Top Gansu Tours - the best Gansu travel deals for 2020

Gansu has too much experience to offer! Three or five days are not enough to cover all the highlights. Take one of our in-depth tours to fulfill your itinerary in Gansu. All the tours are customizable.

Important Notice: Yulin Grottoes is closed for tourists from April 25 to June 20 due to upgrade tourist facilities. Please plan your trip accordingly. If you have a tour to Yulin Grottoes with China Discovery, please contact your travel consultant to revise your itinerary.

6 Days
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Zhangye Jiayuguan Dunhuang Tour

Route: Lanzhou / Zhangye(Danxia Landform) / Jiayuguan / Dunhuang(Mogao Grottoes)

8 Days
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Gansu In-depth Highlights Tour

Route: Lanzhou / Xiahe(Labrang Monastery) / Zhangye(Danxia Landform) / Jiayuguan / Dunhuang(Mogao Grottoes)

4 Days
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Silk Road Short Break

Route: Jiayuguan - Yulin Caves - Dunhuang

7 Days
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Miraculous Landscape on Earth

Route: Dunhuang(Mogao Grottoes) / Jiayuguan / Zhangye(Danxia Landform) - Xining(Qinghai Lake)

7 Days
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Gansu Discovery from Tianshui

Route: Tianshui(Maijishan Grottoes) / Lanzhou / Zhangye(Danxia Landform) / Jiayuguan / Dunhuang(Mogao Grottoes)

8 Days
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Badain Jaran Desert Adventure

Route: Xining(Qinghai Lake) / Qilian(Zhuoershan) / Zhangye / Badain Jaran Desert Adventure

Popular Gansu City Tours & Short Stays for 2020

Dunhuang is the NO.1 tourist destination in Gansu Province. It is suggested to stay at least 2 days there to visit the “Louvre of East” - Mogao Caves, beautiful Mingshashan Desert and Crescent Lake, unique Yadan Geological Park, etc. Below are top 4 most popular Dunhuang tour packages with flexible length and themes.

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3 Days Best Dunhuang Culture and Scenery Tour
In-depth visit to Mogao Grottoes and most beautiful desert and Gobi landscape
4 Days Classic Dunhuang Tour (with More Free Time)
Visit Mogao Caves, Mingshanshan and another day to explore western Dunhuang
2 Days Dunhuang Short Stay Tour (Classic Itinerary, Money-saving, Flexible)
3 bests of Dunhuang: Mogao Caves, Mingshanshan Desert and Crescent Lake
3 Days Dunhuang Mogao Caves Yulin Caves Tour (Tour of Art and History)
Most recommended for art lovers and students (teachers) of painting schools

Recommended Tours of More Destinations in Gansu - Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Lanzhou, Tianshui...

Though as a remote province, Gansu has rich travel resources. Heading northwest, you can explore more along the Silk Road, such as Zhangye, Jiayuguan Pass, Yunlin Caves, etc. Heading southeast are Maijishan Grottoes and Labrang Monastery. Following are well-selected short stays which cover the best highlights of these three destinations and others.

Recommended Gansu Highlights Tours:

4 Days Jiayuguan and Dunhuang Tour
Connecting the "first pass under heaven" with Dunhuang.
4 Days Lanzhou Labrang Monastery Tour
Taking a visit to the "World University of Tibetan Buddhism"
4 Days Maijishan Grottoes & Lanzhou Culture Tour
Birthplace of Eight Diagrams & the best Buddhist grottoes.
5 Days Amdo Tibetan Culture Experience Tour
Traveling from Xining, via Tongren and Xiahe, to Lanzhou.
6 Days Gannan Lamusi Highlights Tour
Finding another Hidden "Tibetan Land" - Gannan.
3 Days Zhangye Danxia Classic Tour
Zhangye Danxia Landform in-depth sightseeing.

2020 China Tour Packages including Gansu - Lanzhou, Dunhuang...

Gansu is just a part of the China Silk Road while the China Silk Road is only a region of the vast China. If time allows, you are strongly suggested to travel Gansu with other popular destinations in China. China Discovery has created many great China Gansu tours, including Beijing Dunhuang Tours, Shanghai Dunhuang Tours, Xian Dunhuang Tours, etc. for you to choose. You can also tailor-make your own China tour here.

Gansu Tour and Travel 2020

10 Days Classic Silk Road Tour from Xian

Xian / Dunhuang / Turpan / Urumqi / Kashgar 10 Days Classic Silk Road Tour from Xian

Start from Xian which was known as Changan, the ancient capital city of China as well as the starting point of ancient Silk Road, take a flight to visit Xinjiang (Urumqi, Kashgar and Turpan), then take a high speed train to explore the most legendary part of Silk Road - Dunhuang region. Best experience of frontier landscape and culture.

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11 Days Northwestern China Cultural Relic & Desert Landscape Tour

Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang - Turpan - Urumqi - Kashgar11 Days Northwestern China Cultural Relic & Desert Landscape Tour

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, but 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.

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12 Days Silk Road Tour from Beijing

Beijing / Xian / Dunhuang / Turpan / Urumqi

If you are interested in Chinese culture, this the right trip of lifetime. You will not only visit two most important ancient capital cities - Beijing and Xian, but also will trace the ancient steps of Silk Road from one site to another site.

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9 Days Silk Road Tour with Best of China Golden Triangle Cities

Beijing / Xian / Dunhuang / Shanghai

Our 9 days Best of China tour gives you a classic visit at the most important sites, in addition to 2-day adventure in Dunhuang to appreciate the surviving treasures on the ancient Silk Roads. It is a unique chance for you to experience an exotic China.

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15 Days Classic Ancient China Silk Road Tour with Bullet Train Experience

15 Days Classic Ancient China Silk Road Tour with Bullet Train Experience

Kashgar - Tupran - Dunhuang - Jiayuguan - Zhangye - Xian - Beijing 15 Days Classic Ancient China Silk Road Tour with Bullet Train Experience

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. You will get to Kashgar first, then travel to Gansu Province via Urumqi and Turpan. In Gansu, you will visit the “Louvre of East” - Mogao Grottoes, historical Jiayuguan Pass and enjoy the “Rainbow Mountains” in Zhangye Danxia Landform Park. Then travel to the ancient capital city Xian, and finish your trip in Beijing.

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10 Days Qinghai & Gansu Highlights Tour

Xining - Tongren - Xiahe - Lanzhou - Zhangye - Jiayuguan - Dunhuang10 Days Qinghai & Gansu Highlights Tour

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 top visited sites Qinghai Lake, and finish your tour at the Louvre of Buddhism - Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes. Enjoy breathtaking high plateau sceneries of Qinghai - pure lakes, snow mountains, vast prairies; In-depth tour to explore the most highlights of Gansu Province - Mogao Grottoes, Jiayuguan Pass, Zhangye Danxia Landform Park...

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8 Days Qinghai Gansu Jiuzhaigou Land Tour

Xining - Xiahe - Langmusi - Ruoergai - Jiuzhaigou 8 Days Qinghai Gansu Jiuzhaigou Land Tour

This is an ideal trip for those who want to enjoy the fun and joy of sightseeing land travel, also a great route for photography lovers. You will start your trip from beautiful plateau lake - Qinghai Lake, then overlanding drive to southern Gansu Province where is featured in Tibetan culture and stunning landscape. Lastly, you will get into Sichuan Province from Langmusi via Ruoergai Prairie. Then comes to the final dream destination - Jiuzhaigou Valley. Enjoy the fascinating ponds, lakes, waterfalls, wild forests, snow mountains...

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Gansu Hot Destinations

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Dunhuang

Buddhist wealth - Mogao Grottoes

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Zhangye

Danxia Landform - Rainbow Mountains

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Lanzhou

Transport and economy center

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Labrang Monastery

Known as the "World Tibetan University"

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