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8-Day Dunhuang Jiayuguan Zhangye and Badain Jaran Private Tour

Visit highlights of Silk road including the Dunhuang,Jiayuguan,Zhangye and Badain Jaran Desert with this 8 days private tour from Dunhuang.
You will be picked up from Dunhuang hotel/airport and dropped off at Zhangye.

per adult from

$3,377

AUD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 8x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • The hotels
    • The private car and private guide
    • The entrance ticket
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Crescent Moon Pool
    • Entry/Admission - Mogao Caves
    • Entry/Admission - Dunhuang Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Yulin Grotto
    • Entry/Admission - Jiayuguan Fortress
    • Entry/Admission - Great Wall Museum of Jiayuguan
    • Entry/Admission - Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass
    • Entry/Admission - Wei-Jin Tombs
    • Entry/Admission - Dafo Temple of Zhangye
    • Entry/Admission - Pingshan Grand Canyon
    • Entry/Admission - Mati Temple Scenic Resort
    • Entry/Admission - Zhangye Danxia Geopark
    • Entry/Admission - Badan Jaran Desert
    What's excluded :
    • Others not mentioned above
    • Single Room Supplement

  • Day 1: Dunhuang. O/N Dunhuang.

    Stop At: Dunhuang Airport, Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu, China
    Today, we can meet you at Duhuang hotel/airport/train station and then transfer to Crescent lake, need 40 minutes driving, 20KM.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Crescent Moon Pool, 5km South of Dunhuang, Dunhuang 736200 China
    The Mysterious Crescent lake which its name derives from the crescent moon shaped by the small pool of spring water between two large sand dunes. Here you could slide down on the Sounding sand dunes to see if you can hear the sound from sand dunes.
    The Crescent lake also Known to the world as “the first spring in the desert”, no-one can explain the formation of such a geological oddity.visit would be a great experience. crescent lake is like a crescent moon, which is nestled in the vast desert for thousands of years, its water is very clear, sweet.


    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mingsha Shan - Echoing-Sand Mountain, Three miles from Dunhuang, Dunhuang 831900 China
    Next,visit to the Singing Sand Mountains (Mingsha Mountain) where you can experience sand surfing and camel riding( on your own expenses). Mingsha Mountain starts from Mogao Caves in the east, 40 kilometers long from east to west, and 20 kilometers from south to north.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shazhou Nightly Market, Yangguan East Road, Dunhuang China
    After the check in the hotel and have short a break, we can go to the Shazhou Night Market and you can have a dinner there.

    The Dunhuang Shazhou Night Market here is the biggest night market of the whole city and offering you a great opportunity for an evening walk and a souvenir shopping chance.

    The Night maket also is on behalf of Dunhuang Nightlife and regarded as a “nightlife landscape”. It is highly popular among the tourists all over the world with its featured local specialties as well as strong flavor of local culture.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu, China
    At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at "The silk road Dunhuang hotel", a 4 star hotel.

    Day 2: Dunhuang. O/N Dunhuang

    Stop At: Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu, China
    Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Mogao Grottoes in around 30 minutes ride.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mogao Caves, West of Hexi Zoulang, Dunhuang 736200 China
    The Mogao Grottoes, which were constructed over a millennium ago, from the 4th to 14th centuries. The caves are also known as the Thousand Buddha Caves has two distinctions of being one of the most notable grottoes in China as well as the best-preserved treasure house of Buddhist art, sutras, murals and sculptures in the world.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Dunhuang Museum, No.1390 North MingShaShan Road, Dunhuang China
    In the afternoon we will visit Dunhuang City Museum which exhibits relics excavated from the local area, including paper and coins. The museum is also home to an excellent reconstruction of the Great Wall during the Han Dynasty.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dunhuang, Dunhuang, Gansu
    At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at "The silk road Dunhuang hotel", a 4 star hotel.

    Day 3: Dunhuang--Jiayuguan.O/N Jiayuguan.

    Stop At: Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu, China
    Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Yulin Grottoes in around 120 minutes ride,165km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Yulin Grotto, Tashi County, Guazhou County 736000 China
    The Yulin Grottoes ,which processes 272 coloured clay sculptures and 5650 square meter murals, it is famous as twin grottoes with Mogao Grottoes since the art style and date is very similar to Mogao grottoes. 43 grottoes are scattered on east and west cliffs and 6 grottoes are open to visitors. And Yulin River Valley has a fantastic view .
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan, Gansu
    After lunch in Guazhou we will drive to Jiayuguan, your guide will escort you to your hotel and help you check in.
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Jiayuguan Holiday Inn, a 4 star hotel.

    Day 4: Jiayuguan--Zhangye. O/N Zhangye.

    Stop At: Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan, Gansu
    Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Jiayuguan pass (Jiayuguan Fort) in around 15 minutes ride.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Jiayuguan Fortress, Within Yuquan Town, Yuquan Town, Jiayuguan 735100 China
    Today, you will exploring some exciting sites around Jiayugaun, first visit Jiayuguan pass (Jiayuguan Fort) also known as the “Impregnable Pass under Heaven,” Jiayuguan is the western end of the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty as well as the most magnificent and well-preserved pass among over a thousand passes along the Ming Great Wall.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Great Wall Museum of Jiayuguan, Xinhua South Road, Xinhua Street, Jiayuguan 735100 China
    The Jiayuguan Great Wall Museum – It is at the east gate of the scenic area and looks like a giant white beacon tower. Here, you can better understand the architectural history of this huge defense line and have a look at the old weapons and paintings of the Great Wall.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, Southwest of Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan 735100 China
    Then head to the Over-hanging cliff Great Wall which is situated 11 km away from the city and 7 km away from the Jiayuguan Pass. The Suspended Wall is a part of the Great Wall built on a ridge with a 45 degree gradient.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Wei-Jin Tombs, Xincheng Town, Jiayuguan 735106 China
    After the Lunch, you will visit the Weijin Tomb Murals and located on the endless expanse of the desert, 20 km away from the northeast of Jiayuguan City. There are 1400 brick tombs of Jin and Wei Dynasties scattered here, which are the famous JinWei Tombs, and they were reputed as “world’s largest underground art gallery”. The ancient tombs extend east and west to Guoyuan Township of Jiuquan City and northwest to Xincheng Township. The tombs on the desert just like waves in the sea.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Zhangye, Zhangye, Gansu
    At the end, your guide will escort you to your Zhangye hotel and need 2.5hours ride,250km.
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Zhangye Jinyang international hotel, a 5 star level hotel.

    Day 5: Zhangye. O/N Zhangye.

    Stop At: Zhangye, Zhangye, Gansu
    Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Giant Buddha Temple in around 15 minutes ride.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Dafo Temple of Zhangye, Dafosi Alley, Minzhu West Road, Ganzhou District, Zhangye 734000 China
    The Giant Buddha Temple which is renowned for the largest indoor reclining Buddha in China. Even a finger of the Buddha can hold one adult to lie down. It is said that this giant Buddha statue is made in the image of Sakyamuni. Our guide will also introduce other statues and delicate murals in the hall. Numerous scriptures and ancient books are also displayed in here. In this temple, we will not miss the earth tower and a typical folk residence with traditional carved beams and painted pillars.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pingshan Grand Canyon, Zhangye China
    Next, we will drive to Pingshanhu Grand Canyon which is listed as world top 5 canyons, as equally famous as Colorado Canyon. It's also China top most outdoor photographic creation base for those seek nature incomparable and breathtaking pictures. The attraction itself is not yet very popular and hence less crowded. Be ready for long walk and climbing lot of steps. It is little tiring but manageable. But to enjoy the canyon you must go all the way down and walk through and come back up again. The views are amazing and many places for good photos.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Zhangye, Zhangye, Gansu
    After the lunch, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Zhangye Jinyang international hotel, a 5 star level hotel.

    Day 6: Zhangye. O/N Zhangye.

    Stop At: Zhangye, Zhangye, Gansu
    Our guide will pick you up at the lobby of your hotel at around 09:00 in the morning. You will be escorted to the well-known Matisi Temple in around 60 minutes ride,57km.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Mati Temple Scenic Resort, Mati Country, Sunan County 734400 China
    The Mati Temple Grottoes, It is said that a heavenly horse once left its hoof print on a rock there and you can still find that print in the temple. It is a unique temple house building of both Han Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism. Follow the guide to admire the Buddha statues carved in the caves and appreciate the painted scriptures of heroes in Tibetan myths. And it is a complex of Qilian Snow Mountain forest and .exclusive Yugu ethinic culture and view here is fantastic .
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Zhangye Danxia Geopark, 30km South of the County, Linze County 734200 China
    After lunch we drive to Zhangye Danxia Rainbow Mountain (Zhangye Danxia Geo-park), where we will see different colors and view is charming at different times; the scenery here is really fantastic and incredible. It is the best representative of China’s colorful Danxia landform and the largest Danxia landscape in an arid area, with a wide variety of landforms.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Zhangye, Zhangye, Gansu
    At the end, your guide will escort you to your hotel.
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Zhangye Jinyang international hotel, a 5 star level hotel.

    Day 7: Zhangye--Badain Jaran Desert. O/N Badain Jaran.

    Stop At: Badan Jaran Desert, Inside of Lashan Youqi, Alashanyou Qi 737300 China
    Today you'll drive into the gorgeous Badain Jaran desert, where you'll be able to hike and drive through the dunes. The Badain Jaran Desert, which covers parts of Gansu and Inner Mongolia, is the third largest desert in China, with an area of 49,000 square kilometers. The name Badain Jaran is of Mongolian origin, and it means “mysterious lakes”. There are more than 100 lakes in this part of desert – all spring-fed, some salt water, some fresh water. After exploring the desert, you'll have dinner at your campsite and stay overnight in your tent or a local Mongolian family guesthouse .
    Duration: 18 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at your tent or a local Mongolian family guesthouse or Badain lake hotel with the Chinese breakfast

    Day 8: Badain Jaran Desert--Zhangye. The tour end.

    Stop At: Badan Jaran Desert, Inside of Lashan Youqi, Alashanyou Qi 737300 China
    You'll head out to the highest sand dune in the Badain Jaran Desert and climb to the top of Bilutu Peak, the third-tallest dune in the world. From there you'll enjoy a beautiful view of the surrounding desert and the mysterious lakes. After your hike, you'll have lunch by the serenity of a pristine desert lake.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Airport Road, Ji Chang Lu, Ganzhou Qu, Zhangye Shi, Gansu Sheng, China
    Afterwards you'll head back to Zhangye and fly to next destination.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick up from Duanhuang city hotels or Dunhuang airport/train station at Day-1Airports
    • Dunhuang Airport, Dunhuang, Jiuquan, Gansu, China
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/4/2020 - 7/27/2022
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The tour may not available during the Oct 1-7 and Chinese new year festivel or need to pay some extra charge of the hotel room fees
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by happychinatours

Activity ID: V-40944P600

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