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During the 2.5-days’ hiking tour, you will experience the wonderful scenery from the sub-tropical zone to the Sub-frigid zone. You will trek from 800 meters above the sea level at low-middle mountain to 3100 meters at the summit. The normal trekking speed is about 4 kilometers per hour, but can be modified according to your physical condition. Mt. Emei is usually crowded of visitors, but this special designed trekking route will allow you explore the beauty of the mountain in a unique way.

    Destinations: Chengdu - Mount Emei

    Overview
    During the 2.5-days' hiking tour, you will experience the wonderful scenery from the sub-tropical zone to the Sub-frigid zone. You will trek from 800 meters above the sea level at low-middle mountain to 3100 meters at the summit. The normal trekking speed is about 4 kilometers per hour, but can be modified according to your physical condition. Mt. Emei is usually crowded of visitors, but this special designed trekking route will allow you explore the beauty of the mountain in a unique way.

    Brief itinerary
    Day 1 Arrive in Chengdu, transfer to Mount Emei (No meals incl.)
    Day 2 Mount Emei (Breakfast)
    Day 3 Mount Emei (Breakfast)
    Day 4 Drive to Chengdu, departure (Breakfast)

    Duration: 4 days
    Activities level: Difficult
    Accommodation: Phoenix Lake Hotel (Fenghuanghu Hotel), Xianfeng Temple Hostel (Xianfengsi), Leidongping Minsheng Hostel
    Transport: Private air-conditioned vehicle
    Meals: 3 breakfasts
    Price: CNY 2740 p.person
    Size of group: min. 4 persons
    Day 1 Arrive in Chengdu, transfer to Mount Emei (No meal)
    Arrive in Chengdu on your own. Meet and greet at hotel lobby or airport, transfer to Mount Emei. It will take about 2.5 hours.
    Mount Emei which is towering, beautiful, old and mysterious looks like a huge green screen standing in the southwest of the Chengdu Plain. It is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains in China, under the patronship of bodhisattva Samantabhadra. With altitude 3099m, it also claims the title of the Most Beautiful Mountain in the Sichuan province, which is known for its mountainous and scenic landscapes bordering the Tibetan plateau. Overnight at Fenghuanghu Hotel

    Day 2 Mount Emei (Breakfast)
    In the morning, private transfer to the sightseeing bus station, and then take the sightseeing bus to Wuxiangang (700 m) where the hiking tour starts. Benefited from the sub-tropical moist monsoon climate, this part of hiking way is covered with lush vegetation, having various rare protection plant, and numerous bushes, vines and medical plants. It is so quiet, only the brooks through the valley and the wild monkey break the silence. Today you will overcome the Nighty-nine Turns, the most challenging part of the whole hiking tour. With 3000 stone steps, it twists up, steeper and steeper. You will be very happy to reach Xiangfengsi Temple at the end of the hiking tour.
    Hiking about 21 Km in 6 hours. Overnight at Xianfengsi Temple (1752m)

    Day 3 Mount Emei (Breakfast)
    Today’s hiking begins from a long road downward and again faces several challenging slopes, one of which has a vertical height of more than 300 meters. After passing Xixiangchi (Elephant Bathing Pool, 2070 m), you will enter the high mountain area. The temperature drops rapidly and the plants are no long as lush as in the middle and low mountain areas. Today’s hiking is mainly engaged in the alpine Rhododendron conservation area of Mount. Emei. Finally you will reach Leidongping, the junction of hiking route and highway.
    Hiking about 21 Km in 6 hours. Overnight at Minsheng Hotel (2430m)

    Day 4 Drive to Chengdu, departure (Breakfast)
    Get up early today, you will hike 7 km upwards to the Golden Summit. If lucky, you will enjoy the famous Emei sunrise and sea of clouds.

    After the visit of the Golden Summit, walk the same way down to the Leidongping bus station and take the sightseeing bus down the mountain and then drive about 2.5 hours back to Chengdu. On the way, you will have an opportunity (on your own expense) to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha. The Leshan Giant Buddha was completed in 803 of Tang Dynasty after 90 year’s construction and enjoys the fame of the biggest sitting stone sculpture in the world with a 71-meter height. Construction was started in AD 713, led by a Chinese monk named Haitong. He hoped that the Buddha would calm the turbulent waters that plagued the shipping vessels traveling down the river.
    Hiking about 15 Km in 3 hours. Noted: cable car is available for this hiking part.

    Return to Chengdu in the late afternoon.

    Price:CNY 2740 p.person
    Size of group: min. 4 persons

    Including
    - 3 nights’ hotel/temple accommodation on twin sharing basis with daily breakfast
    - Entrance fees (Mount Emei and Xianfeng Temple), sightseeing shuttle bus
    - English speaking local trekking guide
    - All transfers incl. Chengdu Airport round transfers

    BeijingHotel Name: Phoenix Lake Hotel (Fenghuanghu Hotel)
    Information: The rooms are equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, a refrigerator and a plasma / LCD TV. Guests have the option of requesting a non-smoking room. All rooms are air conditioned and come with a ceiling fan and free local calls. Hotel also has a spa, sauna, cafe and a restaurant in the main building too near the entrance and car park.
    Location: Located in the BaoGuo Temple (Baoguosi) Scenic Area, a short walk up a hill at the end of the main street in Emeishan Mingshan Road, near the Baoguo Temple parking lot.


    BeijingHotel Name: Xianfeng Temple Hostel (Xianfengsi)
    Information: Xianfeng Temple is situated a the foot of the Jiulao Peak and the old halls were built with tin sheets and iron tiles. The intact halls were rebuilt in 1779. It is set around a large shaded front courtyard and has a peaceful aotmasphere. There are both dorms and twin rooms with private bathroom.
    Location: Located in the old Xianfeng Temple, approx. 6 hours from the foot and 4 hours from the summit of Mount Emei.



    BeijingHotel Name: Leidongping Minsheng Hostel
    Information: The hostel is close to the Golden Summit. The Golden Summit is 3,079m and the Wanfo (Ten Thousand Buddha) Summit, known as the highest peak on the mountain, is 3,099 m above sea level. The hostel has altogether 40 rooms including single room, standard twin, triple and quadruple rooms. Private bath room available.
    Location: Located at Lei Dongping Mount Emei, 7.5 km away from the Golden Summit.

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