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Mount Emei (Emeishan)

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Emeishan 614201, China
+86 400 819 6333
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2-Day Private Tour of Leshan Grand Buddha and Emei Shan including Monastery Stay
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A scenic mountain area houses important Buddhist temples.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“golden summit” (61 reviews)
“cable car” (134 reviews)
“bus station” (30 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Emeishan 614201, China
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+86 400 819 6333
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"golden summit"
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"cable car"
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"bus station"
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"baoguo temple"
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"teddy bear hotel"
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"hot shower"
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"walking stick"
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"day trip"
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"long climb"
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"bamboo sticks"
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"hiking boots"
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"chinese tourists"
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"foggy weather"
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"stay overnight"
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"up hill"
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"walk up"
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"takes about hours"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To hike mount Emei is beautiful. Awesome landscape and views. On the way up you pass several villages, temples and monasteries. Of course, hikes in China are a different experiences as in other countries. First, the pass is well prepared with proper stairs. Second, the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a two day tour to Giant Buddha (Leshan) + Emeishan via Layzbones Poshpacker Hostel in Chengdu. The cost of the tour was 1.200 RMB per person. A shared transfer picked us up at the hostel in Chengdu in the morning. The trip to...More

1  Thank Kristína P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We started out on a local bus (601) from near our hotel in Leshan at about 9.45 at a cost of 8CNY (about 90 pence) for a 45 kilometer journey. We were dropped off at the station in emeishan town where you buy an entry...More

1  Thank outdoorandy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We very much enjoyed our two days and one night on Mt Emei. We are big fans of hiking and enjoy visiting Buddhist temples, so clearly this mountain has scores of both of these activities (though calling it hiking might be a slight stretch, it’s...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to visit and see the sites whilst you walk up the mountain . Great scenery and nature at its finest . The walk from the drop off is almost 7 km from the base drop off . It will take you between...More

Thank Glenn B
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We finally got around to Mt EmeiSHAM having been in china for more than a decade it’s something I felt we had to do. It was a day of wasted energy and money. Imagine a 1 1/2 hour swerving bus ride up a mountain road,...More

1  Thank AussieKnight
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

If you have a chance to not hike the mountain during the winter, that'd be advised. It's a pretty tough hike, and even though the rest of sichuan was pretty warm by that time, like 5-8 degress, it was very snowy and cold on the...More

Thank Tal288
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Chinese Buddhists believe that climbing Mount Emei, one of their five sacred mountains, purifies their karma. In other words, such a climb gets rid of your sins or at least of some sins! What a wonder! I climbed it from the bottom in three days....More

1  Thank Steeve P
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Spent half a day here and blessed by having great weather which allows to be above the clouds Golden Buddha was amazing We took the cable car up to the summit which takes a few minutes the walk to same is about 30 from leidongping...More

1  Thank Gregcch
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

I have been to the top of the mountain to see the Golden Buddha twice. The first time it was clear and fantastic. The second was raining, and perhaps not worth the time and effort.

Thank Glenn B
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Baby8883
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Response from 536lilig | Reviewed this property |
For me n my friends, we took around 30-40minutes to walk from the bus drop off point to get the cable car. It's not a normal road, you have to climb up a lot of stairs... but there's a service there to bring up your parents... More
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Anna A
17 June 2017|
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Response from Susan K | Reviewed this property |
A group of 8 of us hiked up from the gondola base and had no problem but one member of our party who came up late took the gondola up. He suffered from the altitude immediately and only felt better the next day once he got... More
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Y C
4 May 2017|
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Response from iamface | Reviewed this property |
not possible to reach summit within 5min walk after drop off cable car. but yes you could pay money to hire some porter who will take you up to the summit but depends on how you weight as that transportation tool all done by... More
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