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Private Jiayuguan Day Tour to Jiayuguan Fort, Overhanging Great Wall and More

Private Jiayuguan Day Tour to Jiayuguan Fort, Overhanging Great Wall and More - Jiayuguan, China

Duration: 1 day
Location: Jiayuguan, China

From USD
$69.00

Jiayuguan is one of the most important towns in Hexi Corridor along the Silk Road. This day tour around Jiayuguan on the Silk Road takes you to explore Jiayuguan Fort, Overhanging Great Wall, First Beacon Tower of Great Wall, and Wei and Jin Ancient Tombs.

At 9:00am, your guide will meet you at the lobby of your Jiayuguan hotel for a wonderful day trip around Jiayuguan. The first stop of today is Jiayuguan Fort, which is the very end of western end of the Great Wall in Ming Dynasty ... More info ›

Jiayuguan is one of the most important towns in Hexi Corridor along the Silk Road. This day tour around Jiayuguan on the Silk Road takes you to explore Jiayuguan Fort, Overhanging Great Wall, First Beacon Tower of Great Wall, and Wei and Jin Ancient Tombs.

At 9:00am, your guide will meet you at the lobby of your Jiayuguan hotel for a wonderful day trip around Jiayuguan. The first stop of today is Jiayuguan Fort, which is the very end of western end of the Great Wall in Ming Dynasty. Construction of Jiayuguan Fort began in 1372 during Ming Dynasty to fence off against Mongolians. Today, you could still see the well-preserved walls and buildings. Also known as "The First Pass Under Heaven," the fort was inducted to the list of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1987.

Next, you will be transferred and climb up the Overhanging Great Wall, which was reconstructed in 1980s according to the original footprint to enjoy the wonderful view. An included lunch will be served right after your visit to the overhanging great wall. Afterwards, you will head to First Beacon Tower of Great Wall that is situated beside Talai River with stunning valley views.

Later, continue sightseeing and head to Wei and Jin Ancient Tombs where you will see one of the tombs that has colorful brick carving depicting the daily life of 1,500 years ago. After you have explored the tombs, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Jiayuguang where this private day trip concluded.

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Day Trip to Yulin Caves and Western Thousand Buddha Caves From Dunhuang

Day Trip to Yulin Caves and Western Thousand Buddha Caves From Dunhuang - Jiayuguan, China

Duration: 9 hours
Location: Jiayuguan, China

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.

At 8am, your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby centrally located in Dunhuang with a Viator signage writing your name on ... More info ›

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.

At 8am, your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby centrally located in Dunhuang with a Viator signage writing your name on. Then you will go to Western Thousand Buddha Caves firstly, which is 35 km away from the downtown. Most of the caves were built in Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534 A.D) and Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D), and damaged badly due to its location close to the Dang River. However, there are fewer tourists than Mogao Caves, you can visit some caves with well-preserved frescoes and statues comparatively.  

Afterwards you will drive about 2 hours to Yulin Caves that is about 710 km from Dunhuang. The Yulin Caves were built on bank cliffs at two sides of the Yulin River valley. There are now 42 major caves in existence together with hundreds of others scattered around, 31 on the east bank and 11 on the west bank. The first group of caves was built in the Northern Wei dynasty and in the following dynasties more caves were cut or restored. The forms of caves and contents of paintings show close connection with those in the Mogao Grottoes so they are important constitute parts of Dunhuang art complex, and have great historical and art value. The grottoes preserve nearly one thousand statues and more than one thousand-square-meters frescoes. You will follow the cave guide to visit some caves to learn the history. 

Lunch is included today. Later you will be transferred back to your hotel in Dunhuang where the historical day trip concludes.

Note: The entrance fees for both caves are only for regular caves, and you can pay locally if you would like to visit special caves. 
 

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Private Day Tour: Jiayuguan Pass, Overhanging Great Wall, Wei and Jin Tomb

Private Day Tour: Jiayuguan Pass, Overhanging Great Wall, Wei and Jin Tomb - Jiayuguan, China

Duration: 7 hours
Location: Jiayuguan, China

From USD
$66.00

In history, Jiayuguan city found its position on the ancient Silk Road. It is also the starting point in the west of Great Wall of Ming Dynasty ... More info ›

In history, Jiayuguan city found its position on the ancient Silk Road. It is also the starting point in the west of Great Wall of Ming Dynasty. The historical background provides Jiayuguan city rich tourism resources like Jiayuguan Pass, Wei-Jin Tomb, Overhanging Great Wall.
This private tour will show visit the highlight of Jiayuguan city.

0900: Our professional tour guide will meet you in the lobby of your Jiayuguan hotel, by car / van to the Jiayuguan Pass,Start your exploration with an education visit to the Great Wall Meusum to learn some interesting facts about both the Jiayuguan Pass and Great Wall, including history, old photos, relics, etc. Then enter the gate to explore the Jiayuguan Pass It is a complex of towers, city walls and other military buildings covering more than 25,000 square meters. The city wall is nearly 11 meters high, and comprises an outer and inner wall. There are two large gates standing at the east and the west of the inner wall. Walkways lead to the top of the wall, allowing horses to climb up the wall.

We will show you to a local restaurant, let’s taste the local food.

By car / bus to the Wei & Jin Underground Tomb,  the painting bricks inlaid on the four walls have beautiful colors and various contents which cover the polities, economy, military and culture, it’s called “Underground Art Gallery ”

That’s all for today, wish you have a nice trip with us.

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Private 3-Day Silk Road Tour Including Dunhuang and Jiayuguan

Private 3-Day Silk Road Tour Including Dunhuang and Jiayuguan - Jiayuguan, China

Duration: 3 days
Location: Jiayuguan, China

From USD
$580.00

Experiencing the amazing cities of Dunhuang and Jiayuguan from the ancient Silk Road, you will visit Mogao Grottoes, Ming Great Wall , Great museum and Weijin Mural Tomb in the 3-day tour.

Day 01 - Dunhuang (L)
Start on 9:00am in the morning from Dunhuang 's hotel lobby,  then we will visit the world famous and impressive  treasure house of Buddhism—Mogao Grottoes, Constructed over a millennium, from the 4th to the 14th centuries, the caves hold the world's richest treasure house of Buddhist building, murals and sculptures; drive to the natural miracle in the desert – Sand Dunes and Crescent Moon Lake, where you can enjoy the camel riding like the traders on the ancient Silk Road. The lake and the Sounding Sand Dune which can make sounds when the wind passes are located in the place where the sand and the oasis meet.
Accommodation: Dunhuang





Day 02 - Dunhuang- Jiayuguan (L)
Drive to Jiayuguan in the morning visit Jiayuguan Pass first , which is the best-preserved and most completed ancient military pass along the Ming Great Wall in China as well as the western starting point of Ming Great Wall ... More info ›

Experiencing the amazing cities of Dunhuang and Jiayuguan from the ancient Silk Road, you will visit Mogao Grottoes, Ming Great Wall , Great museum and Weijin Mural Tomb in the 3-day tour.

Day 01 - Dunhuang (L)
Start on 9:00am in the morning from Dunhuang 's hotel lobby,  then we will visit the world famous and impressive  treasure house of Buddhism—Mogao Grottoes, Constructed over a millennium, from the 4th to the 14th centuries, the caves hold the world's richest treasure house of Buddhist building, murals and sculptures; drive to the natural miracle in the desert – Sand Dunes and Crescent Moon Lake, where you can enjoy the camel riding like the traders on the ancient Silk Road. The lake and the Sounding Sand Dune which can make sounds when the wind passes are located in the place where the sand and the oasis meet.
Accommodation: Dunhuang





Day 02 - Dunhuang- Jiayuguan (L)
Drive to Jiayuguan in the morning visit Jiayuguan Pass first , which is the best-preserved and most completed ancient military pass along the Ming Great Wall in China as well as the western starting point of Ming Great Wall. Frist built in 1372. it was built much earlier before the eastern pass, Shanhaiguan Pass was built. Jiayuguan consisted of three defense lines: an inner city, an outer city, and a moat.then visit Greatwall Museum.
Accommodation: Jiayuguan






Day 03 - Jiayuguan (L)
Take a Morning visit to Weijin Mural Tomb(220-419AD), which is honored as the largest underground art gallery in the world, then our driver and guide will transfer you to Jiyuguan airport after lunch.

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