3-Night Private Tour from Dunhuang to Jiayuguan

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This quick 3-night Silk Road private tour takes you to explore Chinese section of ancient Silk Road from Dunhuang to Jiayuguan. Attractions you will visit during this tour include Jiyuguan Fort, Overhanging Great Wall, and Mogao Grottos etc. along the Hexi Corridor in Gansu province.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Dunhuang

Pass By: Silk Road Trips, No.6 Eastern Ring Road Suite 2043, Dunhuang 736200 China
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Stop At: Shazhou Nightly Market, Yangguan East Road, Dunhuang China
Upon arrival at Dunhuang Airport or Dunhuang Rail Station, your guide will pick you up at arrival lobby and transfer you to the hotel for check-in. Be sure to explore the night market nearby the hotel in the evening!

Accommodation: 4-Star Dunhuang Silk Road Hotel or equivalent
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4-Star Dunhuang Silk Road Hotel or equivalent 

Day 2: Dunhuang

Stop At: Mogao Caves, West of Hexi Zoulang, Dunhuang 736200 China
Buddhas). These caves are examples of rock-cut architecture of soft gravel conglomerate not suitable for either sculpture or elaborate architectural details.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Minshan Mountain, Within Ruoergai County, Zoige County 624500 China
In the afternoon...
Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Dunhuang

Pass By: Silk Road Trips, No.6 Eastern Ring Road Suite 2043, Dunhuang 736200 China
Tour operator

Stop At: Shazhou Nightly Market, Yangguan East Road, Dunhuang China
Upon arrival at Dunhuang Airport or Dunhuang Rail Station, your guide will pick you up at arrival lobby and transfer you to the hotel for check-in. Be sure to explore the night market nearby the hotel in the evening!

Accommodation: 4-Star Dunhuang Silk Road Hotel or equivalent
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4-Star Dunhuang Silk Road Hotel or equivalent 

Day 2: Dunhuang

Stop At: Mogao Caves, West of Hexi Zoulang, Dunhuang 736200 China
Buddhas). These caves are examples of rock-cut architecture of soft gravel conglomerate not suitable for either sculpture or elaborate architectural details.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Minshan Mountain, Within Ruoergai County, Zoige County 624500 China
In the afternoon, enjoy a fun hike on the sand dunes to visit the Crescent Spring and Singing Sand Dunes. 
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4-Star Dunhuang Silk Road Hotel or equivalent 


Day 3: Dunhuang - Jiayuguan

Stop At: Jiayuguan Fortress, Within Yuquan Town, Yuquan Town, Jiayuguan 735100 China
In the morning, you will catch 5-hour bus/train ride to Jiayuguan, the western end of the Great Wall for Ming Dynasty. Upon arrival, transfer to visit Jiayuguan Fort that is called The First Pass Under Heaven.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Xuanbi Great Wall, Jiayuguan, China
Then climb up the Overhanging Great Wall, which was reconstructed in 1980s based on the original site with a wonderful view. Afterwards you will be transferred to hotel.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at 4-Star Jiayuguan Great Wall Hotel or equivalent

Day 4: Departing from Jiayuguan 

Stop At: Xincheng Mural Tombs of Wei and Jin Dynasty, Gobi Desert, Xincheng Town, Jiayuguan 735106 China
If time permits, you could visit Wei and Jin Tombs before heading to Jiayuguan Airport where this 3-night trip concludes.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Local guide
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Jiayuguan Fortress
  • Entry/Admission - Xuanbi Great Wall
  • Entry/Admission - Mogao Caves
  • 3x Lunch
  • Private transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Shazhou Nightly Market
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Entry/Admission - Minshan Mountain
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • 3x Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Xincheng Mural Tombs of Wei and Jin Dynasty
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We also pick you up at your centrally located Dunhuang hotel.

Airports

  • Dunhuang Airport, Dunhuang China


2:00 PM
Return Details
Jiayuguan airport
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers over 3 years old
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.