Xian Dunhuang Jiayuguan 5-Day Tour
Day By Day Itinerary ( B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner )
Xian - Dunhuang by morning flight ( L )
After lunch, visit Mogao Grottoes. Mogao Grottoes are a group of 492 temples 25 km southeast of the center of Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road. The caves house some of the finest examples of Buddhist art with a span of 1,000 years.
Then visit Dunhuang Museum. It is a local museum for housing the cultural relics that were excavated in the Dunhuang area. Now there are over 4000 historical items contained in the museum. The museum is divided into four exhibition halls. Back to your hotel and free for rest of the day.
Dunhuang - Jiayuguan by later afternoon train ( B L )
Then move on to Echoing-Sand Dune - Located 6 kilometers south of Dunhuang city, Singing Sand Hill which is also known as the sand dunes of Mingsha, offers fantastic desert scenery. The dune, surrounded by rolling ridges and precipitous cliffs, reaches a relative height of 250 meters.
After lunch, you are free till your transfer to Dunhuang and take the later afternoon train K9668(19:07 - 23:45) for Jiayuguan ( 4-berth cabin ). Arrival in Jiayuguan and transferred to your hotel in Jiayuguan.
Jiayuguan ( B L )
After lunch move on to Suspension Great Wall, 11 kilometers to the downtown Jiayuguan City, the Suspension Great Wall was built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It gets its name because there is a 231 meter long section, with an obliquity of 45 degrees, built onto a 150m high ridge. From a distance, it looks like a dragon about to extend its body towards the ground.
Jiayuguan - Xian by overnight train ( B L )
After lunch, transferred to Jiayuguan Train Station and take the overnight train No.K592 ( 14:15 - next morning 9:15 ) ( 4-berth cabin ). for Xian.
Arrval in Xian
|Featured Hotels for this tour:|
|Dunhuang||Dunhuang Grand Hotel Building No.08 or same class|
|Jiayuguan||Huayuan Hotel or same class|
1.All transfers and city transportation for your own use
2.Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
3.Private car or van with English speaking guide
4.Hotel with breakfast
5.Xian-Dunhuang airfare (economic class), Dunhuang-Jiayuguan Train ticket and Jiayuguan-Xian train ticket ( 4-berth cabin )
6.The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.
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