This tour is a cultural and natural scenic themed tour That worthy of doing during your Chengdu stay. Within the 2 days, you will pay a visit to 2 of the world heritage nearby Chengdu City – Leshan Giant Buddha and Mt. Emei.
Your hotel in Chengdu city area
Around 08:00 (Departure time also flexible upon your request)
Day 1 Chengdu – Leshan – Mt. Emei: Leshan Giant Buddha (Lunch)
Day 2 Mt. Emei– Chengdu: Mt. Emei (Breakfast + Lunch)
After hotel breakfast pick up from hotel and drive for 2 hours we will arrive at Leshan to admire the Leshan Giant Buddha. The Buddha was carved on cliff in the 6th century and stands at joint point of Daduhe River, Qingyijiang River and Minjiang River. The 71 meters high Buddha figure is the largest inscriptions on precipices in China.
You will take a cruise ship to have a close look at the Giant Buddha, on the cruise ship you could take some nice full-body photos of the Buddha.
After lunch, we will drive toward Mt. Emei and start your exploration of the mountain. The heart-taking scenery and the rich cultural content make the mountain one of the best known Buddhist mountains in China. After arriving, you will firstly pay a visit to Baoguo Temple, which built in 500 years ago is the first temple of the mountain. It is also the Buddhist activity center of the mountain.
After that you will be escorted to check in at the hotel on the mountain.
Today we will continue to explore Mt Emei. We will firstly take the scenic shuttle bus to arrive at Leidongping. From here we will hike for 1.5km to arrive at Jieyin Hall. And from Jieyin Hall we will take a cable car to go up to Golden Peak where lies best attractions of Mt Emei. On Golden Peak tourists will have chance to see sunrise, cloud sea, Buddhist light, etc. Then we will go downhill to parking lot and from there take a cable car to visit Wannian Temple, one of the oldest temples in Mt Emei. Then admire the beautiful scenery of the mountain in Qingyin Pavilion and finish visiting here. Going down to mountain foot by shuttle bus and back to hotel in Chengdu.
After your visiting, you will be escorted back to your hotel.