Dunhuang is the hub town on the ancient Silk Road. This day trip around Dunhuang will let you to visit Jade Gate Pass, Ghost City and Great Wall Ruin.
What to Expect
At 8 am, your guide will meet you in the hotel lobby. Then you will take 1.5-hour ride to Jade Gate Pass, Yumenguan in Chinese. Yang Pass and Jade Gate Pass were 2 important passes near Dunhuang in the past. You still can view the ruin of the big pass that is situated near a pool in the middle of Gobi Desert.
Afterwards you will head to Great Wall Ruin that was built in Han Dynasty about 2000 years ago. It is very impressive to see the wonder extending from inland China to here then to Lop Nur. Then you will continue driving 1.5 hours to Ghost City that is Yardan land form national park close to Lop Nur, and it is the key route of the ancient Silk Road from Dunhuang to Lop Nur. There are many different clay formation that was created by the wind. You will hear the horrified sounds from the clay in the windy day, sounds lile ghosts yelling, hence it was named Ghost City here. Lunch is included at a local restaurant. Afterwards you will be transferred back you hotel where the busy day concludes.
- Local guide
- Entrance fees
- Private vehicle