Mingsha Shan (Echo Sand Mountain) Park, Dunhuang, China, Dunhuang

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Trek through a vast sandy desert of Mingsha Shan (Echo Sand Mountain) Park, Dunhuang, China. Close to a main city and not prone to harsh weather, the environment offers a perfect opportunity for tourists to experience an arid landscape. Choose from various trails, traversable by foot or camel. As you explore, listen for the roar of the desert--a gentle wind bouncing off the sand often produces a harmonic tone, while walking down the dunes can result in a sound resembling loud thunder. Put Mingsha Shan (Echo Sand Mountain) Park, Dunhuang, China at the forefront of your travel plans using our Dunhuang trip itinerary planner .
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  • The off-season 61 tickets, usable three days, three days unlimited use. Live nearby so you can watch the sunrise and sunset, ride the camel, climb the Mingsha. Don't worry about having no bathroom in the desert, not only is there but also more than one is clean. Climb to the top of the mountain to see the sunrise and sunset and Crescent Bend, can only climb can not other. There is a reed in the desert, so beautiful.
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  •  Evening at 6 o'clock arrived by bus (unaccompanied tours). Still, did the same during the day and 30 ° C or more. Before ride a camel keep sand foot up to my knees and into cloth bags.  So this is not just filled with desert sands. You could also get used to camels got power up and down every first and taking pictures with one hand.  Please be careful sometimes it'll take just a camel pulling people hefty 1 per the money later taken. About 50 minutes I've really enjoying the desert along the Silk Road. When 8 o'clock at night after barely dusk and wind blowing, nicely now.
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  • More tourist attraction, is a theme park in the desert. There are many people riding a camel walks, and descends from the sand slip playing. In the "Lonely Planet" stay 2-felt it was three hours, but this is where maybe more time for the play. From the city centre can be reached in about 10 minutes by taxi. I went by myself, going alone is not recommended (lol)
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