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2 Days Dunhuang Desert Camping Tour

2 Days Dunhuang Desert Camping Tour

This tour can give you more special experience outside the popular tourist attractions. You will have a wonderful camel trip and pleasant camping night. You can see the wonderful sun set and sun rise. Don't forget to try the delicious desert barbecue!
  • Tour Type: Camping tour
  • Tour Price: From 185 Note!
  • Destinations: Dunhuang
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Day 1

  • Dunhuang Arrival  
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping in desert

Arrive at Dunhuang ,  Dunhuang is located on the western end of Hexi Corridor, at the juncture of Gansu, Qinghai and Xinjiang in the Northwest of China. Known as Shazhou (sand bank) in ancient times, Dunhuang served as a rest stop for traders and due to its unique geographical location, it was the gateway through which Buddhism, Islam and Christianity entered China. QrSSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

QrSSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Be met at the train station / airport and transferred to the Mogao Caves which is the bigggest Buddhist art gallery in the world with more than 492 caves of over 1000 years old are well preserved.QrSSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

QrSSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

After lunch take a visit to the famous Singing Sand Dunes and Cresent Lake. The Singing Sand Dune is known as one of the Eight Great Landscapes of Dunhuang and one of the Four Great Singing Sands of China. The Crescent Lake is in a natural shape of half-moon and totally enclosed by the sand dunes around, but never been buried by sand for thousands of years. For most people, it's a great fun to have camel riding and sand sliding on the dunes.QrSSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

QrSSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

In the evening our driver will send you to the village at the foot of sand dunes where camels are ready and camping equipments well packed. Our camel man and guide will escort you to the camping site where you can have picnic or ask camel man to cook barbecue for dinner. In the evening Climbing up the sand dunes and enjoy the beautiful sun set.QrSSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Day 2

  • Dunhuang Departure  
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: No

After the wonderful sun rise on the sand dunes and a simple breakfast, you will ride camel back to the village. Our driver is waiting and you will be transferred to the airport / train station.QrSSilk Road Adventure & Private Tours - Silk Road China Tours

Price Includes

  • Private car with air-conditioning and driver
  • Land transfers between airport / train station / hotels and scenic sites
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • Camping equipment
  • Lunch and dinner as listed in the itinerary
  • Entrance fee as listed in the itinerary
  • 24 H / 7D English speaking telephone service
  • China Life Tourist Accident / Casualty Insurance
  • Government taxes

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, phone bills and optional activities …
  • Gratitude for guides and drivers as international practice
  • China Entry Visa
  • Travel insurance (full coverage travel insurance from you country of origin)

Hotels

For all standard tours, The Silk Road China Tours will choose the best 4 stars hotel in different destinations. The hotel was evaluated comprehensively by its room size, cleanness, location, service and breakfast. It can well satisfy most western travelers and brings you relaxation, comfort and convenience.


If you want to upgrade the hotel to Deluxe standard or you have some special requirements, please inform us in the booking form or email us.


At some remote regions or ethnic area, there are no 4 stars or 5 stars hotels available. So we will arrange the best local hotel and notify the situation in advance.

Meals

Normally The Silk Road China Tours provides two meals each day: Breakfast and Lunch. You will have the freedom to make your own dinner choice.


Breakfast


It is normally served at the hotel where you stay. Depending on the hotel, the breakfast would be in western style, Chinese style, or a combination.


Lunch


When plan your lunches, we consider the balance of food quality, dining environment and tour convenience. We will provide lunch in a local restaurant whenever possible. The meal will give you an opportunity to eat at local restaurant, follow local customs, and taste local dishes. However in some remote regions where it’s simply hard to find a non-tourist restaurant, the meal could be arranged at a local tourist restaurant or a local family


Your own dinner choice


Dinners will not be included in your meal plan unless you have that requirement. Enjoying the local food could be one of your best experiences in China. This is why we provide you this flexibility of food choice. Your private guide will always give you good suggestions based on your preferences.

If you have certain food allergies or special requirements such as vegetarian food, let us know. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Private Guide & Transfer

You will have a private tour guide, private driver, and an air-conditioned vehicle escorting you at every destination you travel. This will provide you with maximized personal care, security, and flexibility.

All of our tour guides are qualified professionals and registered English Speaking Tourist Guides in China who are reassessed annually. All of our tour vehicles are clean and in excellent condition, manned with licensed safe drivers.


Private Tour Guide


You will always be greeted punctually on arrival at each destination airport. At every departure, your guide will stay at your side until you have checked in and passed through the security checkpoint.
All of our travel guides in every destination are locals, who know the area well, they are very good at guiding you around and telling background stories of the tour sites, as well as showing you the secret spots for taking your best photos.
When changing your itinerary is needed due to unexpected reasons, your private tour guides will be more than accommodating in suggesting alternatives to ensure that you have a wonderful experience.


Private Transportation


When plan your lunches, we consider the balance of food quality, dining environment and tour convenience. We will provide lunch in a local restaurant whenever possible. The meal will give you an opportunity to eat at local restaurant, follow local customs, and taste local dishes. However in some remote regions where it’s simply hard to find a non-tourist restaurant, the meal could be arranged at a local tourist restaurant or a local family


Your own dinner choice


With our comfortable and safe private transportation, your tour will be more relaxing and less tiresome, keeping you in the best spirits to make the most of your experience in China.

In every destination visited, your vehicle is air conditioned, clean, and expertly maintained. Your private driver is licensed, insured, and very experienced.

To maximize your comfort, we use vehicles with extra space for you and your luggage. Depending on how many are traveling together, we generally use sedans or mini vans (7 seats) for 4 people or less, large vans or small coaches (12-22 seats) for 5-12 people, medium coaches (33 – 37 seats) for 13 – 25 people, and large coaches (45 seats over) for more than 25 people.

Tipping Guidelines

It is customary to tip service providers in the travel industry in Asia, depending on the service. Tipping is expected — though not compulsory — and shows an expression of satisfaction with the people who have assisted you on your tour. Recommendations for tipping drivers (5 USD per person per day as a guideline) and local guides (8 USD per person per day as a guideline) would depend on the quality and length of the service.

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