Giant Leshan Buddha, Mountain E Mei

3 Days/2 Nights

 

Day 01 Arrive Chengdu, Airport pickup

Arrive in Chengdu and transfer to your hotel.

Day 02 Chengdu/Leshan Buddha/Mountain E Mei (AB, L)
Depart Chengdu to Mountain E Mei, visit the Giant Leshan Buddha on the way, visit Wannian Temple, Baoguo Temple after arrival, stay overnight at Mountain E Mei.

Day 03 Leave Mountain E Mei for Chengdu (AB)

Enjoy the beautiful Sunrise on Golden Summit, and then transfer back to Chengdu.

 

 

 

Hotel

Rating

Low Season

Single Supp

High Season

Single Supp

Huasheng Hotel

4 star

$199

$ 80

$229

$ 100

v       High season Apr, May, Sep, Oct

 

 

 

 

          The first Buddhist temple in China was built here in Sichuan Province in the 1st century A.D. in very beautiful surroundings atop Mount Emei. The addition of other temples turned the site into one of Buddhism's main holy places. Over the centuries, the cultural treasures grew in number. The most remarkable was the Giant Buddha of Leshan, carved out of a hillside in the 8th century and looking down on the confluence of three rivers. At 71 m high, it is the largest Buddha in the world. Mountain Emei is also notable for its very diverse vegetation, ranging from subtropical to subalpine pine forests. Some of the trees are more than 1,000 years old.

 

          Leshan - M t. Emei, 160 kilometers away from Chengdu, is a very popular tourist area. Leshan, called Jiazhou in ancient times, lies at the confluence of three rivers - the Dadu, the Qingyi and the Min. High up against the cliff stands the Leshan Giant Buddha, a stone sculpture of 71 meters high, which is famous both in China and in the world. The Dragon Boat Race there and the Folklore Tour at Wutongqiao held over recent years have become quite popular among tourists.

 

          Mt. Emei, known as Beauty under Heven, towering 3099 meters high with sheer precipices and overhanging rocks, is covered with ancient trees and unusual plants. It is famous as one of the four most famous Buddhist mountains in China. Once onto the top - the golden summit, you will enjoy a view of the Buddha's Halo; the sea of clouds and the wonderful sunrise. A passenger cable car is planned to be set up for the convenience of the aged and poorhealth pilgrims. Emeishan (Emei Mountain) lies 7 km. to the southwest of Emei county, Sichuan Province, and is one of the four famous Buddhist Mountains in China. Situated in the southwest of the Sichuan Basin, and with a temperate climate, Emeishan is luxuriantly green all the year round, and abounds in rainfalls, and rare and precious animals and plants. From the foot of the mountain to its summit, the Peak of Ten Thousand Buddhas, 3133 metres above sea level, the trail totals some 60 kilometres in length. It is endowed with unique changeable weather and marvelous natural beauty. Scenic spots and historic sites are found all over the places.

 

 

 

 

Leshan Giant Buddha 

 

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Mountain E Mei

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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