Private One Day Tour Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes and Sun Gate Pass Include Lunch

Private One Day Tour Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes and Sun Gate Pass Include Lunch

Dunhuang Research Academy (DHRA) is a national comprehensive institution responsible for the conservation, management and research of the Mogao Grottoes (a world cultural heritage site at Dunhuang), the Yulin Grottoes (a nationally protected key cultural heritage site at Guazhou), and the Western Thousand-Buddha Grottoes at Dunhuang.

Today, our tour guide will show to visit the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes, which is a part of Dunhuang Grottoes.

The Sun Gate Pass (Yangguan Pass) initially established by the emperor Wudi of Han Dyansty, it was used to be a very important custom for thousand of years, it has buried by the sand dunes in the history, today, when still can see the site of the Yangguan Pass ,a original Beacon Tower and museum

At 8:30 am, your private English-speaking guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel to embark on a day of adventure. You will be transferred by comfortably air-conditioned private vehicle to the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes, at 9 am , you will visit 5 different grottoes on the cliff, the cliff used to be the bank of the river, today there are only 16 grottoes remained. It was a very important Buddhism place in the past time, the travelers from western part of China,after they got the permission from the governor of Yangguan Pass, most of them would like to stop at the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes.

When you finish visit the grottoes, you will transfer to Yangguan Pass area, first , we will show you to a local farmer's restaurant, taste the local food and walk around in the grapes garden.

Visit the Yangguan Pass & it's located in a small oasis named Yangguan Town, it was a main gate a China from Han dynasty till later Dang will see the whole scenery of this oasis.

When you finish tour, you will transfer to your Dunhuang hotel.

Wish you have a nice day!

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Infant seats available"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Hora de Inicio: 08:30 AM
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered


  • Dunhuang Airport, Dunhuang China

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


  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Driver
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

No Incluye

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)


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