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Mount Emei (Emeishan)

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Emeishan 614201, China
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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” (130 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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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank Gregcch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive when on top at sunrise. Lovely and impressive at that height. You need to be able to walk quite a few stairs.

Thank Gaafman
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because Mount Emei is such a popular site, there is a lot to be said for visiting during the winter season. Because we chose to visit the mountain in December, accommodations were abundant and discounted and we never experience a line for an attraction which...More

Thank rmenzel2018
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

I don't think words could express the scenery. Just go there and discover it by yourself. Really worth ur money and time. My advice is before you go, learn some simple chinese, cause you couldn't see much English or French or Spanish.

Thank Joeyjoyjoy
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Must do when you visit Chengdu! Hike up the Emei mountain. I think Winter is probably better for hiking because it'll be less warm! But the icy steps could be treacherous! The trip to get up to the top (Jing Ding) is rather long. 2...More

Thank ChestnutAeroFaith
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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to take a two days tour on Mountain Emei at the weekend. We took the bus to Leidongping and hiked to Golden Summit. Fortunately I saw the sunset and it was really beautiful. It was a little cold on the top and it’s...More

Thank Leo9073
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We stayed in Baogao village for 2 days so did 2 hikes. One short (4hrs) and one LONG (9hrs). On the first day we set off from Baogao Temple at around 1pm, and walked via Leiyin Temple, Chunyang Palace, Shenshui Pavillion and Qingying Pavillion before...More

Thank Jay S
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be driven here with friends so I can't speak about how to get there. After seeing Leshan in the morning, we drove to Emeishan. You have to park and then take their bus to the gondola base. About a 45...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We hiked up from the bottom to the top of mount Emei. I'll try to give as many details as possible because it's difficult to find the info online. We hiked up in 3 days and on the third day we took the bus down....More

4  Thank Bart 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
5 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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