Private One Day Tour Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes and Sun Gate Pass Include Lunch

8 hr

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Dunhuang Research Academy (DHRA) is a national comprehensive institution responsible for the conservation, management and research of the Mogao Grottoes (a world cultural heritage site at Dunhuang), the Yulin Grottoes (a nationally protected key cultural heritage site at Guazhou), and the Western Thousand-Buddha Grottoes at Dunhuang.

Today, our tour guide will show to visit the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes, which is a part of Dunhuang Grottoes.

The Sun Gate Pass (Yangguan Pass) initially established by...
Dunhuang Research Academy (DHRA) is a national comprehensive institution responsible for the conservation, management and research of the Mogao Grottoes (a world cultural heritage site at Dunhuang), the Yulin Grottoes (a nationally protected key cultural heritage site at Guazhou), and the Western Thousand-Buddha Grottoes at Dunhuang.

Today, our tour guide will show to visit the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes, which is a part of Dunhuang Grottoes.

The Sun Gate Pass (Yangguan Pass) initially established by the emperor Wudi of Han Dyansty, it was used to be a very important custom for thousand of years, it has buried by the sand dunes in the history, today, when still can see the site of the Yangguan Pass ,a original Beacon Tower and museum
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Itinerary Details

At 8:30 am, your private English-speaking guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel to embark on a day of adventure. You will be transferred by comfortably air-conditioned private vehicle to the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes, at 9 am , you will visit 5 different grottoes on the cliff, the cliff used to be the bank of the river, today there are only 16 grottoes remained. It was a very important Buddhism place in the past time, the travelers from western part of China,after they got the permission from the governor of Yangguan Pass, most of them would like to stop at the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes.

When you finish visit the grottoes, you will transfer to Yangguan Pass area, first , we will show you to a local farmer's restaurant, taste the local food and walk around in the grapes garden.

Visit the Yangguan Pass & it's...
At 8:30 am, your private English-speaking guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel to embark on a day of adventure. You will be transferred by comfortably air-conditioned private vehicle to the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes, at 9 am , you will visit 5 different grottoes on the cliff, the cliff used to be the bank of the river, today there are only 16 grottoes remained. It was a very important Buddhism place in the past time, the travelers from western part of China,after they got the permission from the governor of Yangguan Pass, most of them would like to stop at the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes.

When you finish visit the grottoes, you will transfer to Yangguan Pass area, first , we will show you to a local farmer's restaurant, taste the local food and walk around in the grapes garden.

Visit the Yangguan Pass & it's museum.it located in a small oasis named Yangguan Town, it was a main gate a China from Han dynasty till later Dang dynasty..you will see the whole scenery of this oasis.

When you finish tour, you will transfer to your Dunhuang hotel.

Wish you have a nice day!

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Driver
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Fuel surcharge
Not Included
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
The lobby of your Dunhuang hotel
8:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.