Watch a documentary film in the Dome Theater of Mogao Grottoes Digital Exhibition Center
3 Days Best Dunhuang Culture and Scenery Tour

Highlights: Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains, Crescent Lake, Yumen Pass, Yardang National Geologic Park, Ruin of Great Wall

Dunhuang’s glorious Silk Road history and culture can be found everywhere - in the hidden caves, remote pass, vast desert, ancient ruins. This 3 Days Dunhuang tour will take you to trace the Silk Road in Dunhuang, also enjoy marvelous Gobi desert landscape, incredible Yardang landforms, Crescent Lake, etc. with your private guide and driver. It is well organized with the best attractions and leisure pace.

from $352
4 Days Classic Dunhuang Tour (with More Free Time)

Highlights: Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake, Yumenguan Pass, Yadan National Geologic Park

The beauty of Dunhuang is one of a kind in the world. Since the day when the monk Yue Zun dug the first cave on the cliff more than 1600 years ago, the small city in the Gobi desert started its way to become the brightest star on the Silk Road, the Oriental Buddha Park and China’s Art Center. During this thorough Dunhuang tour, you will discover the very essence of Dunhuang's both culture and nature with the best featured attractions and activities covered in 4 days. You also have many your own free time for arrival, departure, shopping, etc.

from $410
3 Days Dunhuang Mogao Caves Yulin Caves Tour (Tour of Art and History)

Highlights: Mogao Caves, Yulin Caves, Echoing Sand Mountains, Crescent Lake, Suoyangcheng Ancient City

If you are an art meditator, students (teachers) of painting schools, or want to find some inspiring things to do in Dunhuang, you should take this Memorable Dunhuang Tour of Art and History in which you will not only take an in-depth visit of Mogao Caves, but also have a day sightseeing to Yulin Caves and nearby Silk Road historical city of Suoyangcheng.

from $380
Crescent Lake Never Dry Up
2 Days Dunhuang Short Stay Tour (Classic Itinerary, Money-saving, Flexible)

Highlights: Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake, Echoing Sand Mountains

There used to be many travelers from Europe and Middle Asia traveled to Dunhuang for its amazing desert scenery and magnificent Buddhist art. Today, you will follow the footprints of those ancient travelers to explore this legendary city! In a brief two days to visit the most recommended attractions in Dunhuang, which is an unforgettable culture journey.

from $236
Camping on the desert of Mingshashan (Echoing Sand Mountains)
3 Days Dunhuang HighlightsTour with Desert Camping Experience

Highlights: Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains, Crescent Lake, Camping in Desert

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.

from $406
Yulin Grottoes (No. 3 Cave)
4 Days Jiayuguan Dunhuang Tour (Silk Road Short Break)

Highlights: Jiayuguan Fort, Yulin Grottoes, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains

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.

from $644
Zhangye Danxia Landform Photography
6 Days Hexi Corridor Discovery Tour(Zhangye/Jiayuguan/Dunhuang)

Highlights: Zhangye Danxia Landform, Jiayuguan Fort, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains, Yulin Caves, Shazhou Night Market, Bullet Train Travel

Around 1,600 years ago, the Buddhism was brought to China through the Hexi Corridor and expanded there. The armies of ancient China fought against the invasions from nomadic kingdoms in sumless battles at the Hexi Corridor. Merchants from Europe and Middle Asia entered the Hexi Corridor and got to Chang'an(Xian of today) for business. This tour takes you to explore this glorious wonder land - Hexi Corridor. The Best highlights are Zhangye Danxia Landform, Jiayuguan Fort, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains.

from $892
Mogao Grottoes Giant Buddha in No. 96 Cave
5 Days Zhangye to Dunhuang Highlights Tour by Bullet Train

Highlights: Zhangye Danxia Geo Park, Binggou Danxia, Matisi Grottoes, Mogao Caves, Echoing Sand Mountains, Yardang Geo Park

This is a fantastic trip of Silk Road art, culture, history and scenery, strongly recommended for those who want to experience the ancient Silk Road culture and enjoy spectacular diverse landforms of Danxia landform, desert, Gobi and Yardang landform, etc. You will visit Dunhuang and Zhangye, now two of the most popular destinations in Gansu, even the Silk Road of China. Start your Silk Road exploration from Zhangye where you will spend 2 days to see the Rainbow Mountain, Matisi Grottoes and other sites, then take a high speed bullet train to Dunhuang to visit the reputed Mogao Caves, Echoing Sand Mountains, Yardang Geo Park, etc. All attractions are well organized, without wasting of your time and money.

from $677
Zhangye Danxia Landform Photography
6 Days Hexi Corridor Discovery Tour(Zhangye/Jiayuguan/Dunhuang)

Highlights: Zhangye Danxia Landform, Jiayuguan Fort, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains, Yulin Caves, Shazhou Night Market, Bullet Train Travel

Around 1,600 years ago, the Buddhism was brought to China through the Hexi Corridor and expanded there. The armies of ancient China fought against the invasions from nomadic kingdoms in sumless battles at the Hexi Corridor. Merchants from Europe and Middle Asia entered the Hexi Corridor and got to Chang'an(Xian of today) for business. This tour takes you to explore this glorious wonder land - Hexi Corridor. The Best highlights are Zhangye Danxia Landform, Jiayuguan Fort, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains.

from $892
Yulin Grottoes (No. 3 Cave)
4 Days Jiayuguan Dunhuang Tour (Silk Road Short Break)

Highlights: Jiayuguan Fort, Yulin Grottoes, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains

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.

from $644
Zhangye Danxia Landform Views After Rain
8 Days Gansu Highlights Tour

Highlights: Labrang Monastery, Bingling Temple, Jiayuguan Pass, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains

Traveling in Gansu is quite different from traveling other places. The landscape here are vast and grand - the incredible Danxia Landform, stretching Gobi deserts, etc. At the same time, Gansu is a famous historical place full of legendary stories.

from $1284
Mogao Grottoes
7 Days Ancient Silk Road Treasure Tour from Tianshui

Highlights: Maijishan Grottoes, Zhangye Danxia Landform, Jiayuguan Fort, Mogao Grottoes

Traveling from Tianshui which is famous for Maijinshan Caves to Lanzhou to explore the Mother River of China - Yellow River, then follow the legendary Hexi Corridor to get to the brightest star on the Silk Road - Dunhuang. This is a classic travel route on the China Silk Road. You will visit many historical sites which have existed more than a thousand years, such as Jiayuguan Pass, Mogao Caves, Giant Buddha Temple, etc., and also enjoy unique landscape that you can only see in northwestern China - Rainbow Mountains, Danxia Landform, Yardang Landform, Gobi, desert...

from $1154
Matisi Temple is famous for Buddhist culture, grotto art, Qilian Mountain landscape and Tibetan culture
7 Days In-Depth Northwestern China Silk Road Tour

Highlights: Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake, Mati Temple, Qinghai Lake

Gansu is featured in the Gobi and desert landscape, Danxia Landform, Great Wall culture and Buddhist grottoes. While Qinghai is famous for high plateau lands, lakes, grassland. Both two destinations were very important regions during the history of ancient Silk Road. Travel from Dunhuang, via Jiayuguan and Zhangye, to Xining is a natural travel route which has diverse landscape and many cultural experiences.

from $1127
Xinjiang Tianchi Lake
11 Days In-depth Wild Silk Road Adventure Tour (Cultural Relic & Unrivalled Landscape)

Highlights: Yellow River, Zhangye Danxia Landform, Jiayuguan Pass, Yulin Caves, Mogao Caves, Mingshashan Desert, Turpan Jiaohe Ancient City, Urumqi Heavenly Lake, Kashgar Bazaar

In the ancient time, travelers and merchants from Europe and Middle Asia take the Silk Road in Xinjiang and Gansu to get to the prosperous inner cities, such as Xian and Luoyang. Though the Silk Road has become a history, there are a lot of historical sites left - Buddhist grottoes, old cities and towns, bazaars, etc. At the same time, the wild and spectacular natural beauty of Xinjiang and Gansu never changes.

from $2078
Abakh Khoja Tomb
10 Days Classic Silk Road Tour (Xian/Dunhuang/Turpan/Kashgar)

Highlights: Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains, Crescent Lake,Heaven Lake, Id Kah Mosque, Sunday Bazaar, Grape Valley

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 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.

from $2030
Hospitable Uygur People at Turpan Grape Valley
5 Days Dunhuang to Turpan Silk Road Culture Tour

Highlights: Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains, Crescent Lake, Yardang National Geologic Park, Ruin of Great Wall, Turpan Grape Valley, Grape Valley, Jiaohe Ancient City

Both Duhuang and Turpan had played important roles in the history of Silk Road. There were once stretching roads went through the Gobi, desert and snow mountain to connected two places, but nowadays they have been replaced with the new “Silk Road” – modern high-speed railway. In this tour, you will travel from Dunhuang to Turpan discover both the magnificent culture and unique landscape of ancient Silk Road in a well-paced way.

from $848


Terra-Cotta Warriors
5 Days Silk Road Tour from Xian to Dunhuang by Flight

Highlights: Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Mogao Grottoes, Crescent Lake, Yandan National Park

Without any exaggeration, Xian and Dunhuang are two most important cities along the ancient Silk Road of China. Xian used to be the final destination for the travelers and traders from Europe and Middle Asia during the ancient Silk Road period. While Dunhuang is the place where western and eastern culture melted together and created a great number of art works. This tour leads you to explore the most brilliant culture of ancient Silk Road from Xian to Dunhuang by flight, and enjoy the spectacular wild Gobi desert landscape and diverse landforms of northwestern China.

from $828
Abakh Khoja Tomb
10 Days Classic Silk Road Tour (Xian/Dunhuang/Turpan/Kashgar)

Highlights: Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Mogao Grottoes, Echoing Sand Mountains, Crescent Lake,Heaven Lake, Id Kah Mosque, Sunday Bazaar, Grape Valley

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 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.

from $2030
Temple of Heaven Tour
6 Days Beijing to Dunhuang Silk Road Tour by Flight

Highlights: Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Mogao Caves, Mingshashan, Crescent Lake, Yandan National Geopark

Where to find the essence of the Silk Road? – Dunhuang in the remote desert of northwestern China. Today you can still trace the glorious memory of the Silk Road in the hidden grottoes of Mogao Caves and the ancient ruins of the fort passes and great wall in Dunhuang. Since Dunhuang has not many international flights, you can get to Beijing first, then take a flight to Dunhuang to continue your Silk road exploration.

from $1109
Glamorous Mingshashan (Echoing Sand Mountains)
8 Days Beijing Xian Dunhuang Epic Silk Road Culture Tour

Highlights: Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda Mogao Caves, Mingshashan, Yandan National Geopark

Xian and Dunhuang are two places that you must visit for priority if you want to trace back on the glorious Silk Road. That’s why we created this tour for you in which you can visit the symbolic Silk Road sites, such as Mogao Caves, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Jade Gate Pass, etc. You will travel from Beijing to Xian and Dunhuang to enjoy the convenient and fast transfers of bullet train and flight.

from $1314
Zhangye Danxia Geopark - the Rainbow Mountains
10 Days Legendary Silk Road Tour from Shanghai

Highlights: Shanghai the Bund, Shanghai Museum, Xian Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Zhangye Danxia Landform, Jiayuguan Pass, Yulin Grottoes, Mogao Grottoes, Mingshashan

As the fast growing of the networks of both flights and high speed railways, you can now easily travel from Shanghai to the highlighting part of the Silk Road - Zhangye, Jiayuguan and Dunhuang (can extend to Turpan, Urumqi and Kashgar). The most recommended itinerary is: Shanghai – Xian – Zhangye – Jiayuguan – Dunhuang in which you can explore the history, culture and food of the ancient Silk Road, also marvel at tremendous landscapes of desert, Gobi, rainbow mountain, Yardang landform which you can only see in the wild northwestern China.

from $1705

Recommended China Silk Road Tour Packages including Dunhuang

Xinjiang Tianchi Lake
11 Days In-depth Wild Silk Road Adventure Tour (Cultural Relic & Unrivalled Landscape)

Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang - Turpan - Urumqi - Kashgar

In the ancient time, travelers and merchants from Europe and Middle Asia take the Silk Road in Xinjiang and Gansu to get to the prosperous inner cities, such as Xian and Luoyang. Though the Silk Road has become a history, there are a lot of historical sites left - Buddhist grottoes, old cities and towns, bazaars, etc. At the same time, the wild and spectacular natural beauty of Xinjiang and Gansu never changes.

from $2078
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 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.

from $2030
A Bullet Train Running on the High Speed Rail in Xinjiang
15 Days Classic Ancient China Silk Road Tour with Bullet Train Experience

Kashgar - Tupran - Dunhuang - Jiayuguan - Zhangye - Xian - Beijing

Explore the Silk Road on the gigantic regions of northwester China, an almost dizzying agglomeration of desert, grassland, raging river and colossal mountains, connecting Xian, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar, etc. Unlike the ancient travelers who walked and rode camels to traversing the Silk Road, you from the modern civilization will explore the legendary route in a stylish and relaxing way - mainly taking high speed bullet trains, and also using flights and vehicle, to make your trip more enjoyable.

from $2805
Zhangye Danxia Geopark - the Rainbow Mountains
10 Days Legendary Silk Road Tour from Shanghai

Shanghai / Xian / Zhangye / Jiayuguan / Dunhuang

As the fast growing of the networks of both flights and high speed railways, you can now easily travel from Shanghai to the highlighting part of the Silk Road - Zhangye, Jiayuguan and Dunhuang (can extend to Turpan, Urumqi and Kashgar). The most recommended itinerary is: Shanghai – Xian – Zhangye – Jiayuguan – Dunhuang in which you can explore the history, culture and food of the ancient Silk Road, also marvel at tremendous landscapes of desert, Gobi, rainbow mountain, Yardang landform which you can only see in the wild northwestern China.

from $1705
Taer Monastery Barbola
10 Days Qinghai & Gansu Highlights Tour

Xining - Tongren - Xiahe - Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang

Covering two popular travel destinations of northwestern China, this tour takes you to explore the profound cultural deposits of both Qinghai and Gansu. Start from the beautiful Qinghai Lake, and finish your tour at the Louvre of Buddhism - Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes.

from $1647

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