One Day Classic Dunhuang Tour
Tour Code: CTDH02
Tour Duration: Approximately 8 hours
Tour Type: Private Vehicle and Tour Guide
Sightseeing: Mogao Grottoes, Mingsha Shan & Yueya Quan (Singing Sand Mountains & Crescent Moon Spring)
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 Dunhuang ( L )
Itinerary: Full day tour to Mogao Grottoes, Mingsha Shan & Yueya Quan (Singing Sand Mountains & Crescent Moon Spring) with lunch. (Private vehicle and guide).
You will be picked up from your hotel then start the tour.
In the morning we will drive to Dunhuang Mogao Caves, also known as "Thousand Buddha Grottoes". They are located at the rock side of the Singing Sand Mountain in Dunhuang city of Gansu Province. The 3 or 4 tier grottoes extend 1.6 kilometers. According to historical records, the Mogao Caves were carved in 366 AD. There are 492 grottoes in existence with some 45,000 square meters of murals, and 415 painted clay figures.
Then we will drive to Mingsha Shan & Yueya Quan. When Aurel Stein settled down by this spring to churn out his memoirs, he opined, "It lay hidden away amidst high sands beyond the southern edge of the oasis and about three miles from the town. For the desert wanderer there could be no more appropriate place of rest, I thought, than this delightful little pilgrimage place enclosed all around by sand-ridges rising to over 75m (250 ft.) in height. There was a limpid little lake, of crescent shape and about a quarter of a mile long, which has given the locality its name and its sanctity."
After the tour you will be transfered back to your hotel and finish the tour today.
Note: The above price are in US dollars, for one person. Based on twin share. Prices are just for reference only, may vary during special holidays, conference. VisitOurChina converts Chinese RMB to US Dollars at a rate of CNY6.75 = USD1.00 for our quotations. VisitOurChina currently quotes tour prices in US Dollars on our web site to give you an idea of the tour cost and quote in RMB to you at the time when you are making bookings.
A. Entrance fees to scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary with English speaking guide.
B. Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
C. Transfers among sightseeing scenic spots & hotels as specified in the itinerary by private car or coach with driver & English speaking guide.
D. Service Charge & Government Taxes.
E. Travel insurance in mainland China during the above travel period.
F. Arrangements: The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
A. Hotels accommodations and breakfast.
B. Any meals which are not included in the " The trip price includes".
C. Domestic flights, trains or buses, international air and train tickets for coming & leaving mainland China.
D. Personal expenses: The items of a purely personal nature such as drinks, laundry, tips to guides or drivers, FAX, telephone, excess baggage charges, or sightseeing or meals which are not included in the day to day itinerary.
E. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness or damages incurred during your trip.
F. Gratuities, Tips to Guides and Drivers.
G. Visa fees.
Trip Notes: Seasonal Price Difference Upon Request
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