Dunhuang For Whole Day
Hotel:Fuguo Hotel (4*)
Activities: Visit Mogao Grottoes, Museum, Crescent Lake and Mingsha Echo-sand Mountain
Our local guide and driver will pick up you from your hotel at an appointed time and go for sight-seeing.
Spend the whole morning 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.
After lunch, visit Dunhuang Museum which exhibits relics excavated from the local area, such as papers, coins, and a model of the Great Wall as it appeared during the Han Dynasty.
In the end, drive the mysterious Crescent Lake which no-one can explain the formation of such a geological oddity would be the great experience. it is a good place for Camel Riding, High Sand Dunes sliding or walking around this desert.
If you like you can stay till sunset and back to the hotel later