Mount Emei Walking Tour

3 Days Mount Emei Classic Walking Tour


If you want to enjoy the fun of walking, and also want to visit the best attractions on the Mount Emei. This is the trip. You will hike from Wannian Temple to the Golden Summit with a total distance of about 35km. On route, you will explore the breathtaking scenery of Mount Emei, but also visit the famous Buddhist temples.

Highlights of this tour

  • Hike the enjoyable sections with both natural and cultural highlights;
  • Witness the most beautiful landscapes of Mt.Emei.

Basic Trip Information

  1. 1. This price is for one person, based on a group of 2 adults sharing one double-bed room in 4-star hotel and traveling in low seasons;
  2. 2. This price is subject to change according your traveling season, group size, hotel class, change of activities and possible fluctuation of currency exchange rate.
Travel Route:
Mount Emei
Travel Length:
3 Days and 2 Nights
Tour Code:
Group Size:
You, your family, friends or group
Any day you want

Full Itinerary Day by day

Day 1 Chengdu – Mt. Emei

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After breakfast, your private guide and the driver will pick you up at your hotel to Mt. Emei, the most sacred mountain in Sichuan province.

After a 2.5-hour driving, you will arrive at your hotel at the foot of Mt. Emei. You can take a little break at your room.

At the afternoon, you will visit the Baoguo Temple, the biggest temple of Mt. Emei at the mountain foot. It has several serene gardens with rare plants, a library of sutras and a huge porcelain Buddha. Another famous historical relic is the 25-ton bronze Bell, reputedly the second largest bell in China. While traveling deeper into the temple, you can have different views of Mt. Emei.

Ancient Bell in Baoguo Temple
Day 2 Mt. Emei Hiking ( B)

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After breakfast, your driver will take you to Wanniansi Temple, which takes about 30 minutes. After arrival a the parking lot, you have to walk about 30 minutes to reach the Wanniansi Temple. Visit the Budhist halls, towers, beautiful gardens within 1 hour.

Leave Wanniansi Temple, and set out for the long hiking to Leidongping. First, hike about 12km from Wannian Temple to Jiulinggang. On route, you will meet two other old and peaceful Buddhist temples with little monks - Xixin Suo and Chu Dian. Jiulinggang is the jointing place where can join other travelers who go another way from Qingyin Pavilion. Keep hiking 2.5 km to see the Xixiangchi Temple. Take the last hiking of today to the  final destination Leidongping where you can get better accommodation and meals.

Buddhist Statue in Wannian Temple
Day 3 Mt. Emei - Departure ( B )

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If you want to see the sunrise from the Golden Summit, you have to get upper around 4 o'clock, and then hike about 2 hours to reach the Golden Summit since the cableway transfer is available only between 7:00 to 18:00. If you are not interested in the sunrise, you don't have to get up too early.

The Golden Summit (altitude: 3077 m) is absolutely the highlight of every Emei Tour. Once you reach the top of the mountain, you will be amazed by the awe-inspiring view of Huazang Temple, which was constructed during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1640) and restored in the 1970’s. There is the highest golden Buddha Statue of Puxian in the world, casting in copper and plated in Gold. Also, you will indulged in the spectacular view from the summit.

Last, take cable car down from Golden Summit to Leidongping, then catche the eco bus to Baoguosi. Your driver will escort you back to Chengdu.

Emei Mountain Golden

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