Classic The Silk Road Half Day Tour: The World Heritage --Mogao Grottoes - Dunhuang

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Morning departure:08:15 am , Afternoon departure 13:15 pm Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    The lobby of your Dunhuang hotel

Overview

The Mogao Grottoes is the most famous Buddhism art site in China, you will first watch 2 movies in the digital exhibition center, then transfer to the grottoes area, visit 8 caves in this tour. Itjust sells 6,000 tickets each day, we will book the ticket in advance,

Know More about this tour

Our professional tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel, by car / bus to the Digital Exhibition Center of Mogao Grottoes, you will watch 2 films before visit the grottoes, one film is introduce the back ground of Dunhuang, another one in the 360 degree cinema, you will watch 7 excellent caves, our tour guide will prepare the foreign language audio for you. Then by bus to Mogao Grottoes, you will visit 8 or 10 caves in this tour. all of the caves has over 1,000 years old. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) listed the Mogao Grottoes on the World Heritage List in 1987. According to archaeologists, it is the greatest and most consummate repository of Buddhist art in the world.Despite erosion and man-made destruction, the 492 caves are well preserved, with frescoes covering an area of 45,000 square meters, more than 2,000 colored sculptured figures and five wooden eaves overhanging the caves.

When you finish your visit in Mogao Grottoes, we will show you to a local restaurant to taste the local food before transferring you back to your Dunhuang hotel.

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Lunch or, dinner

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer

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

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund