China travel map - Mount Emei Buddhism Pilgrim Tour
Take this 4-day Mount Emei Buddhism Pilgrim Tour to explore Buddhist culture on one of China's top 4 Buddhism mountains, Mount Emei, in Chengdu. Experience the mountain like a pious pilgrim by hiking and staying overnight on the top of Emei mountain. Sichuan Province is the home town of giant panda, you can hardly miss the visiting of them at Giant Panda Breeding Research Base. And you can also catch the sense of ancient Chinese literature art in this trip. Start your fabulous tour now!

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Make your way to Chengdu by flight or high speed train. Be met and greeted by our local guide, then transfer to your hotel. After taking a short rest, you will visit the Du Fu's Thatched Cottage and Kuanzhai Alley. Du Fu's Thatched Cottage is a museum and park in honor of Du Fu who is one of the most outstanding Chinese poets in Tang dynasty. People can not only explore Du Fu and Chinese poetry here, but also enjoy a peace world from a busy city. And Kuanzhai Alley consists of three historic paralleled alleys from Qing dynasty. It’s one of the most attractive places in Chengdu for people from the whole world.


  • Sichuan Opera - Sichuan Opera is another quintessence of Chinese art besides Peking Opera. You can see the famous face-changing show in some Sichuan Opera performance.

After breakfast, you will be picked up at your hotel, drive about 3 hours to the Emei Mountain Scenic Spot. Mt. Emei is one of the top four famous Buddhist Mountains in China. Numerous temples or towers in different scales hide in the beautiful natural scenery of Mt. Ermei. The one on the top of the mountain is the most famed. You can enjoy a hiking tour from the bottom to the top and enjoy the view on the way, or take cable car to have a bird view of the exterior of it. Tonight you will stay overnight in the mountain. Check in your hotel at the top of mountain, and have a good rest for tomorrow’s Mt. Emei trip because you still need to walk a lot.

Meal: B, L

Mount Emei

You can get up early to enjoy the best sunrise view and take deep breath on the top of the mountain. After breakfast, continue your Emei Mountain trip. As one of the few World Heritage Sites of both cultural and natural heritages, Mount Emei is an enchanted combination of lush forest and cultural relics. It is also the home to 5000 kinds of plants and over 2300 kinds of wild animals. You will visit the Wannian Temple first, be surprised by the wonderful skill used to build this ancient temple. Walk down through the one-sky-line rock; you may see the wild monkeys along the way. After visiting the Baoguo Temple at the foot of the mountain, you will be transferred to Leshan to visit another World Heritage Site, Leshan Giant Buddha, which is the largest and tallest stone-carved statue of Buddha in the world. Sitting at the confluence of three rivers, the Giant Buddha was carved on the cliff of Lingyun Mountain. You will have a short cruise on the river and have a good view of the Buddha from the boat. In the end, transfer you back to Chengdu (about 2 hours).

Meal: B, L

After breakfast, drive to the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, which is home to nearly 50 pandas, and has just inspired the Kung Fu Panda 3 movie creators to portray a secret panda village. It will be perfect to see the pandas in the morning when they enjoy bamboo breakfast and have fun together on the outdoor grassy land. Learn more about pandas, their evolutionary process & life habit by visiting the panda delivery room. Then go to Wenshu Temple, ancient and beautiful, looks like a classic garden rather than a temple. You can see people praying and burning joss sticks here.

In the end of this tour, your guide and driver will escort you to the airport or rail station on time. Farewell to Chengdu.

Meal: B, L

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Giant Panda Breeding Base

What's included

  • 1-on-1 Travel Consultant

    Your China based expert listens to your wishes carefully, provides professional advice, ensures unlimited itinerary revisions before done and 24/7 helpline service while traveling.

  • Private Local Guide and Driver

    Your guides are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, and your drivers are professional, polite and patient. They are very flexible to accommodate your personal needs and happy to show you the local attractions, history, culture, foods and real life. 
    Private transfers from hotel to attractions, airport or train station are also included.

  • Accommodation to Suite Your Preference

    We hand pick hotels ranging from luxury 5 star, superior 4 star to comfortable 3 star. Luxury or cozy boutique hotels and budget guesthouses are also among your choices. You could decide where to stay to meet your taste and budget.

  • Gourmet Meals

    Most of the hotels we select offer both Western and Chinese buffet breakfast. Lunch and dinner included are arranged in selected restaurants to taste authentic Chinese cuisine and local specialties. Thus you may also have a unique food tour.
    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Attractions and Activities Listed on the Itinerary

    Our city tour packages have included the (first/main) entry to all attractions and the expenses of activities on the itinerary (except the optional activities).

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