How to Plan Leshan Mount Emei Tour

Starting from Chengdu to Leshan and Mount Emei is the best way to encounter the biggest sitting Buddha in the world, and indulge in the beautiful sacred Buddhist mountain of Mount Emei in China. In order to well-plan your leshan Mount Emei Tour, there are several things you should know before you go:

Choose Best time to visit

Not far from each other, Leshan Giant Buddha &Mount Emei scenic spots share the same climate of distinct four seasons and suitable for any time visit. With less snow in winter, But for the safety, visit during April to November is better to avoid the iced road and fog days happened in winter. With a changeable weather, we recommended you to check the local weather forecast before your tour.

Leshan Giant Buddha

Leshan Giant Buddha

How to travel : Leshan to Mount Emei or Mount Emei to Leshan ?

Though you can easily transfer between Leshan to Mt. Emei by bus or private car, there is a slightly different for you to travel in each direction. If you want to arrange your travel time more flexibly, you may travel from Leshan to Mt. Emei, as there are more scenic spots in Mt. Emei for you to spend more. Besides, if you want to back to Chengdu after your visit, you can easily take high-speed train at the foot of Mt. Emei with a few minutes walking.

High-speed Train from Chengdu

High-speed Train from Chengdu

Decide your Travel Length

Spending 3-4 days in Leshan & Mount Emei is enough to visit all the highlights and normally you may take a half day in Leshan Giant Buddha and transfer to Mount Emei to stay at the rest time.

If you want to tour around Chengdu before or after your Leshan Mount Emei Tour, you may spare 1-2 days more. No matter how many days you decide to travel, our travel experts can arrange you the ideal itinerary covering all must-sees.

Mount Emei Tour

Mount Emei Sightseeing

Featured Activities in Leshan Giant Buddha & Mount Emei

Leshan Giant Buddha and Mount Emei visit varies in different ways, according to our local experience. You can view the Giant Buddha on foot to measure its size by sightseeing detailed parts or take boat in front to see it in the full-scale. Also whether you take cable car to overlook the sea clouds and beautiful plants in Mount Emei or enjoy a long trip to climb up along the way, each will leave a deep impression on your memory. Please read more about the local site activities:

Activities in Leshan Giant Buddha

Activities in Mount Emei

Mount Emei Hiking

Mount Emei Hiking

Accommodation in Leshan & Mount Emei

If you only want to visit Leshan Giant Buddha, there is no need to stay overnight in Leshan. While as a tourist city, you can easily find accommodation in Leshan vary in different stars. For tourists who spend more days in Mount Emei, you shouldn’t worry as well. There are kinds of accommodations in the scenic area ranging luxury to budget. Please check Emei Mountain Accommodation for better understanding, or just contact us with your personal requests.

stay in Mount Emei

Accommodation in Mount Emei

Recommended Leshan Mount Emei Tours

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