Dadetu Lake - magic red lake in Badain Jaran Desert
5 Days Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Geography Miracle Tour

Highlights: Zhangye Danxia Geo-park, Zhangye Binggou Danxia Scenic Area, Badain Jaran Desert, Pingshan Lake Grand Canyon

Located only about 160km from Danxia Badain Jaran Desert, Zhangye is the best gateway to Danxia Badain Jaran Desert with comfortable private cars available. Our 5 Days Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Private Tour takes you to explore three unique geographic miracles – Zhangye Danxia, Badain Jaran Desert and isolated Pingshan Lake Grand Canyon which is located on the way from Zhangye to Badain Jaran. They are well organized in a leisure-paced itinerary. Enjoy a worry-free adventure which includes hotel, tour guide, transfer, meals, attraction sightseeing, etc.

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7 Days Qinghai Lake Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Wonders Tour

Highlights: Qinghai Lake, Chaka Salt Lake, Zhangye Danxia Landform, Badain Jaran Desert

Qinghai is famous for high plateau features and Tibetan culture, while Gansu is wild and colorful, and Inner Mongolia is adventurous. Thanking for the convenient high speed rails and well-paved highways, they can be explored in a single trip like our 7 Days Qinghai Lake Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Tour on which you will witness many incredible wonders that you can’t find elsewhere in the world - vast plateau lake where travelers and pilgrims walking shoulder to shoulder, salt lake pure like a sky mirror, miraculous stretching “rainbow mountains”, mysterious desert full of lovely lake…

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3 Days Badain Jaran Desert Real Essence Tour with Jeep Safari

Highlights: Badain Jaran Desert - Jeep Safari, Camping, Badain Lake, Bilutu Sand Peak, Nuoertu Lake, Baoritaolegai Sand Oasis

The best highlights of Badain Jaran Desert including the lakes and sand dunes hide in the central area of the desert which can only be reached by intrepid Jeeps or camels of nomads. To protect the geographic features of the desert and safety of travelers, only Jeeps of the park are allowed to enter the deep region of Badain Jaran Desert. Our 3 Days Badain Jaran Desert Tour is the most classic itinerary to explore the real essence of Badain Jaran Desert. You will ride a well-conditioned Jeep to cross over the sand dunes to look for those mysterious lakes, and stay over a night in a local Mongol yurt. You also have a lot of time to walk, take photos, enjoy sunset and sunrise, or relax on your own.

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Brave hikers in Badain Jaran Desert
8 Days Badain Jaran Desert Panorama Trekking Tour

Highlights: Badain Jaran Desert - Camping, Camel Ride, Badain Lake, Bilutu Sand Peak, Nuoertu Lake, Temple Lake...

Trekking in the Badain Jaran Desert is one-of-a-kind experience, and the mysterious desert truly makes for an off-the-beaten-track adventure. Our indicative trekking private tour takes you to explore the remote routes, look for the lovely lakes and hike the dancing sand dunes in Badain Jaran Desert. Camp under the shining stars or stay in local nomads’ house. A camel team will be arranged to support your trekking. Pack and come now!

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Badain Jaran Temple, a Tibetan monastery in deep Badain Jaran Desert
4 Days Badain Jaran Desert Adventure with Ancient Rock Paintings

Highlights: Badain Jaran Desert - Jeep Safari, Camping, Badain Lake, Bilutu Sand Peak, Nuoertu Lake, Badain Jaran Lake, Baoritaolegai Sand Oasis, Mandela Mountain Rock Paintings

This 4-day tour includes an exciting adventure to Badain Jaran Desert and a side trip to Mandela Mountain Rock Paintings. You can marvel at both the natural wonders and human wisdom. Firstly, you will spend 2 days venturing Badain Jaran Desert. To ensure your safety and help you venture deeper into the desert, an officially authorized sand buggy and driver will be arranged. So you can enjoy a thrilling Jeep safari among the sand peaks, visit colorful lakes, desert oases and spots in the hinterland area. Try a camel riding, camp in a Mongolian yurt and watch a beautiful sunset and sunrise to create more fun. After the desert adventure, you’ll return to Badain Jaran Town for rest and take a leisurely hike on Mandela Mountain, observe thousands of ancient rock paintings before departure.

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Strange Forest Sunset
6 Days Ejina Populus Euphratica & Badain Jaran Desert Sightseeing Tour

Highlights: Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest, Strange Forest, Juyan Lake, Badain Jaran Desert

In this 6 days' tour, you will first visit Ejin Banner - the paradise for photographers to view the most dazzling scenery of Populus euphratica - a deciduous plant whose branches stretch in various postures and foliage sports a peculiar hue of yellow and golden in autumn, especially from late-September to mid-October. Next, you will drive and step into the incredible Badain Jaran Desert to admire its multi-colored lakes and high sand dunes as well as experience some interesting outdoor activities. No matter you are a shutterbug or a sightseer, you will get a visual enjoyment with support through the whole trip from a professional guide to help you get the best landscape.

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Dadetu Lake - magic red lake in Badain Jaran Desert
5 Days Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Geography Miracle Tour

Highlights: Zhangye Danxia Geo-park, Zhangye Binggou Danxia Scenic Area, Badain Jaran Desert, Pingshan Lake Grand Canyon

Located only about 160km from Danxia Badain Jaran Desert, Zhangye is the best gateway to Danxia Badain Jaran Desert with comfortable private cars available. Our 5 Days Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Private Tour takes you to explore three unique geographic miracles – Zhangye Danxia, Badain Jaran Desert and isolated Pingshan Lake Grand Canyon which is located on the way from Zhangye to Badain Jaran. They are well organized in a leisure-paced itinerary. Enjoy a worry-free adventure which includes hotel, tour guide, transfer, meals, attraction sightseeing, etc.

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7 Days Qinghai Lake Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Wonders Tour

Highlights: Qinghai Lake, Chaka Salt Lake, Zhangye Danxia Landform, Badain Jaran Desert

Qinghai is famous for high plateau features and Tibetan culture, while Gansu is wild and colorful, and Inner Mongolia is adventurous. Thanking for the convenient high speed rails and well-paved highways, they can be explored in a single trip like our 7 Days Qinghai Lake Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Tour on which you will witness many incredible wonders that you can’t find elsewhere in the world - vast plateau lake where travelers and pilgrims walking shoulder to shoulder, salt lake pure like a sky mirror, miraculous stretching “rainbow mountains”, mysterious desert full of lovely lake…

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Brave hikers in Badain Jaran Desert
8 Days Badain Jaran Desert Panorama Trekking Tour

Highlights: Badain Jaran Desert - Camping, Camel Ride, Badain Lake, Bilutu Sand Peak, Nuoertu Lake, Temple Lake...

Trekking in the Badain Jaran Desert is one-of-a-kind experience, and the mysterious desert truly makes for an off-the-beaten-track adventure. Our indicative trekking private tour takes you to explore the remote routes, look for the lovely lakes and hike the dancing sand dunes in Badain Jaran Desert. Camp under the shining stars or stay in local nomads’ house. A camel team will be arranged to support your trekking. Pack and come now!

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7 Days Qinghai Lake Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Desert Wonders Tour

Highlights: Qinghai Lake, Chaka Salt Lake, Zhangye Danxia Landform, Badain Jaran Desert

Qinghai is famous for high plateau features and Tibetan culture, while Gansu is wild and colorful, and Inner Mongolia is adventurous. Thanking for the convenient high speed rails and well-paved highways, they can be explored in a single trip like our 7 Days Qinghai Lake Zhangye Danxia Badain Jaran Tour on which you will witness many incredible wonders that you can’t find elsewhere in the world - vast plateau lake where travelers and pilgrims walking shoulder to shoulder, salt lake pure like a sky mirror, miraculous stretching “rainbow mountains”, mysterious desert full of lovely lake…

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Other Popular China Desert Tour Packages in Dunhuang, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia

Except the Badain Jaran Desert, China owns many other magnificent deserts which are worth your exploration as well. They are all located in the northwest China and often visited with the destinations along the Silk Road. Among all, the most popular deserts recommended for normal tourists, nature lovers and adventures, photographers are the Mingsha Mountain (Echoing Sand Mountain) in Dunhuang, Taklamakan Desert (the largest desert of China) in Xinjiang, etc. If you are quite interested in a wild desert adventure, choose from our popular tour packages below or contact us to customize a perfect one based on your hobbies and schedule. Meanwhile, you may read our China Desert Tours to get more inspiring trip ideas!

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Huitengxile Grassland Yellow Flowers Valley Sightseeing
5 Days Classic Inner Mongolia Tour

Hohhot / Huitengxile Grassland / Yemingsha of Kubuqi Desert / Hohhot

This 5-day tour from Hohhot helps you discover the best popular Inner Mongolia grassland and desert areas in a classic way. You’ll walk in the most beautiful Huitengxile Grassland for the fantastic luxurious prairie sightseeing with bunches of happy flocks and herds roaming under the clear light blue heaven. Besides, have a cool exploration of the desert to hear the singing sand and admire the glittery glories and graceful outline of the soft golden Kubuqi Desert at Yemingsha. Also, visit must-go Inner Mongolia Museum and Dazhao Temple to understand more splendors of Inner Mongolia with great displays!

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Zhangye Danxia Landform Photography
6 Days Hexi Corridor Discovery Tour(Zhangye/Jiayuguan/Dunhuang)

Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang

The Hexi Corridor (the corridor at the west of Yellow River) is the essence of ancient China Silk Road, a glorious path full of stories and natural wonders. This 6 Days Zhangye Jiayuguan Dunhuang Discovery Tour takes you to explore this glorious wonder land from Lanzhou to artistic capital Dunhuang, via incredible “rainbow mountains” in Zhangye and historical Jiayuguan. It is the most classic trip of the region with diverse experiences, enjoyable pace and budget price!

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Zhangye Danxia Landform Views After Rain
8 Days Gansu Highlights Tour

Lanzhou / Xiahe / Jiayuguan / Dunhuang

Traveling in Gansu is quite different from traveling other places like Beijing, Guilin, Xian, Chengdu, etc. Our Gansu highlights tour takes you to explore the diversity of this northwestern province. You will get lost in the wild, vast and grand landscape, at the same time discover many historical experiences, such as the Great Wall, ancient Silk Road, ancient military passes... Starting from Lanzhou, via Xiahe, Zhangye and Jiayuguan to Dunhuang, it is an in-depth tour to discover the best highlights of Gansu.

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Camping on the desert of Mingshashan (Echoing Sand Mountains)
3 Days Dunhuang HighlightsTour with Desert Camping Experience

Dunhuang

Let us imagine camping in the vast and peaceful desert of Dunhuang, lying under the glimmering stars of galaxy and feeling the history and legends of the ancient Silk Road. What a beautiful scene it is! The desert camping can also be relaxing as you have chance to try many interesting desert activities, such as sand skiing, motorcycle driving, BBQ, etc. Above appealing imagination all can be done in our well-designed Dunhuang tour package.

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Yulin Grottoes (No. 3 Cave)
4 Days Jiayuguan Dunhuang Tour (Silk Road Short Break)

Jiayuguan / Dunhuang

Want to explore the brief highlights of Ancient Silk Road? This is the ideal trip. You will recall the ancient memory that the caravans of merchants and travelers from far Europe and Middle Asia steamed to Dunhuang and kept traveled to the ancient capital city Xian via the Jiayuguan Pass. Another highlight of this trip is the exotic Gobi Desert landscape which can only be seen in the northwestern China.

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Abakh Khoja Tomb
10 Days Classic Silk Road Tour (Xian/Dunhuang/Turpan/Kashgar)

Xian / Dunhuang / Turpan / Urumqi / Kashgar

This is an in-depth Silk Road highlights tour. You will start your Silk Road tour from Xian which was known as Chang'an, the ancient capital city of China as well as the starting point of the ancient Silk Road, then take a flight to Dunhuang, the most legendary part of Silk Road where you can see amazing mural arts, impressive Buddhist statues, well-decorated caves and unique frontier landscape. Lastly, take a high speed train from Dunhuang to Xinjiang where you will explore the exotic custom and beautiful landscape in the Golden Triangle Cities -Urumqi, Kashgar and Turpan.

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Taklimakan Desert Highway
9 Days Taklamakan Desert Ancient Silk Road Tour

Kashgar / Karakul Lake / Hotan / Ala'er / Kucha / Urumqi

Starting from Kashgar and ending in Urumqi, this Xinjiang adventure tour takes you to explore the most important sections of the ancient Silk Road in Xinjiang, including the cultural center Kashgar, historical Kuqa and legendary Hotan, and also take an adventure through the desert highway in Taklamakan Desert. It suits both culture lovers and nature lovers well.

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