Day 1 Lanzhou
Flight on your own arrangement. Once arrive in Lanzhou,be met and transferred to your hotel. Feel free at leisure for the rest of the day.
Day 2 Lanzhou
Morning we are going to visit Bingling Temple.Founded in West Qin, which has more than more than 1600 years history. Bingling temple mainly has stone statues, embossed pagodas and Tantric mural art to visit.Then take a walk around the downtown city. Such as ZhongShan Bridge, Yellow River mother Statue etc.
Bingling Temple Yellow River Mother Statue
Day 3 LanzhouDunhuang
Take the morning flight to Dunhuang,then visit the Echoing Sand Mountaion&Crescent Lake(4hrs visiting at least).You can experience Camel riding as the Silk Road Caravan in the next 2hrs in the vast desert. Then enjoy the pleasant walking around the Crescent Lake,which has been in existence for hundreds of years without ever being buried by the sand; it is really a geological wonder.
After dinner we would stroll around the Shazhou Night Market, the most bustling place of Dunhuang at night.
Echoing Sand Mountain&Crescent Lake Shazhou Night Market
Day 4 Dunhuang
After breakfast, we will visit the UNESCO Mogao Grottoes(4hrs visiting at least),which is famous for its exquisite murals and various sculptures inside the caves, which was built in different dynasties, spanning 1,000 years of Buddhist art. We will enjoy the digital movies for 40mins first. It will take 20mins to the grottoes by shuttle bus. The professional guide will give you the detailed and interesting introduction on the history, painting style,Buddhism culture with the visiting to 8-10grottoes.
Lunch will be arranged in the local restaurant.Then visit the Dunhuang Museum(2hrs visiting), which is responsible for the collection, publicity, management, investigation and maintenance of cultural relics throughout the city, is a comprehensive museum that integrates cultural relics, research collections and exhibitions, and has standard heritage depots and cultural relics showrooms.
Mogao Grottoes Dunhuang Museum
Day 5 Dunhuang
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport. Wish you a pleasant journey.
Private transportation with good AC
Excellent English speaking guide service.
4star hotel with breakfast
Entrance fee listed in the itinerary
Airfare from Laznhou to Dunhuang
2 bottles of water each person on daily use.
Personal expenses and tips to the guide and driver
Full board meals
Some activities such as boating, camel riding, culture show etc.
Transportation arrive in Lanzhou and leave from Dunhuang.