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.