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Dunhuang - Jiayuguan 4-Day Tour

Tour Code: 459-656
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Jiayuguan, China
4 Days

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Highlights: 3 nights hotel accommodations. Meals. Visit Jiayuguan. Dunhuang (Mogao Grottoes, Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, Crescent Moon Lake).

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    Day 1


    Today we arrive in Jiayuguan, located in the province of Gansu which sits at the west side of the Great Wall. Here we will meet the local guide and visit the city. Jiayuguan is considered a peer city on the Silkroad, filled with many historical sites visited by tourists worldwide.
    Standard Hotel: Guotai Hotel (3 stars) or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Jiugang Hotel (4 stars) or similar
    Day 2

    Jiayuguan - Dunhuang (372 km)

    Content: Today we will tour to the Jiayu Pass (also known as the Jiayuguan Fortress) at the base of Jiayu Mountain. This area is known as the most strategic point along the ancient Silkroad. After lunch, a deluxe motor coach will take you to the 2,000-year-old oasis town of Dunhuang, which at one point was a vital post for caravans, connecting China and Central Asia.
    • Jiayuguan, CN

      The city culture is a combination of Great Wall and Silk Road. It boasts many historical relics referring to these two wonders. The famous ones include Jiayuguan Pass, the Overhanging Great Wall, the First Fire Tower of the Great Wall and Wei-Jin Art Gallery.

      Jiayu Pass

      the magnificent scale and history of the Great Wall of China is present at Jiayu Pass, located near the city of Jiayuguan and is the most intact surviving ancient military building along the Great Wall.
    • Dunhuang, CN

      Located in the Gansu Province of western China, Dunhuang was a major stop on the ancient Silk Road. Tourists enjoy visiting the Magao Grottoes (a cave system that is home to thousands of ancient relics) and Crescent Moon Lake.
    Day 3


    Today we will tour the Mogao Grottoes, also referred to as the "Caves of the Thousand Buddhas". Next, we will travel by motor coach to tour the Crescent Moon Lake in the Singing Sand Dunes. If you are feeling adventurous, take an optional camel ride here. In the evening, guests will enjoy a Cultural Performance.
    • Dunhuang, CN

      Located in the Gansu Province of western China, Dunhuang was a major stop on the ancient Silk Road. Tourists enjoy visiting the Magao Grottoes (a cave system that is home to thousands of ancient relics) and Crescent Moon Lake.

      Mogao Grottoes

      Mogao Grottoes, also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas, is an intricate system of sandstone caves that contain thousands of well-preserved examples of ancient Buddhist art dating back to over 1,000 years ago.

      Crescent Moon Lake

      Tour the Crescent Moon Lake in the Singing Sand Dunes for an unforgettable experience. The singing dunes get their name from sounds created by winds cascading in a downward direction over the dunes, mostly during dry and hot weather conditions.
    Standard Hotel: Dunhuang Feitian Hotel (3 stars) or similar
    Deluxe Hotel: Dunhuang Hotel (4 stars) or similar
    Day 4


    After breakfast, guests will be transported to the airport for departure.
    • Price Includes

    • Round-trip airport transfer (baggage claim area)
    • Sightseeing tour, as indicated in the itinerary
    • Air-conditioned bus transportation
    • Hotel accommodation based on twin share
    • Daily breakfast and meals, as specified
    • Admission fee
    • English speaking tour guide
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    • Airfares
    • Laundry, valet, telephone calls, excess baggage, wine and liquor unless otherwise specified
    • Personal insurance
    • Gratuities for guide and driver
    • Optional tour: Camel riding in Dunhuang Sand dune ($9 per person)
    • All personal expenses
    • Additional Note

    • Visa: Please make sure that you have got your valid passport and visa 20 days before your entry to China. We can send you a free official invitation to assist you to obtain your visa after the reservation deposit is received. Please also advise your nationality, passport ID, full name on the passport, period of validity if your passport is available while booking.
    • Airport pickup: Please provide arrival/return flight schedules at the time of booking or at least 3 business days prior departure; otherwise, you are required to proceed to the hotel at your own expense.
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