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Private Dunhuang Day Tour to Yardan Park, Yumenguan & Yangguan Pass

Dunhuang, CN

Private Dunhuang Day Tour to Yardan Park, Yumenguan & Yangguan Pass

Dunhuang, CN
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Experience the best of Dunhuang on this private day tour and embark on an unforgettable journey. Begin by exploring the mesmerizing Yadan landscape, a western oasis known for its natural beauty and unique scenery. Follow in the footsteps of ancient Silk Road travelers as you visit the historic Yumen Pass, a significant defensive fortification that protected Dunhuang from Western invasion. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the ancient Silk Road while admiring the beauty of the surrounding landscapes. Enjoy the convenience of private transportation with a professional driver and stay hydrated with complimentary bottled water. With 7/24 English service available online and additional hotel check-in service, this tour ensures a seamless and enjoyable experience in Dunhuang. Transport yourself back in time and create memories that will last a lifetime on this private day tour.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 8 hours
  • Suitable for 1-4 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Explore mysterious Yadan landscape
  • Follow footsteps of ancient Silk Road
  • Admire the beauty of Yumen Pass
  • Experience unique scenes of Yadan National Geological Park
  • Appreciate the vicissitudes of Yangguan Pass
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water and paper napkins
  • English Speaking Guide Service
  • Entrance Fee Listed in the itinerary
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Personal expense and Tips for the driver

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More about this experience


Discover the enchanting beauty of Dunhuang with a thrilling private day tour to Yardan Park, Yumenguan, and Yangguan Pass. This meticulously crafted experience takes you on an unforgettable journey through the westernmost part of the Hexi Corridor, where you'll marvel at the mystical Yadan landscape and trace the footsteps of the ancient Silk Road. With a professional driver at your service, you can immerse yourself in the rich history, culture, and natural wonders of this awe-inspiring region.

What to expect?

During this immersive tour, expect to be captivated by the mesmerizing Yadan National Geological Park, renowned for its vast expanse of unique and beautiful Gobi desert scenes and landscapes. Explore the historic Yumen Pass, where you can delve into the fascinating history and culture of the ancient Silk Road while admiring the poetry of Tang Dynasty. Finally, venture to the Yangguan Pass, where you'll be awestruck by the vicissitudes of the Great Wall and treated to breathtaking views of oasis, desert, and snow-capped peaks.

Who is this for?

This private day tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and nature lovers alike. Whether you're a solo traveler, a couple, or a small group, this experience allows you to explore Dunhuang's hidden gems at your own pace. Embrace the spirit of the Silk Road and satisfy your wanderlust as you uncover the secrets of this historic and picturesque region.

Why book this?

Embark on this extraordinary journey to Dunhuang for an unparalleled blend of history, natural beauty, and cultural significance. With the convenience of private transportation, you can relax and immerse yourself fully in the experience. The professional and friendly Chinese-speaking driver ensures smooth communication and provides valuable insights into the attractions along the way. Enjoy the comfort of air-conditioned transport, complimentary bottled water, and the convenience of 24/7 English online service. Furthermore, this tour offers the additional service of check-in assistance at your hotel, ensuring a hassle-free experience from start to finish.

Good to know

To make the most of your journey, remember to bring sunscreen, a hat, and comfortable shoes suitable for walking and exploring the diverse landscapes. This tour has a duration of approximately 480 minutes, allowing ample time to immerse yourself in the wonders of each destination. Be prepared to be amazed by the unique geological formations, historical sites, and stunning vistas that await you.


Travelers who have embarked on this tour have raved about the knowledgeable and courteous driver who enhanced their experience with insightful commentary and recommendations. They were particularly impressed with the convenience of private transportation, ensuring a seamless and comfortable journey. Visitors praised the stunning landscapes of the Yadan National Geological Park and the historical significance of Yumen Pass and Yangguan Pass, which offered a captivating glimpse into the ancient Silk Road. Overall, travelers expressed their satisfaction and admiration for the incredible beauty and cultural richness of Dunhuang as they embarked on this unforgettable adventure.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Yumen Pass

The driver will meet you at the hotel lobby with a welcome board, then you will set off by private vehicle to Yumen Pass. Yumen Pass got the name because the famous Khotan jade entered the Dunhuang from here. Yumenguan pass and Yangguan pass were the two critical defensive passes protecting Dunhuang from invasion from the West about thousands of year ago. From here you can not only learn more history and culture about the ancient Silk Road but also learn many famous poems of Tang Dynasty.

Admission Included

Yadan National Geological Park

Next you will travel to Yadan National Geological Park, the largest one of Yadan Landform found so far. The park stretches twenty-five kilometers from north to south and about two kilometers from east to west. It features the unique and beautiful scenes and landscapes of the Gobi desert.

Admission Included

Yangguan Historic Sites

Continue with the driving of an hour to entrance of Yangguan Pass. Here you can appreciate the beauty of vicissitudes of the Great Wall, enjoy the natural view combined by oasis, desert and snow peaks, and taste the juicy fruits.

Admission Included

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