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visit World's largest stone-carved Buddha statue: Leshan City is famous for the Giant Buddha and local snacks. Located only about 2 hours' driving from Chengdu, it is a must-see destination for travellers who visit Chengdu for the first time. A trip to Leshan can be a day tour from Chengdu with an aditional visit to Chengdu Panda Base in the morning, or can be a 2 days tour with a visit to nearby sacred Buddhist mountain - Emeishan. Take one of our below Leshan Giant Buddha tours to reach the top of the Giant Buddha, and climb down along the narrow plank road to feet, or take a river cruise around the Buddha to get amazed by its hugeness and spectacularity.

Mount Emei (Emeishan) is not only famous as World Heritage Site of both culture and nature, but also known as one of the Four Great Buddhist Mountains in China and home to 5000 kinds of plants (more than the total plants of Europe) and over 2300 kinds of wild animals. It is ideal place for hiking, Buddhist culture exploration, photography, winter holiday, summer hot retreat, and suitable for visiting all year around. The scenic area is only about 2 hrs' driving from Chengdu, and 40 mins' driving from Leshan Giant Buddha.

How to Plan Mount Emei Tour?

A Mount Emei tour usually starts from Chengdu, and combine visits to both Leshan Giant Buddha and Mount Emei. You can set out for tour at morning from your hotel in Chengdu, then drive about 2.5 hours to Leshan City to visit the Giant Buddha (about 2hrs), then go to stay a night at the foot of Mount Emei. After that, you can spend one day to visit the highlighting part (Leidongping to Golden Summit), or 2 days to hike from Wannian Temple to Golden Summit, or 3 days to have an in-depth hiking from Qingyin Pavilion to Golden Summit. Eco-bus and cable cars can be used to save energy if you want. After Mount Emei tour, you can transfer back to your hotel in Chengdu, or directly to the airport/train station to continue your trip.


Best Leshan and Mount Emei Tour Packages

We offer you a well-designed classic Leshan & Mount Emei tour package, Taste Leshan cuisine, experience the local culture of Leshan, and visit places of interest. eager to give you an unforgettable Leshan & Mount Emei tour.

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Usually, the Leshan & Mount Emei tour only takes 2-3 days, You can choose other cities in China together with Chengdu, Jiuzhaigou, Daochengyading, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Guilin, Tibet, etc. Tell us your plan and let us arrange everything for you!

FAQs about Leshan & Mount Emei Tour

What time is the best time to visit Leshan & Mount Emei?
Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
Leshan in one day: We would like to go to Leshan in one day from Chengdu. Is this possible?
If you can buy the round trip train tickets in the same day, it is enough for you to visit Leshan Giant Buddha from Chengdu in one day. And I kindly suggest you reach to the scenic spot before 10 am since it will be more tourists there at noon.
Does the tour provide medication to help prevent altitude sickness?
The altitude of Mt. Emei is about 3,077 meters (10,095 feet) which belongs to the high-altitude region. However, generally speaking, it is not easy to have altitude reaction on Mt. Emei. We kindly suggest you consult your doctor and bring some medicine by yourself before the tour. Our guide will be also pleased to help you to buy the medicine which can prevent altitude sickness if you think it is inconvenient to take medicine from abroad. Thanks for your attention.
When is Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) open?
Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) is open:
Sun - Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Buy tickets in advance on Tripadvisor. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Do you need to book in advance to visit Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)?
We recommend booking Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo) tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with We, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.
What's the best way to see Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo)?
According to TTC travelers, these are the best ways to experience Leshan Giant Buddha (Da Fo):
Private Tour: Leshan Giant Buddha and Fishing Village from Chengdu
Private Day Tour: Chengdu Panda and Leshan Buddha
Private Day Trip: Leshan Giant Buddha with Lunch
All Inclusive Private Day Trip to Chengdu Giant Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha Trip by High-Speed Train
How to get to Mount Emei from Chengdu?
By Train: Take a Chengdu-Leshan-Emeishan Intercity High-Speed Train or Shuangliu Airport - Emeishan Train to Emeishan Station, and then change to bus 5A, 8 or tourism bus to this site. By Long-Distance Bus: Take a bus from Xinnanmen Bus Station to Emeishan Tourism Bus Center (Baoguo Temple Bus Station) at the foot of Mount Emei, and then walk to the entrance. The bus departs once full occupied from 07:20 to 19:35. Its duration is about 2.5 - 3 hours and ticket fare is CNY51.
How to get to Mount Emei from Leshan?
By Train: Take a train from Leshan Railway Station to Emeishan Station, and then transfer to bus to get here.
By Long-Distance Bus: Take a bus from Xiaoba Bus Station to Baoguo Temple Bus Station and then walk to the entrance. The bus departs once fully occupied from 07:30 to 18:00. Ticket fare is CNY11 and duration is about one hour.
By Chartered Bus: There are many private mini-buses sending passengers to this scenic spot from Leshan downtown or Giant Buddha scenic area. The fare is about CNY20-30 per passenger and duration is about one hour. Please note that Mount Emei is not located in Emeishan City area and one should confirm the driver will send you to the mountain scenic area before boarding.
How to travel Mount Emei around the scenic area?
Sightseeing Bus:
Stations: Attractions to Visit:
Baoguo Temple Passenger Transportation Center Baoguo Temple,  Emeishan Museum
Wuxiangang Staion Qingyin Pavilion, Yixiantian, Joking Monkey Zone
Wannian Temple Station Xixin Place, White Dragon Cave, Qingyin Pavilion

Dragon Cave Lake
Leidongping Station Jieyin Palace, Golden Summit
Dates Running Time
Nov.  - Apr. 25 7:00-16:00,  every half an hour; every hour after 12:00
Apr. 26 - Oct. 30 7:00-17:00,  every half an hour
Chinese Public Holidays 5:00-17:00,  every ten minutes; every half an hour after 12:00
Cable Car
Time Price and Opening Hours
High Season (Jan.15 – Dec.14) Jinding Cable Car: CNY 65 (upper) / CNY 55 (lower)
Opening Hours: 5:30 - 18:00
Wannian Cable Car: CNY 65 (upper) / CNY 45 (lower)
Opening Hours: 6:40 - 18:00
Low Season (Dec.15 – Jan.14) Jinding Cable Car: CNY 30 (upper) / CNY 20 (lower)
Opening Hours: 7:30 - 18:00
Wannian Cable Car: CNY 30 (upper) / CNY 20 (lower)

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