Mount Emei (Emeishan) is not only famous as World Heritage Site of both culture and nature, but also known as one of the Four Great Buddhist Mountains in China and home to 5000 kinds of plants (more than the total plants of Europe) and over 2300 kinds of wild animals. Mount Emei is a paradise of hiking. There are more than 60 km hiking trails and the highest elevation is at 3100 meters above the sea level. When hiking the Mount Emei, you will explore and engage the magnificence of Mount Emei in a different way.

Tour Highlights | Mount Emei Hiking Tour

– Mount Emei, the world cultural and natural heritage by UNESCO
– Mount Emei, the paradise of hiking, towering, beautiful and mysterious
– Mount Emei, Buddhist Sacred Land and Saint Light
– Golden Summit, there stands the Bodhisattva Samantabhadra which is the highest golden Buddhism in the world
– Ancient Buddhist temples
– Emei Monkeys
– the Leshan Giant Buddha

Brief itinerary | Mount Emei Hiking Tour

Day 1     Transfer to Mount Emei from Chengdu, stay 1 night stay at the foot of the mountain (Dinner)
Day 2     Full day hiking, Stay 1 night stay on the mountain (Brakefast/Lunch/Dinner)
Day 3     Full day hiking, stay 1 night at foot of the mountain (Brakefast/Lunch/Dinner)
Day 4     Departure, trip ends in Chengdu (Brakefast)

Tour details | Mount Emei Hiking Tour
Day 1     Transfer to Mount Emei from Chengdu, stay 1 night stay at the foot of the mountain (Dinner)

Chengdu meet & greet, transfer to Mount Emei around 150 km, 2.5 hours.

Mount Emei is located in the southwest of Sichuan Basin. It is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China. Mount Emei together with the Giant Stone Buddha at Leshan Mountain has been included on the list of world cultural and natural heritage by UNESCO in 1996. Mount Emei has gained world-wide fame for its magnificence, elegance, uniqueness, sacredness, deities and its strong and profound Buddhist culture.

The whole Mount Emei is consisted of four large mountains with the highest elevation of 3100 meters above the sea level at the Wan Fo Peak. Mount Emei has striking beautiful scenery, and is especially famous for its cloudy and foggy sceneries. The changeable cloud and mist pervading in the mountain make Mount Emei more sacred and charming.

Mount Emei has great values in cultural and historic treasures. There are about 30 temples constructed in Mount Emei which are old and ancient. On the Golden Summit, there stands the Bodhisattva Samantabhadra which is the highest golden Buddhism in the world. When touring the great Mount Emei, you can enjoy the spectaculars of sunrise, sunset, sea of clouds and the mysterious Buddha’s light.

Visit Baoguo Temple in the afternoon. Baoguo Temple is the the oldest and serves as the center for many Buddhist festivals every year. A magnet for devout Buddhists and interested travelers, Baoguo Temple is the first structure that visitors happen upon and is considered the gate to Mount Emei.

Dinner included at a local restaurant.
Overnight at Mount Emei Hot Spring Hotel for 1 night.

Day 2     Full day hiking, Stay 1 night stay on the mountain (Brakefast/Lunch/Dinner)

Hotel breakfast, transfer to green shuttle bus station, it take 30 min. to reach the starting point Wuxianggang.

08.30-17.30 Full day hiking tour, from Wuxiangang (700 m) to Leidongping (2430 m), 28-30 km, 7-8 hours. You will enjoy the spectaculars views of the mountain, visit temples, monasteries and meet the Emei monkeys.

Simple lunch will be arranged in a monastery, dinner on the mountain at hotel

Overnight at Leidongping Jinchuan Hotel or similar, on the top of the Mount Emei

Day 3     Full day hiking, stay 1 night at foot of the mountain (Brakefast/Lunch/Dinner)

Hotel breakfast, early departure, walk 15-30 min to take a cable car at 7:00 to the Golden Summit (3077 m). Here there stands the Bodhisattva Samantabhadra which is the highest golden Buddhism in the world. After that, take the cable car down, and start your hiking tour from Leidongping to Wannian Temple. Today you will hike approx. 22 km 6 hours. Your hiking tour ends at the Wannian Temple. From here, you will take the green shuttle bus back.

Lunch enroute, dinner at local restaurant or hotel restaurant

Overnight at Mount Emei Hot Spring Hotel

Day 4     Departure, trip ends in Chengdu (Brakefast)

Hotel breakfast, check out and drive back to Chengdu.

On the way you will 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.

After visit, transfer to Chengdu city or Chengdu airport, departure (END)

Price
CNY 4450 per double occupancy, twin sharing room
CNY 5450 per single room
Size of group: min. 4-6 persons

What’s Included
-All private transfers with air-conditioned vehicle as indicated in the itinerary
-3 night’s hotel accommodation standard single, twin room
-3 hotel breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
-Sightseeing tours, entrance fee & environment protection fee
-English & Mandarin speaking local guide during the whole trip

What’s Not Included
-In and out flight or train (pls ask our assistant)
-Travel Insurances (pls ask our assistant)
-Personal expense, beverages and meals, and highlights or sightseeings, which are not indicated in the itinerary
-Tips to guides, porterages & drivers if service is satisfied

Prepare for your hiking tour
-A hiking briefing on day 1 evening
-Hiking stick / rain coat / wind stopper / comfortable hiking shoes
-Water bottle and energy bar
-Tooth brush / towel for overnight in mountain
-Keep yourself away from monkey

Accommodation | Mount Emei Hiking Tour

Hotel name: Emeishan Hotspring Hotel (at the foot of Mount Emei)
Information: Emeishan Hotspring Hotel is located a 10-minute walk from Emeishan Travel Coach Station. The hotel is a 15-minute walk from Baoguo Temple. The guestrooms in the property are all equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Every room also comes with a bathroom fitted with hot spring shower.

Hotel name: Leidongping Jinchuan Hotel (on the top of the Mount Emei)
Information: The Jinchuan Hotel is located on the top of the Mount Emei and in Leidongping area. With multiple attractions nearby including Jieyin Temple, Xiaopingqingyuan and Qilipo, guests will find plenty to keep themselves occupied. After a long day of sightseeing, guests can retire to the comfort of the hotel.

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