Maijishan Grottoes

Discovery of the Buddhist Caves in Gansu

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Tour Code: ODY-CN-280
Destination: Tianshui, Lanzhou, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang
  • Duration8 Days
  • Tour TypePrivate & Bespoke
  • Tour Style Cultural

About This Trip

Curious about how China's ancient Buddhist grottoes were formed? Starting in Xian, this 8-day itinerary will take you to some of China's most famous ancient Buddhist grottoes, caves, and temples, all of which are located in Gansu province. From the world-famous Mogao Caves to the lesser-known but equally magnificent Maijishan Grottoes, Bingling Temple, Matisi Grottoes, and Yulin Caves, this cultural journey provides a good opportunity to learn about China's Buddhist history and culture.

Itinerary Summary

  • DAY
  • 1
    Xi'an - Tianshui
    Fuxi Temple
  • 2
    Tianshui - Lanzhou
    Maijishan Grottoes
  • 3
    Lanzhou - Zhangye
    Bingling Temple
  • 4
    Matisi Grottoes, the Giant Buddhist Temple, Danxia Geopark
  • 5
    Zhangye - Jiayuguan
    Jiayu Pass, the Overhanging Great Wall
  • 6
    Jiayuguan - Dunhuang
    Yulin Caves
  • 7
    Mogao Caves, Mingsha Mountain, Crescent Spring
  • 8
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