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Found the Great Wall in Desert

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 9 people
Destination(s): China  
Specialty Categories: Archeology/History   Cultural Journey  
Season: March - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 479 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1237 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive Dunhuang. Visit the Mogao Grottoes, Mingsha Sand Dunes and Crescent Moon Lake. Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes are an ancient art treasure house with the largest scale and most content preserved in China today. Overnight at The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel or similar. Includes: (B).

Day 2: Dunhuang, Yangguan, Yumenguan, Dunhuang. Drive westward into the big Gobi-desert to search the ruins of passes and walls of Han Dynasty. Yangguan Pass with a history of over 2000 years, is located 70km southwest of Dunhuang. It was firstly built in 114 B.C. in the Han Dynasty to resist the Huns' evasion.

Yumenguan Pass is located on a hillock 100 km northwest of Dunhuang and is an important pass of the north route on the Silk Road. After Zhangqian served as envoy to the West Region, a mass of silk and tea from Central China were exported abroad through this pass and in return, fruit and other specialties were brought in. Overnight at The Silk Road Dunhuang Hotel or similar. Includes: (B), (L).

Day 3: Dunhuang, Jiayuguan. Board on the train eastward to Jiayuguan (Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes by soft seat), the west termination of Ming Dynasty Great Wall. Visit the fortress, the first beacon tower and the Great Wall Museum. As the termination of the Great Wall, Jiayuanguan Pass stands between the snow-capped Qilian peaks to the south and Black Mountain of the Mazong Range to the north. It served as the gateway to the Chinese empire from the west. It is the most impressive site in the Hexi Corridor, and the pervading sense of history is overwhelming. Overnight at Jiayuguan Hotel or similar. Includes: (B), (L).

Day 4: End of service. Free at leisure or contact us if you'd like us to offer other services. Includes: (B).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Deluxe Class:
-1 person USD$1237
-2-5 person USD$723
-6-9 person USD$525

Superior Class:
-1 person USD$1183
-2-5 persons USD$696
-6-9 persons USD$498

Tourist Class:
-1 person USD$1146
-2-5 persons USD$678
-6-9 persons USD$479

Price Includes:
- Entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
- Meals as listed in the itinerary: B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner
- Personal Guide and Driver + Private car/ van for Private Transfer and sightseeing
- Hotels (twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary
- Domestic flights (economy class) or trains as listed in the itinerary
- Domestic airport taxes
- Service Charge and Government Taxes
- Luggage Transfers between airports and hotels.

Price Excludes:
- Entry or Exit China International transportation
- Visa Fees
- Excess Baggage Charges
- Personal Expenses
- Single Room Supplement
- Gratuities, Tips to guides or drivers.

About This Supplier
Location: China
Joined InfoHub: Jun 2007

M16652 is one of the top leading online travel agencies in China for its quality, reliability, and personalized travel service. For over 26 years in business we have won local government and National Tourism Board awards for our excellence. Offering superior quality tour packages ranging from tourist class to luxury...

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