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How to Arrange Your Trip

Recommended Attractions


a.    Must-go Attractions
Mogao Grottoes
Crescent Moon Lake & Singing Sand Dunes
Yumenguan Pass
Yadan National Geologic Park

b.    Other Recommends
Yangguan Pass
Shazhou Market
Western Thousand Buddha Caves
Leiyin Temple
White Horse Pagoda
Dunhuang Museum


Recommended Itinerary


Dunhuang 1 Day Tour


Take a visit to the Mogao Grottoes, to appreciate one of the world's most important sites of ancient Buddhist culture. Then, explore the Singing Sand Dunes , and Crescent Moon Lake.

Dunhuang 2 Days Tour


Day 1: Take a visit to the Mogao Grottoes, to appreciate one of the world's most important sites of ancient Buddhist culture. Then, explore the Singing Sand Dunes and Crescent Moon Lake.
Day 2: Take a car ride (about 180km) to Dunhuang Yardang National Geologic Park. Enjoy the amazing view of Yardang Landform. Later, drive to Yangguan Pass and Yumenguan Pass to admire the grandness of Han Dynasty.

If you have more days, why not traveling along the Silk Road!


The Silk Road 5 Days Tour


Day 1: Dunhuang: Take a visit to the Mogao Grottoes, to appreciate one of the world's most important sites of ancient Buddhist culture. Then, explore the Singing Sand Dunes and Crescent Moon Lake.
Day 2: Dunhuang - Jiayuguan (by automobile): Take a car ride to Jiayuguan. You could visit the legendary Jiayuguan Pass, known as the most strategic point along the ancient Silk Road. Head to the First Beacon Tower of the Great Wall.
Day 3: Jiayuguan - Lanzhou (by train): take a bulle train from Jiayuguan Pass to Lanzhou, which takes about 4.5 hours.
Day 4: Lanzhou: enjoy a full-day excursion to the Bingling Temple Grottoes.
Day 5: Lanzhou: Climb up the White Pagoda Hill in the morning. Later, go to the Waterwheel Garden to learn about the development of waterwheel.

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