2-Day Private Excursion to the Leshan Giant Buddha and Mount Emei

Highlights

  • Learning about Chinese Buddhism

  • Walking on Mount Emei

  • The cruise with views of the Giant Buddha

Essential info*

Duration 2 days

Languages
  • English

Starting time 8:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Learn about Chinese Buddhism with a private 2-day tour to Leshan Giant Buddha and Mount Emei!

  • Day 1: Leshan tour

A shuttle bus will pick you up from your hotel to take you to Leshan, where you will see the Giant Buddha, a unique UNESCO World Heritage site. Your guide will tell you about the history of this statue, which holds the record as the largest sitting Buddha statue in the world. The statue was built, thanks to the efforts of a monk, in the 8th century at the junction of three rivers to protect passing ships.

Then, take a cruise on the Min River. From the boat, you will enjoy amazing views of the statue, which rises to a height of 71 metres.

Later in the afternoon, you will be taken to Mount Emei. Spend the night in a hotel located at the foot of the mountain.

  • Day 2: Day at Mount Emei

The day will begin in the scenic area of Mount Emei, where you can admire the views before boarding the cable car that will take you half way up the mountain. Here, you will visit the Wannian temple, an important site in Chinese Buddhism. The serene faces of the believers will radiate a sense of calm.

Then, take a walk in the mountains before going back down to the bottom. You may see monkeys during your walk. Lastly, the shuttle will take back you to the hotel.

Options

(1) The advertised price corresponds to the price per person based on 6 participants.

When booking, you will be asked to choose a tour and not a number of participants.

For example, if 6 people wish to participate in this activity, you must select 1 tour for 6 people and not 6 tours for 1 person.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Time: 8am
  • Duration: 2 days approx.
  • Departure point: your hotel
  • Languages: English
     
  • The journey to Leshan is approximately 2 hrs. 30 mins
  • Hotel pick-up is available only if you are staying in a hotel inside Chengdu's 2nd ring road
  • You will return to your hotel in Chengdu at around 7pm on day 2
  • Accommodation will be at a hotel located at the foot of Mount Emei
  • Monkeys are wild animals; therefore, you are not guaranteed to see any during your walk at Mount Emei. If you do meet monkeys on your walk, do not upset them by looking them in the eye or getting too close to them. Please be very careful with your belongings when you are near the monkeys. Monkeys may try to steal your bags, glasses, earrings and other personal belongings, and it may not be possible to get them back
  • Menus are not specified in advance. You will be informed about them on the day of your visit
  • A minimum of 2 participants is required to book this activity
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations or modifications made more than 15 days before the date of the activity.
After this time and in case of a no-show, no refunds or modifications will be possible.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
  • Commentary by an English-speaking guide
  • Admission to the Giant Buddha site
  • Cruise on the Min River
  • Access fees to Mount Emei
  • Dinner on day 1
  • Lunches (for both days)
  • Breakfast on day 2
  • Hotel at the bottom of Mount Emei
  • Travel insurance
  • Cable car up Mount Emei

Not included

  • Dinner on day 2
  • Any personal requests at the hotel
  • Drinks
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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