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Silk Road's Culture Journey

5-Day Dunhuang In-Depth Private Tour


  • Grasp the opportunity to see the Mogao Caves, which might disappear in 50 years.
  • Paint your exclusive mural on a mud slab that is made from the same materials as the Mogao Caves.
  • Visit a unique section of the Great Wall that was built with plant stems and gravel.
  • Explore Devil City (Yadan landscape) to witness a masterpiece that was created by wind and sand.
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Tailor Make Your Tour:
  • Your Schedule
  • Your Interests
  • Your Hotel Tastes
From US$939 p/p

Based on 2 persons & 4-star hotels for reference

Itinerary Details

This exclusive tour provides a multidimensional experience of the history and culture of Dunhuang and the Mogao Caves. Besides a cultural experience, you will also have the opportunity to enjoy the austere scenery and landscapes.

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Day 1Dunhuang Arrival

Your local tour guide will meet you in the arrivals hall of the airport or at the exit of the train station. After your guide meets you, he/she will escort you by private vehicle to your hotel. Have a good rest and be ready for the next day's adventure.

Evening idea:

Shazhou Night Market is worth visiting to experience the local flavor of Dunhuang. If you want to get close to this city quickly, try some local snacks, such as yogurt and nangs (flatbread).

Hotel options:
Dunhuang Hotel
The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel

Day 2 The Mogao Caves and Dunhuang Museum
Day 3 Mural Study and Desert Scenery
Day 4 The Ancient Great Wall and Yadan Landforms (Devil City)
Day 5Dunhuang Departure

Our Service Includes

  • One-to-one consultancy with our travel expert
  • Versatile and knowledgeable local guides
  • Your own chauffeur and comfortable vehicle
  • Hand-picked hotels to suit your preferences
  • Hotel buffet breakfasts and local restaurant lunches
  • Entry to all attractions on the itinerary
  • The booking of internal transportation per your preferences
  • A 24/7 helpline while you are traveling

Trip Notes

Transportation to and from Dunhuang

Domestic flights and trains have easy access to Dunhuang. There are daily flights between Dunhuang and the main cities in China, such as Xi’an, Shanghai, Chengdu, and Lanzhou. Please tell us your previous/next destination and we will help you to arrange the transportation.