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Private Silk Road Half Day Tour of Jade Gate Pass & Great Wall of Han Dynasty provided by Silk Road Angel Tours

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Private Silk Road Half Day Tour of Jade Gate Pass & Great Wall of Han Dynasty

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Overview
This private half day tour will take you to Jade Gate Pass (Yumengguan) by comfortably air-conditioned vehicle from your Dunhuang hotel. You will see this important pass of ancient Silk Road and visit the Museum of Jade Gate Pass. The Great Wall of Han dynasty is very different with Badaling Great Wall in Beijing..
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    Yumen
    Stop: 2 hours
    Your private English-speaking guide will meet you in the lobby of your Dunhuang hotel to embark on a half day of adventure. You will be transferred by comfortably air-conditioned private vehicle to Jade Gate Pass that is located about 90 kilometers away from downtown Dunhuang.  The Jade Gate Pass and the site of Han Dynasty Great Wall (256 B.C. - 195 B.C.) which takes approximately 1 hour. In Chinese history, Han Dynasty built many walls to strengthen the safety of their frontier as well as exploring ways to do business with the western region. Instead of piling up layers upon layers of stones or bricks like other dynasties did, the Great Wall of Han Dynasty was built with sand and weeds that were abundant locally. These two materials were mixed together by being layered on top of each other. On average, every layer measures from 4.7 to 5.9 inches (12 to 15 centimeters). Current remains of the wall is ranging from 1.6 feet tall to over 6.6 feet in height. At the end, you will be transferred back to your Dunhuang hotel  where this tour ends around 13:00pm or 18:30pm
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Duration
4–5 hours
Inclusions
  • Private tour
  • English-speaking guide
  • Professional driver
  • Hotel pickup & drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–5 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, French, Japanese
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