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1 Day Tour in Jiayuguan: Jiayuguan Pass, Overhanging Great Wall, Wei and Jin Tomb

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Known as the 'Mouth of China', Jiayuguan is an important gateway of the ancient Chinese silk road, as important as Dunhuang. Book this 1 day Jiayuguan tour to visit the "The Last Greatwall in the West" - Overhanging Great Wall(Jiayuguan Pass) and marvel at lifelike murals of ancient daily scenes of Wei Dynasty and Jin Dynasty. Private hotel pickup and drop-off, expert guide and city transfer service are included.

Duration: 6-8 hours

Attractions(Cities):
Jiayuguan Pass, Overhanging Great Wall, Wei and Jin Tomb

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Jiayuguan Pass Day Tour

  • Place&Transport: Jiayuguan
  • Today's Activities: Jiayuguan Pass, Overhanging Great Wall, Wei and Jin Tomb
  • Accommondation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

Pick up service will be arranged at your hotel in Jiayuguan with a warm greeting, you will find a welcome sign "Jiayuguan Private Tour"

Firstly, you will be taken to visit the Jiayuguan Pass. It is situated between the Wenshu and Heishan Mountains at the foot of Jiayuguan Hill of Qilian Mountain. Along with Juyongguan and Shanhaiguan, it is one of the main passes of the Great Wall. With a length of 733 meters and an area about 33,500 square meters, Jiyuguan Pass has tow gates that one on the east side of the pass, and the other on the west side. On each gate there is a building. It consists of three defense lines: an inner city, an outer city and a moat. With the guide's patience, you will recall the scene of the ancient Silk Road caravan passing through the tower to the greatest extent in your mind. It's like going back to ancient times.

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Drive around 11km to visit the Overhanging Great Wall, It is named "Overhanging Great Wall" because it is built on a 45 degree ridge and looks like magnificent painting hanging over the cliff, which is how it got its name. The overhanging Great Wall is the north extension of Jiayuguan City and an important part of the ancient military defense system of Jiayuguan. It was built in the Ming Dynasty (1539). Today is only 750 metre long, after the restoration in 1987 when gentle steps of the first ruin watchtower and ridge wall were repaired. Strolling along the only four hundred staircases, you can have an eyeful of desolation and vastness. And a touch of oasis will strike you how tenacious life is in the face of adverse natural environment.

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In the afternoon, drive around 20km to the Wei Jin Tombs to view the ancient mural underground, There are more than 1400 underground mural brick tombs of Wei and Jin Dynasties (220-419 AD). Known as the "World's largest underground gallery". It was also approved as one of the national relics in 2001. Among these excavated tombs, No.5 Grave has been completely moved to Gansu Museum in May, 1973. Now only No.6 Grave and No. 7 Grave are open to tourists.

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After the tour, drive back to your hotel in Jiayuguan. Our service ends.

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1. All transfer and city transportation
2. Air-conditioned car or van
3. Hotels specified in the itinerary, all based
    on two persons sharingone standard room;
4. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western
    breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and
    dinner in local restaurants
5. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned
    in the itinerary will be covered All first
    admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
6. Tour guide: Conducted by a professional
    English & Chinese speaking tour guide


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2. Airport departure tax.
3. International or domestic air tickets which
    are not listed in the itinerary.
4. Insurance coverage of personal loss, illness
    or damages incurred during your trip
5. Tips to the tour guide and driver
6. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
7. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry,
    optional tours, postage, excess baggage
    charge, entertainment fees out of the
    itinerary.
8. Single Room Supplement.

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