Mount Emei

Emei Mountain Scenic Area stands in the southwest of the Sichuan Basin, 7 kilometers southwest of Emeishan City, 37 kilometers east of Leshan City. The scenic area covers an area of 154 square kilometers, and the highest peak is about 1099 meters above sea level. It is one of the four famous Buddhist mountains in China. There are about 26 temples, and there are eight major temples, and Buddhists events are frequently launched here. Respected by the believers all over the world, it is a demonstration spot in Sichuan Scenic Area and it is a National Civilized Scenic Area. On December 6, 1996, the Leshan Giant Buddha of Emei Mountain was listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO as a double heritage of culture and nature.

It is one enough to visit Emeishan within 1-day trip. Tickets and scenic cars are used for two days. It is recommended to play at Mount Emei at least one and a half days. It is best for taking 3 days there. There are many places to stay and eat in the scenic spot. It is a bit expensive but acceptable. The ropeway is considered to take at the discretion of the individual’s physical strength. It is recommended to choose to have a visit the Mount Emei during the good weather, especially if you want to watch the sunrise. In addition, it is best for you to go there during the off season when there are not so crowded.

If you go to Mount Emei in November, the magnificent spectacle scenery, the red and green autumn leaves and the rolling clouds, will let people inadvertently create the feeling of being together with the heaven, such as the feeling of entering into the fairyland. When you are in the elegant environment of Mount Emei Hot Spring, you can breathe the clean air, relax your mind and body, let go of your worries and open your arms to nature!

Leshan Giant Buddha

Leshan Giant Buddha is a natural and cultural heritage site, which definitely worth seeing. If it is not self-driving, it is recommended to take the high-speed rail. There are many intercity high-speed trains every day in Chengdu East Railway Station and South Railway Station. It takes 1 hour to go to Leshan Station. Before leaving the station, there will be regular staff to guide the tourists to take the free bus to the scenic spot, which will take around half of an hour to arrive the Leshan Giant Buddha and stop at the cruise ship terminal. You can take a boat trip to see the Buddha, and the time is very short, for about half an hour. When buying a ticket of taking boat cruise, you must say whether you want to insure or not, otherwise the ticket seller will directly ask you for the insurance money! After sailing for a while, you will arrive at the Leshan Giant Buddha. The Buddha is very tall and spectacular, and you can see the statues on the rocks on both sides.

Most of the tourists have heard about the Leshan Giant Buddha and have seen the Buddha in the picture. And when you really approach the Buddha, you can truly feel the height of the Leshan Giant Buddha and your own smallness. Just the foot of the Buddha can sit around hundreds of people. At the foot of the Buddha, you can look up at the entire Buddha and remember to take pictures.

Leshan Giant Buddha is like a theme park about Buddhist culture. There are many Buddhist works, and there are countless kinds of authentic and imitation goods. Here, you will have a deeper understanding of the depth of Buddhist culture. When you are watching these perfect Buddha statues, you will feel excited. And your trip to the Leshan Giant Buddha will make you unforgettable.

Jiuzhaigou Scenic Spot

The beauty of the scenery in Jiuzhaigou varies from season to season, especially in autumn, the scenery is colorful and is the best. To savor the charm of Jiuzhaigou, you can enter the ditch in advance to avoid the peak of the flow in the high season, and choose to enter the ditch in the off-season.

Official telephone number of Jiuzhaigou: 0837-7739753

Visiting time needed for reference: more than 1 day

How to go to Jiuzhaigou


Passenger transportation:

  1. Chengdu Xinnanmen Station has a shuttle bus to Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area at 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:10 in the morning every day. The fare is 145 yuan/person, and the journey time is about 10 hours. Phone number is 028-85433609
  2. Chengdu Chazidian Bus Station has 3 shuttle buses to the Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area before 8:40 a.m. every day. The journey takes about 10 hours. The fare is 120 yuan/person (the bus with good condition is 170 yuan/person)

Chartered bus: The price from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou is between 1200-1500 yuan.

Self-driving: Jiuzhaigou’s important land transportation is the Jiuhuan Line, which is about 920 kilometers long.

  1. The west line of the Jiuhuan Line starts from Chengdu and passes through Dujiangyan, Wenchuan, Maoxian and Songpan to Jiuzhaigou. The whole journey is about 440 kilometers.
  2. The Jiuhuan East Line starts from Chengdu and passes through Mianyang, Jiangyou, Pingwu, Jiuzhaigou County to Jiuzhaigou. The whole journey is about 480 kilometers.

Jiuhuang Airport – Jiuzhaigou

Jiuhuang Airport is located in Chuanzhusi Town, Songpan County, Aba Prefecture, about 88 kilometers from Jiuzhaigou Mouth. Jiuhuang Airport’s telephone number is available at 0837-7243770.

Passenger transportation: 1.5 hours’ drive, and the fare is 45 yuan / person, but the number of shifts is less.

Chartered bus: about 88 kilometers away, the fare is about 200 yuan. If you want to go to Huanglong to play and then go to Jiuzhaigou, the whole package charter price is about 500 yuan.

Huanglong Scenic Area – Jiuzhaigou

Passenger transportation: Huanglong Scenic Area has a shuttle bus to Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area at 7:00 and 7:30 in the morning every day. The fare is 45 yuan/person and the journey takes about 1 hour.


Tickets: 110 RMB (from Monday – Sunday during April 1st – November 15th)

Tickets: 40 RMB; sightseeing tickets: 90 RMB (from Monday – Sunday during November 16 – March 31 of the following year)

Opening hours:

08:30-18:00 (from Monday – Sunday during November 16th – March 31st of the following year)

07:00-18:00 (from Monday – Sunday during April 1st – November 15th)


Sightseeing car operation time: 07:00-17:00.