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Yadan National Geological Park

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180 Km Northwest of Dunhuang, Dunhuang 736200, China
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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

It is really worth the trip from Dunhuang but stop of at the Han Great Wall and the pass on the way. You have to take the tourist transport at the park but can change to a private jeep at stop 3 after 30 minutes...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank nesamoolian
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Not as spectacular as expected. Visited on 13th June and it was raining so the driver couldn't drive into the area for photographing. Beware those who did got stuck in the wet soil. Pray for a sunny day when visiting.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Soosee Q
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Yadan NGP is 180 Km Northwest of Dunhuang, Дуньхуан 736200, Китай. The visit hear is unforgettable. Recommended!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Konstantin-German
Reviewed 6 October 2017

If you have a few days in DunHuang, and after visiting the MingSha Mountain and the Crescent Moon lake, if you plan for a day trip, you can consider Yadan, to see the different rock formations. Depending on the time you visit the geopark, it...More

Date of experience: October 2017
8  Thank nickiBH
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Only worth a visit if you are willing to spend more money on a jeep ride to go deeper into National Park. Otherwise, the entrance fee does not justify the 4 to 5 scenes that the basic packaged tour offers, and the time taken to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank keithhans1978
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Yadan National Park is about a 3h drive from Dunhuang through the Gobit desert, which is already quite interesting in itself. Like most Chinese tourist places, visitors are not able to roam freely. A shuttle bus takes you from the visitor center to three stops...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Christian E
Reviewed 3 July 2017

China tourism communist game is strong. They dictate every visitors to get onto tour buses to stop people from wandering around, and all buses will set off at same time. They dictate the points where you get off for photos. Every rock to them resembles...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Ripple S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

If you have an extra day, these rock formations are worth seeing but I wouldn't go out of my way. Bryce Canyon, Utah is much more spectacular.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 26 May 2017

although it was remote place but still worth to take time for visit. the landscape was quite special & beautiful. so impressive feeling. the tour bus organization also good that has enough time for visit & take picture by safety arrangement. believe would be more...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank iamface
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Interesting place to see, but in a remote location so be prepared for a long drive to get there. We visited a few places in one day trip: Yangguanmen and the ancient city I think. If you rent a car with a driver he or...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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