Things To Do in Dunhuang & Dunhuang Airport Layover Ideas
Things to do in Dunhuang if you have a Dunhuang Airport Layover or Extended Dunhuang Airport Stopover
If you have an extended layover at the Dunhuang Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Dunhuang.LayoverIdeas.com
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 27.00
Mogao Caves is a shrine of Buddhist art treasures. A network of plank reinforced roads plying north to south 1,600 meters (5,249 feet) long lead to the cave openings, which are stacked five stories high some reaching up to 50 meters (164 feet). By the way, Mogao means high up in the desert.
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 39.00
Dunhuang is bright peal on the ancient Silk Road, it was established in 111 B,C by the Emperor Wudi of Han dynasty, it was a very important international city in the history. Today, there are a lot of Buddhsim grottoes remained The Mogao Grottoes, Western Thousand Buddhas Grottoes, Jade Gate Pass , the Great Wall of Han Dynasty, Sun Gate Pass. White Horse Stupa, they are all have a very long history.<br>Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 49.00
Dunhuang Research Academy (DHRA) is a national comprehensive institution responsible for the conservation, management and research of the Mogao Grottoes (a world cultural heritage site at Dunhuang), the Yulin Grottoes (a nationally protected key cultural heritage site at Guazhou), and the Western Thousand-Buddha Grottoes at Dunhuang.<br>Today, our tour guide will show to visit the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes, which is a part of Dunhuang Grottoes.
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 89.00
Our tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your hotel, by bus to the local village,then, take the camel riding to the Singing Sand Dunes,it's about 50 minutes. you will see the Gobi and desert, the oasis view on the way. Upon arrival, you may climb the hill by yourself.enjoy your free time on the top of the hill. Continue take the camel riding to the local village,it's about 1.5 hours on the way.
Duration: 9 hours
Priced From: USD 99.00
Yulin Caves and Western Thousand Buddha Caves are less popular than Mogao Caves, however, they are part of the Dunhuang art with their spectacular frescoes and statues in Dunhuang. This tour will let you explore these two sites in a day.
8 hoursPriced From:
USD 109.00Dunhuang Research Academy (DHRA) is a national comprehensive institution responsible for the conservation, management and research of the Mogao Grottoes (a world cultural heritage site at Dunhuang), the Yulin Grottoes (a nationally protected key cultural heritage site at Guazhou), and the Western Thousand-Buddha Grottoes at Dunhuang.<br>Today, our tour guide will show to visit the Western Thousand Buddha Grottoes, which is a part of Dunhuang Grottoes.<br>The Sun Gate Pass (Yangguan Pass) initially established by the emperor Wudi of Han Dyansty, it was used to be a very important custom for thousand of years, it has buried by the sand dunes in the history, today, when still can see the site of the Yangguan Pass ,a original Beacon Tower and museum... Read More
9 hoursPriced From:
USD 119.00This private hiking day tour will take you to Yangguan by comfortably air-conditioned vehicle from your Dunhuang hotel. Upon arrival, enjoy an approximately 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) hike which will take you 1.5 to 2 hours to arrive at Yangguan Pass. You will see this important pass of ancient silk road and visit the Museum of Yangguan Pass. Lunch will be served at a local farmer's restaurant. Afterwards, visit Jade Gate Pass and the great wall of Han Dynasty on your way back to Dunhuang.... Read More
Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Priced From: USD 119.00
This private half day tour will take you to Jade Gate Pass (Yumengguan) by comfortably air-conditioned vehicle from your Dunhuang hotel. You will see this important pass of ancient Silk Road and visit the Museum of Jade Gate Pass. The Great Wall of Han dynasty is very different with Badaling Great Wall in Beijing..
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