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Mount Emei (Emeishan)

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A scenic mountain area houses important Buddhist temples.
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Emeishan 614201, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wild monkeys, Buddhism in practice and marvelous landscapes. How can it get better than this? Tips for anyone who wants to do Leshan Buddha statue and this in the same day by train, it is a bit hard, but we did it and even had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank burkongla
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in December, it was very cold and snowing our entire visit. It was an amazing experience even though the snow restricted the view from the top and of the golden summit. It was still worth the hike, when visiting in winter be sure...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rynovdw94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my wife and 9 yr old son in May. As suggested by our hotel, we first took the bus and cable car all the way up to the Golden Summit and then came back via bus and got off at Wannian Temple...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank AmitabhGupta
Reviewed November 11, 2018

It was snowing when i was there. The view of the sea cloud and blue sky was splendid. Please prepare yourself with hiking shoes as some hiking of stairs needed. It was super slippery when it is snowing but afraid not as there are plenty...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Shermaine_csm
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I was hiking Mount Emei beginning of November this year, all the way from the Baoguo temple to the summit. I would't say I'm very fit but just average but I did the whole thing (2500m in height and 25km in distance) in 10 hours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank Journey14983946158
Reviewed November 2, 2018

I went there for a school trip with 21 other people and I think we took the longest (but most scenic) route up. The whole climb took about 2 and a half days and I nearly died from exhaustion because I am not very fit....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Companion29742025173
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I went to the Emei mount just because wanted to see some new interesting place around chengdu city, I’m not really a camping girl, never went to a mountain before and I didn’t know it would be so high, and I had to spend there...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Yulyakishulya24
Reviewed October 17, 2018

I hiked from the bottom of the mountain all the way up to Leidongping. The hike ended up being around 60km which was much longer than I saw advertised initially, but the hike's incredible scenery made up for it. On the way up I stayed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

I traveled to Emeishan in Sep 2018. As a rain started in Chengdu, and there was nothing to lose or gain there, we took a train to another UNESCO World Heritage Site on our list - Emeishan, the highest (3,099 m) of four sacred Buddhist...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MichaelZeee
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We took the cable car up as it is a long way to the top. The views are spectacular - lucky for us that the clouds cleared. On a cloudy day that is all you will see. There are still many steps so wear comforatble...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rynovdw94
December 11, 2018|
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Response from imbidders | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but it can be very dangerous. We went during summer and steep curves and dont think its very safe to go in winter time.
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Demi N
August 22, 2018|
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Hi Demi, Sorry I have no idea about the plank with a harness. I didn't see it when we were there but the weather on the day we went was dreadful and so we didn't hang around long. Enjoy your trip
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liqierek
Jiangmen, China
trip itinerary for Chinese New Year (6 Replies)
Hello, I've been following this forum for quite a long time, always from the shadows... Now, I've decided to come out, because I need some good advice. And you guys here, are awesome. I'm planning a trip in China, starting on 28th January to 19th February. Unfortunately, I know this is Spring Festival, but I have no other possibility as my visa is ending. In other words, then or never. I want to use the time to the fullest. Btw. I'm going to travel with all my belongings(that is, one big...More
December 05, 2013|
Response fromJean-Pierre D|
Good luck in finding tickets for trains and buses in the first half of your trip. You will need a ton of luck. Also understand that many places will be closed on Chinese new year. Also understand that it will reasonable cold in Yunnan at that time and these hostels and guesthouses have no heating. Be prepared to suffer a bit. Otherwise your plan looks fine.
naive_composer
16 day itinerary advice (4 Replies)
Hello I could use some advice on my trip to China in 3 weeks. I'm flying into (and out of) Shanghai, exploring it for 4 days. after that I have 12 days and want to go to Suzhou, hike Huangshan, Chengdu visit Leshan and then hike Mount Emei. I really hope to do all those things if I can. I would like to add Yangshuo if I can squeeze it in. I dont mind flying between locations to save time. Can you easily fly between these places? is there a logical order I should hit these spots...More
August 09, 2011|
Response fromyi w|
yangshuo is great place for relax,don't miss it when you visit China.
Pauleni
Malaysia
Mount Emei and Leshan (0 Replies)
I am going to Chengdu for 1 week starting 27th December 2009. Plan to go Mount Emei and Leshan for 1 day at the end of the trip. Is that possible? Any advice whether to take a car or bus to this area. Just wana ask will there be any problem if we are travelling during Public Holiday since like 1st January. I am afraid that most of the tourist spot is close.
December 03, 2009|