Dunhuang is a well-known town on the Silk Road, this private tour will let you explore Dunhuang from Shanghai by round-way flight. The attractions you will visit include Mogao Caves, Singing Sand Dunes and Crescent Moon Spring, Dunhuang night market, Han Great Wall, Jade Gate Pass, and Gobi desert. It is one of the historical tours in China. Note: The tour might be adjusted as per the flight time.


Day 1Shanghai to Dunhuang by air

You will be picked up by our representative from your centrally located Shanghai hotel, then transferred to the airport to catch a flight to Dunhuang. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to hotel. If time permits, you can visit the night market where you will view all sorts of local food, souvenirs and fruits etc. 

Overnight in Dunhuang Silk Road Hotel or equivalent

Transport: Flight+private transfer
Accommodation: Overnight in Dunhuang

Day 2Sightseeing in Dunhuang

Today you will visit the well-known Mogao Caves on the ancient Silk Road. Those caves are well-preserved with colorful frescoes and paintings created thousand years ago, but looks like it were finished just yesterday. 

Drive to visit the Jade Gate Pass and Han Great Wall Ruin in the afternoon, where you will be impressed by the Gobi desert and the old constructions. 

Overnight in Dunhuang Silk Road Hotel or equivalent

Transport: Private vehicle
Accommodation: Overnight in Dunhuang
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3Dunhuang to Shanghai by air

Explore the Singing Sand Dunes and Crescent Moon Spring in the morning, where you have opportunity to ride camel. 

Afterwards you will catch flight back to Shanghai. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your Shanghai hotel where the tour concludes.

Transport: Flight+private transfer
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Lunch x 2

Breakfast x 2

Accommodation as per itinerary(half twin room per person)

Local guide

Round-trip flight Shanghai/Dunhuang(Economy)

Transport by private vehicle in Dunhuang

Hotel pickup and drop-off (centrally located in Shanghai)

Entrance fees




Tour duration: 3 days

Difficulty: Easy

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