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Mount Emei Tour

Mount Emei is noted as the famous sacred Buddhist Mountain in China. On a mountain, there are not only pleasant weather, congenial atmosphere and inspiring natural sceneries, but four scenic sites: Baoguo Temple, Wannian Temple, Qingyin Pavilion and Golden Summit.

It is also the best place for hiking in Sichuan province. Hike about 4 hours from the foot of mountain to the Golden Summit to view unique spectacles: clouds sea, dazzling sunrise, Buddha rays and saint lamps.


Chengdu Leshan Mt. Emei Tour Map
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3-Day Mt. Emei Hiking 5-Day Chengdu Leshan Mt. Emei 7-Day Beijing & Chengdu Leshan Emei
3-Day Leshan & Mt. Emei 5-Day Leshan & Mt. Emei from Beijing 9-Day Chengdu Leshan Emei Dujiangyan
5-Day Sichuan Buddhism Tour 6-Day Leshan Emei Dujiangyan Bifengxia Mt. Emei Travel Tips & FAQs

Tour code: BJH-SCT-03F

3 Days Mount Emei Hiking Tour

Route:Chengdu - Mt. Emei - Chengdu

Overview: The tour is designed specially for hiking lovers who will explore Mout Emei deeply, and enjoy the breathtaking natural sceneries, the amazing sunrise and the rolling sea of clouds. Visitors will have a deeper knowledge about Buddhist culture.

Price from:$0/pax

Tour code: BJH-C-03C

3 Days Chengdu Extension to Leshan & Mt. Emei Tour

Route:Chengdu - Leshan - Mt. Emei - Chengdu

Overview: This tour takes you to visit the tallest stone Buddha statue in the world and Mt. Emei, towering, beautiful and mysterious; on the mountain, there are four scenic regions: Baoguo Temple, Wannian Temple, Qingyin Pavilion and Golden Summit.

Price from:$452/pax

Tour code: BJH-SCT-05C

5 Days Sichuan Buddhism Culture Tour

Route:Chengdu - Leshan - Mt. Emei - Chengdu

Overview: 5 days Sichuan Buddhism tour takes you to see Giant Panda in Chengdu, get an amazing view of Grand Buddha in Leshan and breathtaking sceneries from Golden Summit of Mount Emei. Deeply discover the buddhism culture of Sichuan.

Price from:$0/pax

Tour code: BJH-SCT-05A

5 Days Chengdu Panda, Leshan & Mt. Emei Tour

Route:Chengdu - Leshan - Mt. Emei - Chengdu

Overview: In the 5 days tour, you will have a good chance to have date with the cute Giant Panda, to get awe-inspiring view of the huge Buddha in Leshan and spectacular scenry from Golden Summit like sea of clouds, dazzling sunrise, Buddha rays, etc.

Price from:$0/pax

Tour code: BJH-BC-05A

5 Days Chengdu Leshan & Mt. Emei Tour from Beijing

Route:Chengdu - Leshan - Mt. Emei - Chengdu ( flight from Beijing )

Overview: The Chengdu area is the home of the Giant Panda, China’s national treasure and features the world famous Giant Panda research base. Also, other amazing attractions are listed in this private tour, such as Leshan Giant Buddha, Mt. Emei and so on.

Price from:$966/pax

Tour code: BJH-SCT-06A

6 Days Leshan, Mt. Emei, Dujiangyan & Bifengxia Panda Tour

Route:Chengdu - Leshan - Mt. Emei - Bifengxia - Dujiangyan - Chengdu

Overview: Spend 6 days to experience Buddhism culture in Leshan & Mt. Emei, as a volunteer to stay with the cute Giant Pandas, and then visit the world famous Dujiangyan Irrigation System.

Price from:$0/pax

Tour code: BJH-BC-07

7 Days Beijing & Chengdu Side Tour

Route:Beijing - Chengdu - Bifengxia - Leshan - Mt. Emei - Chengdu ( flight from Beijing )

Overview: This tour takes your to travel the must-to-visit destination of China - Beijing, and the biggest city in western China - Chengdu. It is perfect for you to explore the essence of two cities, including the Forbidden City, Hutongs, Leshan, Mt. Emei,etc.

Price from:$1423/pax

Tour code: BJH-C-08

8 Days Chengdu Leshan Emei Dujiangyan Tour

Route:Chengdu - Leshan - Mt. Emei - Chengdu - Dujiangyan - Chengdu

Overview: 8 Days Chengdu and side tour: take you to visit Chengdu, home to Giant Panda; the tallest stone Buddha statue in Leshan; the towering, beautiful, old and mysterious Mt. Emei; Dujiangyan Irrigation System.

Price from:$0/pax

Mt. Emei Travel Tips & FAQs

1. Brief Introduction of Mount Emeishan

Lying at the boundaries of Emei Shan City, Mount Emei is 3,099m above sea level, about 170km from Chengdu and 35km from Leshan. It is the highest one of four sacred Buddhist mountains in China. Emei, literally means "delicate eyebrow", is derived from two mountains peaks: Wanfo ( Ten Thousand Buddha ) Summit and Golden Summit, which face each other and resemble the delicate eyebrows of a Chinese beauty.


In the western China, Mount Emei is considered as one of the most famous summer destinations. On the mountain, there are not only pleasant weather, congenial atmosphere and inspiring natural sceneries, and the influence of the Buddhist culture. Of course, four seasons are good times to visit there.

2. Four Must-see Attractions on Mount Emei

Baoguo Temple

Located at the foot of Mount Emei, Baoguo Temple is the first attraction for taking a Mt. Emei tour. And it is the largest temple on the mountains. Built during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), the temple was the center of Buddhist activities and was formerly called Huizong Hall, meaning combination of there religions Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism.


In the temple, the most famous historical relic is the 25 tons bronze Bell, whose sound can be heard at 15km away. Step into the temple, you will find that it is typical courtyard structure. Every courtyard house have its unique view and its scenery changes as you step deeper and deeper.


Wannian Temple

Wannian Temple is the most ancient temple on the mountain, and building time dates back to the Jin Dynasty (280-316). The Temple contains 5 halls: Mountain Gate, Buddha Miatraya Hall, Brick Hall, Wei'e Treasure Hall and the Treasure Hall of Great Hero. Each hall has its own unique architectures, superb designs and craftsmanship.


The most famous sites of the temple is a bronze statue of Puxian, the Buddhist "Lord of Truth" riding an elephant, with 7.3m in height and 62 tons in weigh. The statue was skillfully crafted. But there is a mystery which is waiting for you to work out: how was such a huge and heavy statue transferred and placed on the mountain.


Qingyin Pavilion

Qingyin Pavilion is the known as the most beautiful natural part of Mount Emei. The surroundings is a good place to enjoy green hills and blue water. In the summer, the place is the leisure destination.


Gold Summit

The Golden Summit (3,077m) is well-known both for its spectacular views and the Huazang Temple. In the sunny day, the summit is the best place to view the unique spectacles: clouds sea, dazzling sunrise, Buddha rays ( golden lights surround the Golden Buddha statue ) and saint lamps. Huazang Temple was constructed during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) on the Golden Summit. It contains three halls: the Laughing Buddha Hall, the Great Hero and the Universal Benevolence God Hall.


From the summit, visitors can also take a monorail along the ridge to Ten Thousand Buddha Summit, which is the true peak of Mount Emei.

3. How to get to Mount Emei?

1) From Chengdu to Emei Shan

By bus:
Visitors can choose to take non-stop bus at Chengdu Xinnanmen Bus Station or Chadianzi Bus Station to Baoguo Temple Bus Station at the foot of Mount Emei. All buses are air-conditioned and depart from the stations every 20 minutes or so. It takes about 2 hours from Chengdu to Emei Shan.


If you just take the bus from Chengdu to Emei Shan Tourism Passenger Center, you can take a taxi to the Baoguo Temple, about 20 minutes.


By Train:
There are 7 K trains from Chengdu Railway Station to Emei Railway Station, and the duration time is about 2.5 hours. Then you can take a taxi from the railway station to Baoguo Temple.


By private car:
Our company offer the Chengdu car rental service. If you want a private car to Mount Emei or surrounding cities, please read Chengdu Car Rental.


2) from Leshan to Emei Shan

It is very close to Leshan city, famous for the Giant Buddha. Visitors can take the bus from Leshan Xiaoba Bus Station directly to Baoguo Temple. It takes about 40 minutes.

4. What about the Emei Shan hotels?

Around Baoguo Temple, or at the foot of Mount Emei, there is a range of hotel options, incl. 3-star, 4-star, 5-star hotels and budget hotels, like Hongzhushan Hotel and Emeishan Hot Spring Hotel. Also, at the Golden Summit, there is a 4-star hotel Jinding Shanzhuan.

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