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Two Days Classic Leshan and Mt. Emei Tour

Small Group Tour
Chengdu--Leshan-Emeishan--Chengdu
Duration: Two days Departure: All year around
Highlights:
For tourists who firstly are either interested in Leshan Giant Buddha or sacred Mt. Emei, they end in travelling to both finally. Not just because they are so close, but mainly for their inimitable uniqueness in UNESCO cultural heritage sites.
DAY BY DAY
D1: Chengdu--Mt. Emei
D2: Mt. Emei --Chengdu
at from $ per person

Day1: Chengdu -  Leshan Giant Buddha - Mt. Emei (210km)

Schedule today: After breakfast, leave hotel in Chengdu at about 7:30AM, drive half an hour to visit the Chengdu Panda Base, since pandas like cool and humid temperature, so mostly only in the morning you can see naughty playful pandas. It will be about 11 AM we finish visiting and drive 155km at about 2.5 hours southward along express way to reach giant Buddha in Leshan. Firstly, we will have lunch there and then visit the largest stone Buddha in the world caved on cliff about 1300 years ago, you can visit either by foot or boat depends on your own preference and whether it’s very touristy or not. After this, drive less than 1 hour to the hotel either in Emeishan City or at the foot of Mt. Emei.

Chengdu Panda Base Jiuzhaigou Valley

Chengdu Panda Base

Leshan Giant Buddha

Day2: Mt. Emei - Chengdu (200km)

Schedule today: After breakfast, leave hotel at about 8 AM. Take the 2 hours green-bus along the zigzag road of Mt. Emei from the main entrance upward to the Leidongping bus terminal. From there, hike 30 minutes on well paved trail across forests to Jieyindian where you can take 10 minutes cable car (2 hours by foot) to the Golden Summit at the altitude of 3079meters. Mt. Emei is the ashram for Samantabhadra Bodhisattva (Puxian Pusa), the foremost disciple of Sakyamuni; on the summit, you can see this 48 meters high imposing golden statue of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva with three bodies. If the sky is clear enough, you can also view far spreading rolling clouds-sea and some of the highest mountains in Sichuan, like Mt. Gongga or Mt. Wawu in distance. After looking around the Golden Summit, back to Leidongping bus terminal via same way and have lunch at nearby restaurant. After lunch, take the green bus via the same way down to the main entrance (at about 4.5 PM) and get on board of our bus back to Chengdu (around 3 hours).

Mt. Emei Mt. Emei (the Summit)

Mt. Emei

Mt. Emei (the Summit)

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