3-Day Dunhuang Tours Include Camping In The Desert

  • Tour Code: DJ4

  • Destinations: Dunhuang

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy camel ride around the Crescent Lake and camping in the Gobi Desert.
  • Visit the exquisite murals and sculptures at the Mogao Caves.

Day 1
Arrive Dunhuang and Camp in the Desert
Hotel:Camping in the Desert (tent)
Activities: Arrive Dunhuang and camp in the desert, visit Crescent lake
Our local guide and driver will pick up you from Dunhuang airport and drive to Echo-sand mountain for camping overnight in the desert. First stop over at the mysterious Crescent lake which is Known to the world as “the first spring in the desert”, no-one can explain the formation of such a geological oddity. crescent lake is like a crescent moon, is nestled in the vast desert for thousands of years, its water is very clear and drinkable.
Later pack up camels and begin camel safari into the desert. You’ll enjoy the beautiful high sand dunes during the Safari. After about an hour camel ride, select a nice place for camping and set up tents. The camel man make fire and make desert kebabs for you.
As shooting stars light the sky and the desert welcomes you to rest.
Day 2
Desert to Dunhuang
Hotel:Fuguo Hotel (4*)
Activities: Enjoy the sunrise, Pack up and ride camels out of the desert, after lunch visit Mogao Grottoes
Enjoy the sunrise over the high sand dunes and then pack up the tents, sleeping bags on the camel and ride the same camels out of the desert.
First check into your hotel and a welcome shower is a must to get rid of the sands and dusts from the desert, but the memory stays forever.
After lunch spend the whole afternoon at Mogao Grottoes which were constructed over a millennium ago from the 4th to 14th centuries. The caves are also known as the Thousand Buddha Caves with two distinctions of being one of the most notable grottoes in China as well as the best-preserved treasure house of Buddhist art, sutras, murals and sculptures in the world.
Day 3
Dunhuang to Your Next Destination
Hotel:Not included
Activities: See you off at Dunhuang airport
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