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Mount Emei (Emeishan)

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A scenic mountain area houses important Buddhist temples.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Emeishan 614201, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to go check it out. It was a big crowd on a Sunday morning in August. It was an hour drive from the base of the mountain to the ticket counter, an hour wait for a ticket, an hour wait for the bus, then...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Archieoconnor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a beautiful place to visit. One day is not enough to visit this mountain. We could only visit the Golden Summit and Wannian Temple. Both these are so worth the visit. It was raining the morning on the Golden Summit but the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank André K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

150 km by public bus from Chengdu to Emei Shan village." Drop in" in a good hotel, there are a lot of restaurants with ok food, we went for hot Sichuan :) - Next morning after breakfast we stored our luggage and outside on the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Axel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing is ever simple, or without waiting in a lot of queues to get to this destination. Being a Buddhist pilgrimage site, it's really popular with all tourists. Following a Gov. bus ride to the foot of the mountain, you'll have to hike (this is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank CSItraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mount Emei was my most embarrasing place in my check list of China trip. I have searched more than 3 months to make the best route and plan. And not easy because english material is really very limited. I want to share all my experience,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
4  Thank 64atahana
Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

Must visit, amazing how it was build at the peak of the mountain. We did a day trip, took the bus from Baoguo Bus Station for 90RMB round trip to the last stop n take a cable car for 120RMB round trip, plus hike up...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank BillytheTraveler
Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

We left on a foggy morning at 7 from Leshan bus station and took a bus to Emei Baoguogun Emeishan turist transportation Center. There we bought bus ticket to Leipidong and entrance ticket. For adult this was 90 bus there and back. And entrance 160....More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank vantikka
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

We took the cable car up, and walked the rest. We visited the Baoguo Monastery and the Monastery of Ten Thousand Years, and also took a walk over to the monkeys. The monasteries were both unbelievably beautiful and serene. The entire area was so incredibly...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank Shmbots
Reviewed May 2, 2019

Before I really start, let me say how much I admire those who have HIKED up!! Absolutely no way would I enjoy that, as I wouldn't be fit enough at all. Respect! Now, we did a bus tour version. It took 2 hours to get...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank centralvic
Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

We got the bus to wuxiangang (20 yuan one way) and started walking from there. The route is well paved and well signposted. We found that there was a lot of discrepancy with how long different sections would take. It took us 4 hours to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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hellokittycou
April 7, 2019|
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Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
Have cash for the cable car and plan to carry a bag about a km or maybe a km and 1/2 as there is a walk to the first cable car site and another from the end of the cable car to the top. i had a backpack which made it easy.
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64atahana
March 17, 2019|
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Response from Journey14983946158 | Reviewed this property |
The bus itself going to Leidongping takes around 2 hours one way but it seems all the tourist groups there are doing kind of the same, first monkey area, then up. For me personally I like to avoid tourists and the actual... More
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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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