Small Group Dunhuang Day Tour Including Camel Ride, Mo Gao Caves, Crescent Spring And Singing Sand Dunes

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located Dunhuang hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This is full day small group tour without any compulsory shopping stops. Appreciate Buddhist art and discover murals as well as Buddha statues inside the caves. Take a camel ride towards Singing Sand Dunes in the beautiful melody sung by the sand and enjoy the entrancing beauty of Crescent Spring Lake lying peacefully below the sand dune mountain.

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Know More about this tour

Itinerary:

Your tour starts at 9am. Pick up will take place prior to the scheduled time. Sit back and relax in a comfortable air-conditioned minivan as your guide and driver take you to Mogao Caves. You will first watch a film for about an hour to getting a general understanding on the history of the Caves. Next, visit different caves including the largest cave, Cave No. 96, and manuscripts storage cave, Cave No. 17 where hoard of Buddhism scriptures were discovered to appreciate Buddhist art and murals.

Later, hop aboard on your minivan and drive to Singing Sand Dunes. Hear the beautiful melody along your way to the sand dune mountain and back on a camel ride. With your guides explanations, you will understand why the mountain receives its name (Singing Sand Dunes). Hike to the mountain top for a panoramic view of waves over waves of rolling sand dunes in this mysterious desert area and get a glimpse of the Crescent Spring Lake down below.

Get down and continue your camel ride to get closer to Crescent Lake where your guide will unveil its mysteries and share the efforts made by Chinese government to maintain the depth of the gradually shrinking oasis. Your tour concludes approximately at 5pm. At the end, enjoy a comfortable ride back to your Dunhuang hotel.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
  • Activities as specified in the itinerary
  • Ground transportation with professional drivers
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Downtown hotel pickup & drop-off

Exclusions

  • Flights or trains to/from Dunhuang
  • Gratuities to guide and driver (recommended)
  • Expense of personal nature
  • Travel insurance
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

A maximum of 7 people per booking

Hiking shoes, hats and sunglasses are strongly recommended

Please provide passport number, name and nationality (as shown on passport) at time of booking

Please DO purchase the Travel Insurance before your trip for any unforeseen circumstance

You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler

Note: The prices shown are not valid during China's Official Holidays (such as National Day - 01 to 07, Oct. Chinese Spring Festival - 15 Feb to 21 Feb, 2018, etc.).