Day1 :Zhangye – Jiayuguan
Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotels lobby, then heading directly to Jiayuguan by private car, which takes about 2.5 hours.Jianyuguan Pass is considered as “the First and Greatest Pass under Heaven”, also the westernmost starting point of Great Wall of Ming Dynasty – Jiayuguan Pass. First visit to the Great Wall Museum to learn the histories and stories about the Great Wall, including history, old photos, relics, etc. Then enter the gate to explore the grandiose Jiayuguan Fort. It is a complex of towers, city walls and other military buildings covering more than 25,000 square meters.
After lunch , you will be transferred to your hotel in Jiayuguan.
Day 2 Jiayuguan – Dunhuang
Today you will drive to Dunhuang from Jiayuguan in the early morning. Visit the Yulin Grottoes on the way. The forty-two caves house some 250 polychrome statues and 4,200 square meters of wall paintings, dating from the Tang Dynasty to the Yuan Dynasty (seventh to fourteenth centuries).
After lunch you will heading to Dunhuang, stay in Dunhuang
Your tour guide will pick you up in your hotels lobby at 9:00am, then heading directly to Mogao Grottoes Digital Exhibition Center. Watch the documentary movies that introduce the history, arts, and other facts about Mogao Grottoes. Then, take the interzonal bus to Mogao Grottoes.
Mogao Grottoes is famed as the “Louvre of East”, which is outstanding for its exquisite mural paintings and statues. There are now 492 grottoes in which about 45000 square meters mural paintings and 2100 colorfully painted statues from which you can trace the development of There are about 40 common caves opened to the public.
Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then visit the Echoing Sand Mountains. It is said, in the sunny days, the sand mountains echo like Orchestra music even if there is no wind. If you slide from the sand mountains, you can hear the echoing sound clearly.
Finally you will visit the Crescent Lake. Surrounded by the Echoing Sand Mountains, Crescent Lake is a beautiful oasis with some well decorated traditional Chinese architecture, some trees and flowers and a lake that has never dried up and shapes like a crescent moon.
After the tour you will be transferred to your hotel in Dunhuang
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