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2-Day Dunhuang Silk Road Tours From Xian by Flight

From $186 per person
2-Day Dunhuang Silk Road Tours From Xian by Flight
  • 2-Day Dunhuang Silk Road Tours From Xian by Flight
  • 2-Day Dunhuang Silk Road Tours From Xian by Flight
  • 2-Day Dunhuang Silk Road Tours From Xian by Flight
  • 2-Day Dunhuang Silk Road Tours From Xian by Flight
  • 2-Day Dunhuang Silk Road Tours From Xian by Flight

Tour Style:
Dunhuang is one of the best places nearby Xian to discover the ancient China silk road, an important international trade route linking China and the West. With 2-Day Dunhuang Silk Road Tours from Xian, get the best of Dunhuang the city has to offer. Marvel at the greatest treasure-trove of Buddhist art - Mogao Grottoes, you'll be amazed by the spectacular carvings and mural paintings. You also have an option to experience the camel-riding from Echoing-Sand Mountain to Crescent Lake.

Duration: 2 Days, 1 Night

Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang Museum, Crescent Lake(Yueyaquan), Echoing-Sand Mountain

Pick-up point:
Your Xian hotel (based on your requirement)

Finishing point:
Your Xian hotel (based on your requirement)

Tour Customizable:
Absolutely! (Tell us your requirements in your inquiry)

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Day 1 Xian--Dunhuang by Flight

  • Place&Transport: Dunhuang
  • Today's Activities: Mogao Grottoes, Dunhuang Museum
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

In the early morning, after breakfast our private tour guide and driver will happy to greet you at your hotel lobby with a welcome signage "Xi'an Private Tour". And then transferred you to the Xi'an Xianyang international airport, and take the 2.5 hours morning flight to Dunhuang.

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Our Pick Up Sign "Xi'an Private Tour"

Upon Arrival, Our Dunhuang private tour guide will meet you at the exit of Dunhuang airport holding with a welcome sign "Dunhuang Private Tour", then transferred to your hotel in Dunhuang. You'll have a short rest.

After lunch, drive you first visit the Mogao Grottoes, the Mogao Grottoes (also known as Thousand Buddha Cave) is one of three noted grottoes in China and also the largest, best preserved and richest treasure house of Buddhist art in the world. Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes is a largest quantity of Buddhist sutras and relics kept in the caves have provided valuable material for a study of ancient China's politics, economy, and culture and arts, as well as its science and technology, military affairs, and religion, documenting national history as well as cultural exchanges between China and the world.


Later, visit the Dunhuang Museum, is located in the downtown area of Dunhuang City. In front of the museum stand a group of carved figures depicting people leading their camels as they travel along the Silk Road. The Dunhuang Museum reflects the flourishing social development and cultural exchange between China and the West during the time when Dunhuang was a major center along the Silk Road. Your tour guide will help you greater understanding of the history and culture of the Chinese people and their ancient civilization.

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After finished Dunhuang Museum, drive you back to your hotel in Dunhuang and your tour ends.

Day 2 Dunhuang--Xian by flight

  • Place&Transport: Dunhuang
  • Today's Activities: Crescent Lake(Yueyaquan), Echoing-Sand Mountain
  • Accommodation: N/A
  • Meal: N/A

After breakfast, firstly visit the Crescent Lake (Yueyaquan). It is a crescent-shaped lake in an oasis, 6 km south of the city of Dunhuang in Gansu Province, China. It was named Yueyaquan in the Qing Dynasty. According to measurements made in 1960, the average depth of the lake was 4 to 5 meters, with a maximum depth of 7.5 metres (25 ft).

Private Two-days Xian Dunhuang Silk Road Tour with Crescent Lake

Then move on to visit the Echoing-Sand Mountain, the mountain is five kilometers (about three miles) away from the city of Dunhuang. Seen from afar, the mountain is just like a golden dragon winding its way over the horizon. As you approach you become aware that the sand has many colors ranging from red to yellow, green, black and white.

The Highlight Of Echoing-Sand Mountain

On days when a strong wind blows, the fast shifting sand roars; but when the wind is little more than a light breeze, the sand produces gentle, dulcet sounds akin to music.  Some say that the sand is singing, while to others it is like an echo and this is how the mountain gets its name.

Private Two-days Xian Dunhuang Silk Road Tour with Echoing-San Mountain

After that, drive you back to the Dunhuang, have lunch at the local restaurant. Then you will be transferred to the Dunhuang airport and take the afternoon flight back to Xi'an. Upon arrival in Xian, you will be escorted to your hotel in Xian directly and your two days Xian Dunhuang Silk Road Tour ends.

Optional Service for your references:
1. Private One Way Transfer from Xian hotel to Xian Xianyang International Airport: 81USD
2. Private One Way Transfer from Xian Xianyang Airport to Xian hotel: 81USD
3. Round Way Xian Dunhuang Air Ticket: 488USD based on economic seat
This 2-Day Dunhuang Silk Road Tour from Xian is customizable, you can tailor-made your own trip.

From $186 per person
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Price Per Person in US Dollars

Price Includes

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
    tour guide

Price Excludes

1. International air-tickets
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
8. Single Room Supplement.

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Reviewed on 17 February 2020

I'm currently in China and would be interested in this tour. When is the best time to go, and how much is it in RMB and what isn't covered?

Replied:18 June 2020

Dear Christine,

Thanks for your inquiry for Xian Private Tour Service. As for this 2-day Xian Silk Road tour package, you can visit there all year around, the best time will be in Apring (Apr./May.) & Autumn (Sept./Oct.) as the weather is beautiful and the view is fantastic.

Normally this tour includes Private English & Chinese Speaking guide, car service, entrance fees. For train ticket booking, accommodation, hotel/train station transfer service are optional, you can book by your own, or we can help you book these if you need our service. This silk road tour can be 100% customizable.

By the way, could you please let us know how many people in your group? We will send you the detailed tour itinerary and quotation soonest once we hear from you. Feel free to let us know if you have any questions or need any help. Thanks!

Xian Private Tour Customer-Care Team

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