First, what are the unmissable attractions in Emeishan?
Sunrise, sea of clouds, Buddha light, holy lamp, golden dome
Jinding 3077 meters above sea level, on top is a small plain, there is the Golden Temple, Golden Buddha, if you are lucky you can see the four wonders of Emei Mountain: sunrise, sea of clouds, Buddha light, holy lamp.
The ten icons of Samantabhadra are the highest golden Buddha in the world.
Tips: There are
two purposes to Mount Emei, either to see the scenery, or to worship Buddha. Emeishan Buddha is very spiritual I do not know, but I know Golden Delicious is really expensive, just buy hundreds of points, and then buy more on the thousands.
Sunset and the sea of clouds, when the sun is going down, the last remnant of the setting sun falls over the sea of clouds. The golden one is very spectacular.
The weather in winter is relatively stable, with more sunny days, and the chance of seeing sunrise and sea of clouds is even greater.
Mount Emei Golden Roof
- Jinding is located at the second peak of Emei Mountain. It is adjacent to the top of the Wanfo Mountain of Emei Peak. It is the place where Emeishan temples and attractions are most concentrated. It is where the Emei essence is located. - Standing on the top of the mountain overlooking the Chengdu Plain, where the weather is good, you can see Gongga Snow Mountain. -- The four major landscapes of the Emei, including the Buddha, the sunrise, the sea of clouds, and the holy lamp, make up three examples here. You can not only enjoy the sunrise of the sea of clouds, but also worship the golden Buddha, the tallest of all the world's four icons. - All three landscapes must rely on luck to see, and the Buddha's family will be reflected here. - If you want to watch the sunrise or the sea of clouds, you may need to leave from the reception hall very early. It is recommended to take the ropeway or arrive at the Golden Summit one day in advance.
Intimate contact with monkeys
Located in the vicinity of “One Line Sky” on the Qingyin Pavilion and Hongyinping, it is currently the largest natural wild monkey area in China. You can get off at the Yamashita Tourist Center or Lei Dongping by car at Wannian Temple and it can be reached on foot. There is also a monkey area on the way from Leidongping to the entrance to the temple, but the monkeys are relatively few and not every time.
The monkeys in Emeishan have no fear of tourists. You must be careful about the monkeys. The food must be put in the bag and it should not be exposed or taken on the hand. Otherwise the monkey will come to grab! Remember that you can't make monkeys!
Natural Ecology Monkey Area
-- The Emeishan Ecological Monkey Area is located near the “One Line Sky” on the Qingying Pavilion under Hongyanpingxia and is currently the largest natural wild monkey area in China. - There are plank roads, pavilions and cable bridges in the monkey area to facilitate visitors to watch monkeys and make monkeys. You can buy some monkey foods in advance at the monkey food sales point in the Yamashita area. - Most of the monkeys are not as imaginary as they would be, they would snatch tourists' food or turn over bags. Therefore, it is very easy not to leave the plank road and not to take food into the park.
Praying for the Holy Land - Baoguo Temple
Baoguo Temple is the first temple of Emei Mountain and is home to the Emeishan Buddhist Association. It is the center of Emeishan Buddhist activities. The entire temple is a typical courtyard building, covering more than 60 acres, a hospital one scene, deep layers. Every year, many people come here to pray.
Tickets: 8 yuan/person
-- Baoguo Temple is located at the foot of Mount Emei. It is the gateway to the mountains and the starting point of Mount Meishan. It is also the center of the Emeishan Buddhist temple, the largest temple in Emei Mountain. - The temple is simple and elegant, surrounded by greenery, and the door of the gate hangs the three characters of Kangxi Emperor's own book, "Going to the country". It can also admire the only cultural landscape in the Emei Ten Scenery - "St. - There is also the Emeishan Cultural Relics Management Office in the temple, which houses a variety of ceramic jade, documentary paintings, metal vessels, and weapons and work equipment unearthed in the Warring States period. - Although the temple is located at the foot of a tourist-like scenic spot, the incense in the temple is exuberant, and the rare commercial flavor is very light. Devoted believers must come and visit here.
Buddhist Temple Garden - Qingyinge
Qingyinge, located at the foot of Niu Xin Ling, is 710 meters above sea level. It is one of the eight temples in Emei Mountain, Zuotong Hongjueping, Xianfeng Temple, Right Dabailong Cave and Wannian Temple. It is a must for worship and sightseeing. There are only one hall in Qingyinge Pavilion, and there is a “king pavilion” in front of the pavilion. However, the Qingyin Pavilion is small, but the terrain is very important. It is in a commanding position. The momentum is compelling, the mountains are surrounded by water, and the scenery is beautiful. It is a model of Buddhist temple garden architecture in China. There are ten Emeishan landscapes. One of the "Double Bridge Voiceless."
- Qingyin Pavilion, under the yak heart, Zuotong Hongjuoping, Xianfeng Temple, right Dabailong Cave, Wannian Temple, is the place to go to the mountains for worship and sightseeing. - Although the temple is small, the terrain is very important. The mountains are surrounded by water and the scenery is beautiful. It can be regarded as a model of Chinese Buddhist temple garden architecture. - One of the ten traditional scenes of Emei Mountain, the bridge is unvoiced. There are two stone bridges flying on both sides of the road. The river flows through the bridge and the river slams on the rocks. There are pictures and sounds. - This is a great place to take pictures of Mount Emei, so many tourists, want to take pictures in the best place, you need to be prepared to line up.
World's Largest Ebony Buddha Statue - Big Buddha Buddhist Temple
The Buddha Temple was formerly known as the Great Buddha Hall. It is Asia's largest Han-Buddha ten-party jungle system, which combines meditation, worship, religious education, religious reception, and garden leisure. There is the world’s largest ebony buddha statue, Thousands of Hands, and Guanyin. Its architecture combines the best of the Ming and Qing dynasties of China and the architecture of the Tang Dynasty. The architectural styles of the main halls are not the same.
Wash away a tired - hot springs
There are many hotels under the Emei Mountain where you can soak in the hot springs. After you embark on the Emei Mountain, take a hot spring bath and wash away the exhausted body. In addition, Emei Mountain can also ski every winter. Every winter, Emeishan Scenic Area will set a preferential policy for skiing according to different conditions to allow visitors to experience the Emei Mountain winter more. For example, last year: December 1st, 2015 to 2016. During the period of March 30th of the year, if you purchase Emeishan Scenic Spot tickets for more than half (including half price), you can enjoy free skateboarding for one hour with tickets (except New Year's Day and Golden Week).
Leshan Giant Buddha
The Leshan Giant Buddha, also known as the Lingyun Buddha, is located at the confluence of the three rivers of the Dadu River, Qingyi River and Lancang River. The Buddha is a seated Maitreya Buddha and is 71 meters high. It is the largest stone sculpture in China. In the scenic area of Leshan Giant Buddha, you can not see the whole picture of the Buddha. You can take a boat ride or visit Sun Island to see the whole picture of the Buddha.
Leshan Giant Buddha
The Leshan Giant Buddha, also known as the Lingyun Buddha, is located on the side of the Lingyun Temple on the east bank of the Nanxun River in Leshan City, Sichuan Province, and connects the three rivers of the Dadu River, Qingyi River and Minjiang River. The Buddha is a seated Maitreya Buddha and is 71 meters high. It is the largest stone sculpture in China. The Leshan Buddha was built in the first year of the Tang Dynasty (713) and was completed in the nineteenth year (803) of Zhenyuan, which lasted for about ninety years. Leshan Giant Buddha and the scenic spots of the Leshan Giant Buddha, including the Lingyun Mountain, Wuyou Mountain and the giant reclining Buddha, belong to the national 5A tourist attraction. The Leshan Giant Buddha is a Maitreya Buddha. The Tang dynasty worshipped Maitreya Buddha. The Buddhist sutra said that Maitreya was born and will be “the world is peaceful”. During the Wuzhou period, Wu Zetian once ordered the creation of a “Dayun Scripture” to prove that she was a reincarnation of Maitreya and the people of Maitreya. The worship helped her to ascend to God in the feudal age of male and female feudalism. Because of Wu Zetian’s great advocacy, the nation’s plastic chiseled Maitreya’s style. The Leshan Giant Buddha was built only 20 years away from the Wu Zetian era, so when Haitong repaired the Leshan Giant Buddha, it naturally chose Maitreya Buddha, and the Maitreya Buddha was a future Buddha that could bring light and happiness. This is consistent with the demands of the Zhenjiang Buddha that plagued flooding. of.
Aloft Ancient Street - Jiading Square
Jiading Square is located outside the Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area, and has an ancient street of “Gujiazhou” with historical and cultural charm. The night scene is very beautiful. It integrates tourism, shopping, entertainment, snacks and crafts, and local specialties.
Second, Emeishan route recommended
There are five stations in Emeishan: Baoguo Temple - Wuxiangang - Wannian Temple - Zero Kilometer - Leidongping. If you want to see the monkeys on the first day of the line, you can get on foot after getting off from Wuxiangang. You would like to go directly to the Golden Summit. Lei Dong Ping, then choose the cableway or walk to the Golden Summit. You can also drive into the scenic area and you can drive up to zero kilometers. However, each parking lot must collect money. The higher the parking fees, the more expensive.
1 day tour
Emei Mountain, Leshan day trip (time is tight, can not go to the Golden Summit)
1. There are museums under the mountain, Fuhu Temple, Baoguo Temple can visit, a great return to the country temple, it is worth a visit.
2. There are Qingyin Pavilion and Wannian Temple in the Mid-Levels, and the Emeishan Ecological Monkey Area is nearby. Monkeys can be seen. From the foot of the mountain, you can take a scenic car to Wannian Temple, visit Wannian Temple, Qingyin Pavilion, and see the monkeys.
Tour route: Chengdu - Leshan Giant Buddha - Emeishan (Tour Mountain) - Wannian Temple - Qingyinge - Emeishan Ecological Monkey - Chengdu.
2-day tour (recommended!)
Emeishan and Leshan on the 2nd Tour (appropriate for weekend trips)
D1: Chengdu - Leshan Su Ji Ancient Town - Leshan Giant Buddha - Emeishan Buddhist Temple - Mount Emei.
In the morning, take a high-speed train from Chengdu East to Leshan Station and transfer the bus to the ancient town of Sujie to taste the most authentic Leshan cuisine. From Su Ji bus to Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area, visit Lingyun Temple, Main Hall, the next nine tracks to the foot of the Buddha, the view of the Sanjiang Confluence, Lingbao Tower, Buddha Temple and so on.
In the afternoon, go to the Emei Mountain Big Buddha Buddhist Temple and spend the afternoon class time (16:30-17:00) with Zen masters to participate in Zen.
D2: Emeishan - Leidongping - Jieyindian - Jinding - Wannian Temple - Qingyin Pavilion - Yixiantian - Emeishan Ecological Monkey Area - Chengdu
Get up early for Emeishan Jinding and watch the natural wonders like Yunhai and Foguang at the highest viewing platform And gold and silver copper temple, ten square Samantabhadra. After returning to Leidongping, take a scenic car to Wannian Temple and visit Wannian Temple, Tianxian Temple, Qingyin Pavilion and Emeishan Ecological Monkey Area. There is enough time to visit the country's temple after going down. Return to Chengdu.
D1: Chengdu - Leshan - Leshan Tiangong Kaiwu Cultural Tourism Zone - Jiadingfang - Leshan Giant Buddha - Emeishan Leidongping - Places Leidongping
D2: Leidongping - Jieyindian - Jinding (See Sunrise Sea of Clouds ) - Wannian Temple - Qingyinge - Yixiantian - Emeishan Ecological Monkey Area - Chengdu
3 days tour
Emeishan and Leshan on the 3rd:
D1: Chengdu - Emeishan - Baoguosi - Fuhu Temple - Leidongping - Jinding
D2: Emeishan Jinding - Leidongping - Wannian Temple - Qingyinge - Emeishan Ecological Monkey Area - Big Buddha Buddhist Temple - Leshan - Jiadingfang
D3: Leshan Giant Buddha (Looking at Lingyun Temple, Daxiongbao Temple, Xiajiuqu Pathway to Big Buddha Foot, Viewing Sanjiang Confluence, Lingbao Pagoda, Foyuan Church, etc.) - Chengdu
Third, take a car or walk to the Golden Summit?
1. By car
Mount Emei is at an altitude of 3099 meters. There is a tourist bus in the tourist center of the mountain that can go to Leidongping, or you can drive to Leidongping. (Winter private cars cannot go uphill). From Leidongping, about 20 minutes walk to pick up the temple, take the ropeway to the Golden Summit (here physical strength can climb to the Golden Summit, about 2 hours. Recommended cableway up the mountain, walk down the mountain).
[tips] The car is uphill on the mountain road, it is easy to motion sickness, it is recommended to prepare motion sickness medicine.
It takes 2-3 days to walk from the foot of the mountain to the golden dome, depending on your personal strength. Walking up the hill is a way to go and it is less likely to get lost. The walking paths are steps (in fact, climbing stairs). The trees are full of trees. They will be fatigued after climbing to the back. You can also choose to drive to Wuxiangang and start walking again, which will be easier.
Fourth, where live on the hill? Golden dome or Lei Dongping?
Jinding accommodation is expensive, the lowest price of more than 300 / from, or public toilets, which is the usual price, holiday season is even higher, be sure to book in advance! However, if the weather is good, it is recommended to live in the golden dome, watching the sea of clouds in the golden dome during the day, watching the evening in the evening, watching the stars at night (Emei mountain is very cold at night, but the stars are really shocking! Must bring thick clothes!), the second Get up early to watch the sunrise and see the sunrise going down.
Lei Dongping's accommodation is very cheap, about 100 / room (are bed and breakfast, must bargain), eating cheap, but watching the sunrise is not easy. However, you can also choose to take the earliest cableway to see the sunrise in the morning, or just too late, but it will be a lot more tired than staying in the Golden Summit.
How to travel to Emeishan
1. Intercity trains: Chengdu South Railway Station/East Station has high-speed rail to Emeishan, and Emeishan Station is very close to the scenic area. You can take the bus to Emei Mountain Scenic Area. (Note: Emei Station is a railway station, far from the scenic area.) Chengdu to Emeishan Second Class fare is 65 yuan/person, and the journey takes one and a half hours. It is recommended to take the high-speed rail to Emeishan.
2. Cars: Chengdu Xinnanmen has direct access to the Emeishan Baoguo Temple, the fare is about 41 yuan, 2 hours by car.
3. Aircraft: The nearest airport to Emeishan is Chengdu Shuangliu Airport. You can take the high-speed train directly to Emeishan at Shuangliu Airport.
4. By car: starting from Chengdu, Chengdu - Chengle High Speed - Emei Mountain Scenic Area. The entire journey is about 160 kilometers and the road conditions are very good. The journey takes about 1.5 hours.
5. Local tour with group 1-2 days: This is the easiest and most convenient way to travel to Mount Emei. It mainly arranges two major scenic spots, Emei Mountain and Leshan Giant Buddha.
Six, Emei, Leshan, what should not be missed snacks?
There are a lot of snacks in Emei and Leshan, such as bean curd, lame beef, chuanchuanxiang (chicken), egg-baking cake, sweet-skinned duck, and so on. When it comes to this, please allow me to swallow saliva. but! ! Although there is a snack street under Mount Emei, in fact, things are not delicious! And the price is expensive! It is not recommended to eat here! To be precise, the food and beverage outlets near the tourist center under the Emei Mountain are not tasty, and it is somewhat detrimental to the reputation of Emei snacks. A few kilometers away from the scenic spot, casually looking for a snack bar food stall on the roadside, the taste is better than the nearby area, or into the city to eat and eat. It must be said here that the more Emei Mountain goes up, the higher the price, the price of the Golden Summit is very high, a box of instant noodles must be sold for 15 pieces, and the food in the restaurant is even more expensive. Friends who are advised to spend the night in the mountains can bring some food up the mountain and carry a sweet duck back up the hill to ensure that the tears are delicious.
Seven, must collect ticket information Daquan
Season (January 16-December 14): 185 yuan/person, discount ticket 90 yuan/person;
off-season (December 15 - January 15th the following year): 110 yuan/person, discount ticket 55 Yuan/person;
You don't know the secret of the ticket: As long as it is a registered residence in Leshan City, you can buy a local ticket (for weekends and holidays only) if you present your ID card. ! Yes, only 10 Leshan Buddhas!
Scenic Sightseeing Vehicle
Emeishan Scenic Area - Leidongping Parking Lot Ticket Price: 90/person (round trip);
Wanniansi Parking Lot/ Wuxiangang Parking Lot - Leidongping Parking Lot: 70/person (round trip);
Sightseeing Car Running Hours
High season: open at 5:30, start at 6:00 (mountain down), 14:00 (all over the mountain);
off-season: open at 6:30, start at 7:00 (mountain down, 16:00 reception (mountain down), 17 :00 (Lei Dong Ping Station) and 18:00 (Fangshan Station).
Cableway (Continuation Hall - Golden Summit)
Fees: During the peak season (January 16-December 14), there will be 65 yuan upward and 55 yuan downward;
Off-season (December 15th - January 15th of the following year) Upwards 30 yuan, down 20 yuan
Running time: 5:30-18:00
Preferential policies: disabled (certificate), children (1.1 meters to 1.4 meters) enjoy Half price, children under 1.1 meters are free,
Leshan Giant Buddha ticket
tickets 90/person (including Leshan Giant Buddha, Wuyou Temple, Mahao Cliff Tomb, etc.), discount ticket 50/person, cruise tickets 70 yuan/person (Yuejiang Sunview Mountain Big Buddha Panorama, Sleeping Buddha, Sanjiang)
Summer and Autumn (May 1st - October 7th) 6:00-18:30
Winter Spring (October 8th - April 30th) 7:00-17:30