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6 Days Beijing to Dunhuang Silk Road Tour by Flight

Highlights: Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Summer Palace, Mogao Caves, Mingshashan, Crescent Lake, Yandan National Geopark

Where to find the essence of the Silk Road? – Dunhuang in the remote desert of northwestern China. Today you can still trace the glorious memory of the Silk Road in the hidden grottoes of Mogao Caves and the ancient ruins of the fort passes and great wall in Dunhuang. Since Dunhuang has not many international flights, you can get to Beijing first, then take a flight to Dunhuang to continue your Silk road exploration.

from $1109
Glamorous Mingshashan (Echoing Sand Mountains)
8 Days Beijing Xian Dunhuang Epic Silk Road Culture Tour

Highlights: Forbidden City, Mutianyu Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Terracotta Warriors, Ancient City Wall, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda Mogao Caves, Mingshashan, Yandan National Geopark

Xian and Dunhuang are two places that you must visit for priority if you want to trace back on the glorious Silk Road. That’s why we created this tour for you in which you can visit the symbolic Silk Road sites, such as Mogao Caves, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Jade Gate Pass, etc. You will travel from Beijing to Xian and Dunhuang to enjoy the convenient and fast transfers of bullet train and flight.

from $1314

Everything You Need to Know Before Beijing Dunhuang Tour

The following articles give you useful suggestions and tips about how to plan a Beijing Dunhuang trip, how to decide your travel length, the best way to transfer and top things to see and do in both Beijing and Dunhuang.

Travelling Beijing and Dunhuang with Other Popular China Destinations

Beijing and Dunhuang are just two of the most beautiful destinations to go in China. If time allows, you are suggested to plan more days to create a longer China vacation which also covers more destinations into your trip, such as Xian, Xinjiang, Zhangye, Shanghai, Tibet, Guilin, Yangtze River Cruise etc. Below are some recommended China tours including Beijing, Dunhuang, Xian, etc. China Discovery is specialized in tailor-made China tour packages. We can also customize China tours for you.

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8 Days Gansu Highlights Tour

Lanzhou / Xiahe / Jiayuguan / Dunhuang

Traveling in Gansu is quite different from traveling other places like Beijing, Guilin, Xian, Chengdu, etc. Our Gansu highlights tour takes you to explore the diversity of this northwestern province. You will get lost in the wild, vast and grand landscape, at the same time discover many historical experiences, such as the Great Wall, ancient Silk Road, ancient military passes... Starting from Lanzhou, via Xiahe, Zhangye and Jiayuguan to Dunhuang, it is an in-depth tour to discover the best highlights of Gansu.

from $1284
A Bullet Train Running on the High Speed Rail in Xinjiang
15 Days Classic Ancient China Silk Road Tour with Bullet Train Experience

Kashgar / Tupran / Dunhuang / Jiayuguan / Zhangye / Xian / Beijing

Explore the Silk Road on the gigantic regions of northwester China, an almost dizzying agglomeration of deserts, grasslands, raging rivers and colossal mountains, connecting Xian, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, Turpan, Urumqi, Kashgar, etc. Unlike the ancient travelers who walked and rode camels to traversing the Silk Road, you from the modern civilization will explore the legendary route in a stylish and relaxing way - mainly taking high speed bullet trains, and also using flights and vehicle, to make your trip more enjoyable.

from $2805
Crescent Lake has been a famous attraction for more than 1200 years
9 Days Silk Road Tour with Best of China Golden Triangle Cities

Beijing / Xian / Dunhuang / Shanghai

Our 9 Days Silk Road Tour with Best of China Golden Triangle Cities gives you a great chance to a memorable adventure to trace back on the history and appreciate the surviving art treasures on the ancient Silk Road, also a unique experience of exploring both modern and ancient faces of China. There are up to 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and many national parks to visit in this tour.

from $1829
Tashkurgan Fort (Stone City Ruin) in the morning of September
8 Days Classic Xinjiang Tour including Urumqi Turpan Kashgar Tashkurgan

Urumqi - Turpan - Kashgar - Tashkurgan

This is the most classic tour as well as the most enjoyable Xinjiang holiday. It suits all kinds of travelers very well, no matter you want a Silk Road journey, photography trip, or family holiday, senior tour, etc. You will visit the Golden Triangle first - Urumqi, Kashgar and Turpan which represent the very highlights of ancient Silk Road, classic cultural and historical essence of Xinjiang and Xinjiang’s most reachable stunning nature. They are the three most classic destinations that any Xinjiang trips cannot miss out. As tourist centers, Urumqi, Kashgar and Turpan also provides you top standard of tour services, including tour guide, transfer, hotels, food, etc.

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Mogao Caves
12 Days Silk Road Tour from Beijing

Beijing / Xian / Dunhuang / Turpan / Urumqi

This 12-day Silk Road tour is designed to show you all the highlights of China Silk Road. Your trip begins in Beijing – the ancient and present capital of China, and extends to Kashgar – the westernmost city of China via Xian – the most eye-catching old capital, Dunhuang – the essence of the whole Silk Road and Turpan – an oasis in the desert. There are a myriad of incredible opportunities to get yourself awe-inspired by visiting the different kinds of attractions, such as old palaces, fabulous manmade wonders, historic temples, Buddhist carvings, traditional living blocks, busy bazaars, barren deserts, informative museums, etc.

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Start planning your tailor-made holiday to China by contacting one of our specialists. Once inquired, you’ll get a response within 0.5~23.5 hours.

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