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Dunhuang Private Day Tour
"At 8:30am your guide will pick you up from the lobby of your Dunhuang hotel and transfer you to Visitors' Center of Mogao Grottoes an UNESCO listed World Heritage Site where you will watch two documentaries about the caves and Silk Road. Then a professional cave guide will lead you to explore about 7 to 9 caves closely. You will be astonished by well-preserved fresco and statues in the caves from the 4th century. The caves were built by monks with donated funds and elaborately painted local ruling elites foreign dignitaries
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Dunhuang Private Day Tour
"At 8:30am your guide will pick you up from the lobby of your Dunhuang hotel and transfer you to Visitors' Center of Mogao Grottoes an UNESCO listed World Heritage Site where you will watch two documentaries about the caves and Silk Road. Then a professional cave guide will lead you to explore about 7 to 9 caves closely. You will be astonished by well-preserved fresco and statues in the caves from the 4th century. The caves were built by monks with donated funds and elaborately painted local ruling elites foreign dignitaries
From $119.00
 
Dunhuang Private Day Tour
"At 8:30am your guide will pick you up from the lobby of your Dunhuang hotel and transfer you to Visitors' Center of Mogao Grottoes an UNESCO listed World Heritage Site where you will watch two documentaries about the caves and Silk Road. Then a professional cave guide will lead you to explore about 7 to 9 caves closely. You will be astonished by well-preserved fresco and statues in the caves from the 4th century. The caves were built by monks with donated funds and elaborately painted local ruling elites foreign dignitaries
From $119.00

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Yellow River

Yellow River or Huanghe in Chinese is a famous river and the second longest in China next to the Yangtze River. It is famous for its yellow colour, frequent floods and changing courses throughout...
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Gobi Desert

The Gobi Desert is made up mainly of rocks and stones and is one of the largest deserts in Asia. The rocks and stones are of quite shapes and sizes due to wind erosion, as the wind is very strong in...
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Xuanbi Great Wall

The Xuanbi Great Wall is a very anicent portion of the famous China Great Wall and is located in the rugged and try terrain of Gansu. It is worth a visit and you can walk all the way up to the top...
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Western beginning of China's Great Wall

The Western beginning ot China's Great Wall is located at Gansu province at the beautiful canyon shown in this photograph. From here, the Great Wall will stretch thousands of miles all the way to the...
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Gansu’s Mogao Grottoes

Gansu’s Mogao Grottoes are now famous across the world because of their fabulous frescos and statues of Buddha and gods and goddesses as well as other important paintings. They were located on the...
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Sertri Gompa and Kirti Gompa monasteries

Both these large monasteries are of the Gelukpa sect of Buddhism of which the Gandam Tripa is the head priest. It was the 53rd Gandam Tripa who founded the Srtri Gompa (seat of gold) in 1748. During...
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Water Prayer Wheels

Just outside of Sertri Gompa monastery are the water prayer wheels. They are situated on top of a small stream and the force of the water makes the wheels turn sending prayers to the Gods. This is a...
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Meditation Cave

If you take a walk through Sertri Gompa monastery and keep going towards the mountains you will find the mediation cave. This has been used by monks for centuries and is primarily used as a test for a...
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Entrance to Tibet

Tibet used to be much larger than the TAR (Tibetan Autonomous Region) is today. The areas of Kham and Amdo belonged to it too.When you enter the Amdo area in the Gansu province on your way from...
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The first stupa in Tibet

The first stupa in Tibet is right next to the entrance gate. It is nothing special but it is the first stupa. It is called the stupa of Zhaxi Sinun. There is a caretaker on the grounds, opening the...
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Visit a nomad family

During the summer the graslands are filled with yak and nomadtents. Almost every grouptour visits a nomadfamily. Our group brought some presents (bread and fruit) and a small amount of money. The...
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Try the tasty Hami melons

Gansu is famous for its tasty Hami melons all the way till September. You must try this sweet and juicy melon which are very cheap. There are roadside stalls selling it.
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Lanzhou

Lanzhou is the capital city of the province and is one of the largest industrial city in western China. This city is located along the famous Yellow River.
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Jiayuguan Great Wall Pass

This great wall pass is the most Western pass of the famous great wall of China and is definitely not to be missed.
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