ming Great Wall in China as well as the western starting point of Ming Great Wall. Frist built in 1372. it was built much earlier before the eastern pass, Shanhaiguan Pass was built. Jiayuguan consisted of three defense lines: an inner city, an outer city, and a moat. Duration: 3 hours Pass By: Jiayuguan Fortress, Jiayuguan, Gansu See the amazing landmark Stop At: Great Wall Museum of Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan, Gansu visit Greatwall Museum Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Lunch Accommodation included: 1 night stay in Jiayuguan
Day 3: Jiayuguan Stop At: Wei-Jin Tombs, Jiayuguan, Gansu Take a Morning visit to Weijin Mural Tomb(220-419AD), which is honored as the largest underground art gallery in the world Duration: 2 hours Pass By: Jiayuguan International Airport Parking Lot Your driver and guide will transfer you to Jiyuguan airport after lunch. Meals included: • Lunch No accommodation included on this day.
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