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Mt. Emei Natural Ecology Monkey Reserve

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Accounts of marauding monkeys are exaggerated

While Emei Shan's monkeys have a bad rap, the park is working actively to manage the situation... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Luzhou, China
Unexpected Monkeys

On my way up Mount Emi, I was surprised to find the monkeys, they are so cheeky, trying to steal... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2016
Wairarapa, New Zealand
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

These monkeys are getting a bad deal - unfortunately tourists are feeding them - this causes them to behave badly. It is wonderful to see them but not what is occuring - humans feeding them food that is not good for them but is full...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed August 28, 2018

These monkeys were just fantastic, but unfortunately they get stressed out by the disrespect many of the tourists show them. They would have been lovely kind animals if everyone let them be just that and not treat them as dolls for their own entertainment.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank gibsonwushu
Reviewed January 22, 2018

While Emei Shan's monkeys have a bad rap, the park is working actively to manage the situation. Even in the off season, rangers are at hand to make sure both visitors and the monkeys behave appropriately.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

bring some food if you want to see the monkeys. But they are super clever and will steal your stuff. Just be really careful especially travelers with backpack. There were over 10+ money waiting at the cliff when I was leaving (pretty close to the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

We loved it here! We had heard from friends about monkeys on the trail, grabbing backpacks and food and having to hit them with sticks to keep them away but I think that might have been a thing of the past. It is a really...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Susan K
Reviewed May 1, 2017

There are monkeys everywhere about have way up the mountains and in particular around Wannian Temple so you do not really need to make a special trip to the Monkey Reserve unless you are dead keen. Heed the advice of the seasoned travellers and buy...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

To reach Mt Emei, one can take a bus from Xin Nan Men Station of Chengdu. The journey took about 2 hours. The Entrance fee is about 190RMB per pax. There are many budget hotel and homestay around. We stayed near QingYinPing Lake for a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank andr_mo
Reviewed November 11, 2016

I felt very intimidated by the monkeys. They looked menacing and were grabbing any bags that people were holding, food or not. If you go zip everything away.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 772AnnetteH
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Yes you will see the Macaques up close and not necessarily friendly - the press of people is too great to enjoy the experience and the locals simply do not understand that wild animals should not be given water bottles and human food - personally...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank David nJacquie O
Reviewed October 12, 2016

On my way up Mount Emi, I was surprised to find the monkeys, they are so cheeky, trying to steal food from visitors. Lovely to see though.

Date of experience: September 2016
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