Mount Emei Hiking Tour

Mount Emei In-depth Hiking Tour - 2 Days

Mount Emei Hiking Map

Trip Information

Price: from USD 160 (based on 6 pax)

Destinations Visited: Chengdu, Mount Emei (1 night)

Departure: Private Tour / Flexible Date

Highlights of the Itinerary

This hiking trip is specially designed for those who want to explore Mount Emei in an adventurous way. You will go to Mount Emei from Chengdu, and walk from the lower Wannian Temple to the Golden Summit in short two days with an very enjoyable pace. Many highlights are covered in this trip - hiking, scenery, Buddhist temples, cloud sea, Buddha, etc.

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Day 1 Chengdu - Mount Emei - Leidongping

Get up early and meet your tour guide around at 07:00 AM, then drive about 2-3 hours to the foot of Mount Emei where you will take a park pus to Wannian Temple Car Park and walk to visit the most important Buddhist monastery on the mountain - Wannian Temple. This temple is keeping a precious Saddharmapundarika Sutra gifted by the emperor of Thailand in Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). You will start to hike from Wannian Temple to Leidongping. The whole hiking takes about 7~8 hours to finish. While you have some free time to visit monasteries and historical sites along the road. As the stone steps rising up, the sceneries changes - river, valleys, rainforest, coniferous forest. Enjoy youself!

Xixiangchi Temple, about 1 hour's walking before getting to Leidongping, is the optional place for accommodation for Day 1. The temple is surrounded by mountains, and has a fantastic views to afar.

Mount Emei Hiking Tour
Mount Emei Hiking Encountering Monkeys

Mount Emei Hiking Tour
Wannian Temple

Day 2 Leidongping - Golden Summit - Chengdu

Today you also have to get up early for the hiking to the top. As the weather changes very fast in on the top area, you are suggested to get to the top in the morning when the sky is usualy brighter. If you want to catch the moment of sunrise views from the Golden Summit. You got to set out around 5 AM.

Hike about two and a half hours on the stone steps to the Golden Summit. The panoramic views from the top is fabulous – sparkling golden Buddha statue, grandiose temples, endless stretching cloud sea, fresh air, etc. After the sightseeing, take sightseeing bus back to the foot of mountain, then drive back to Chengdu.

Mount Emei Hiking Tour
Buddha Statue on Mountain Top

Mount Emei Hiking Tour
Walking around Golden Top

What's included in this price?

  • English-speaking guide
  • Admission fee for Mount Emei
  • One night accommodation in Mount Emei
  • Private ransfer to/from Mount Emei from/to Chengdu
  • Eco-bus in Mount Emei
  • Service charge

What's excluded in this price?

  • Any international flight
  • Cable cars on Mount Emei
  • Any meals
  • Chinese visa fee
  • Optional tips for tour guide and driver
  • Personal expenses

Tips from local tour guide

This is the standard practical itinerary. If you want, we can also cutomize it to your personal need, no matter you want to shorten or extend your travel length, no matter what class of accommodation you prefer...

Wearing comfortably. Walking shoes are strongly recommended. There is no restaurant along the hiking, so you have to pack some food, drinks and snacks with you.

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