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. Arrange to visit Mingsha Shan (Echo Sand Mountain) Park, Dunhuang, China and other attractions in Dunhuang using our Dunhuang vacation planner.
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  • I was there in mid Oct 2016 and stayed in the Yueya Village (they called it the Sleepless Town) which was built last year and very near to Mingsha Shan. 10 minutes stroll and along the way, you will c...  more »
  • Migsha Shan, located approximately 3 km out of Dunhuang, is the name for the whole of the Sand Dune Park Complex. Entrance is via a large gate (after acquiring a ticket). The main attractions in the p...  more »
  • many camels and Chinese tourists at the foot of the dunes, but the place is fabulous, the sand so thin that we want to bring back, the toboggan slide is picturesque. Beware the rise on the dunes is rough but unforgettable
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