Dunhuang Private Customized Silk Road Day Tour

Dunhuang Private Customized Silk Road Day Tour

Dunhuang city locates at the west point of Hexi Corridor which is a very important section of ancient Silk Road. Due to the Mogao Grottoes and the Crescent Lake & Singing Sand Mountain, this small city is listed a world famous cultural tourist destination. In history, the prosperity of Silk Road brought the city bustling business and vigorous culture exchange, especially the Buddhist culture. This private day tour will show you the essence of Dunhuang city.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mogao Caves, 2RR5+HMR, Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu, China, 736206

At 09:00 meet your guide and driver in your hotel. Then we will drive to visit the most notable attraction in Dunhuang, Mogao Grottoes. The grottoes also were known as Caves of the Thousand Buddha, house Buddhist cave temple architecture, clay sculpture, mural paintings and manuscripts, dating from the 4th to the 19th centuries, nearly 1500 years.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain, Three miles from Dunhuang, Dunhuang 831900 China

In the afternoon, we will continue to visit the Singing-Sand Mountain. When you slide down the slope, you can hear the roaring echo of sands, hence the name.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Crescent Moon Pool, 5km South of Dunhuang, Dunhuang 736200 China

Walking along the mountain to reach the Crescent Lake, your eyes will be feasted on the crescent-shaped spring surrounded by the endless Gobi desert. You can try some optional activity like camel riding and sand skiing (cost on your own).

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dunhuang Night Market, China, Gan Su Sheng, Jiu Quan Shi, Dun Huang Shi, 步行街4MR8+JVC 邮政编码: 736299

In the evening, you will visit the famous local Sazhou Night Market. After the tour transfer back to your hotel.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Dunhuang, Dunhuang, Gansu

Warm Notice:

1. The pickup time is approximate due to the open time of attractions and the peak season or not, you will be contacted one day in advance to reconfirm the exact time.

2. You might visit the Mogao Grottoes in the afternoon and Crescent Lake & Singing Sand Mountain in the morning instead based on the ticket reservation condition of Mogao Grottoes attraction site.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Camel riding and sand skiing is optional"
"Near public transportation"
"Special caves at Mogao Grottoes are not included"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult."
"You will be contacted at least one day ahead of the travel day via email to advise the pickup info. The tour guide will also call you or leave you a message through your hotel room the night before tour about pickup time."
"You are suggested to wear comfortable shoes on tour day."
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: 09:00 AM
Duración: 10 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Dunhuang Hotel, China, Gan Su Sheng, 敦煌 Dun Huang Shi, 鸣山路18号 邮政编码: 736200
Traveler pickup is offered

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Private transfers in air-conditioned vehicle with licensed driver
  • Entrance fees(only for all inclusive tour)
  • English speaking tour guide
  • one bottle of mineral water
  • Entry/Admission - Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Dunhuang Night Market
  • Entry/Admission - Mogao Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Crescent Moon Pool

No Incluye

  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities
  • Optional activity (such as special caves at Mogao Grottoes and camel riding or sand skiing)
  • Any Meal


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