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Dunhuang Yadan National Geology Park

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Introduction to Yadan National Geology Park (敦煌雅丹地貌)

Dunhuang Yadan National Geology Park is a physiognomy landscape formed by aeolian erosion with an area of 346.34 square kilometers, 180 kilometers far form the center of Dunhuang City. It is composed of various sculptures, one may find numerous well known wind-erosion landforms here, for example,stone camels, stone birds, stone people, stone buddha and stone horses like an medieval city.

Dunhuang ghost town belongs to the lop nur, it is desert plains with ample lights and little rainfall while the wind is strong with the maximum wind power stronger than 12 level. Because of the eeriness sound of the wind blowing at night, the locals refer to it as Ghost Town. Yadan National Geology Park is famous for its unique desert landscape, various shapes geological wonders, immemorial folklores, which attacted countless adventurers come to reveal the veil of Ghost town, to explore the mystery of natural.

While traveling on this line, tourists should prepare enough food and water and bring along a hat and sunglasses. Cameras should also be protected from the strong sandstorms.

   
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Location

185 kilometers from Dunhuang.

   
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Travel Information

Admission: 50 Yuan

   
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Transportation 

1. The most convenient way to reach Yadan National Geology Park is to hire a private car.

   
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Travel Tips 

1. Try to avoid visiting during summer holidays and Golden Week as there will be high numbers of visitors.

   
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Tour including Visiting Yadan National Geology Park

11-Day Xian Lanzhou Xiahe Wuwei Zhangye Jiayuguan Dunhuang


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