Emeishan (Mount Emei) Photo Gallery and Information Page

Tours Featuring Emeishan:
Majestic Scenery 15-Day Tour (CIT010): Mounigou – Jiuzhaigou – Chengdu – Leshan – Emeishan (Mount Emei) – Zhangjiajie – Fenghuang
Don’t forget that we also offer custom tours to any destination in China, including Emeishan!

Map of China showing the location of EmeishanLocated near Leshan in Sichuan Province, Mount Emei reaches a height of 10,167 feet. It is the site of the first Buddhist temple built in China (during the first century CE) and boasts a large number of temples and monasteries. The mountain is also famous for its “sea of clouds” scenery and its Golden Summit, featuring the enormous Puxian Bodhisattva statue.

BASIC FACTS:
Chinese Name: 峨眉山 (pinyin: Éméi Shān or Éméishān)
Province: Sichuan
Weather: cold winters and cool summers at the summit with long, hot, humid summers in the surrounding area; heavy precipitation from May through September

Emeishan Photos

The photos below show some of the sights and attractions that you will see on our tours that include Emeishan. Please refer to individual itineraries for specific information about the attractions featured on each tour.

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A view through trees of the facade of Declare Nation Temple or Baoguo Temple (报国寺) at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China  A view of Declare Nation Temple or Baoguo Temple (报国寺) at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China The forest near Declare Nation Temple or Baoguo Temple (报国寺) at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China
The front of the clumsily translated “Declare
Nation Temple” (報國寺, Bàoguó Sì)

(photo by Tomasz Dunn)
Another view of Declare Nation Temple
(photo by Tomasz Dunn)
The forest near Declare Nation Temple
(photo by Tomasz Dunn)
 The front gate of Declare Nation Temple or Baoguo Temple (报国寺) at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China The front gate of Crouching Tiger Temple or Fuhu Temple (伏虎寺) at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China The facade of Luohan Hall at Crouching Tiger Temple or Fuhu Temple (伏虎寺) at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China
The entrance to Declare Nation Temple
(photo by “Gisling“)
Crouching Tiger Temple gate
(photo by “Mykaul“)
Crouching Tiger Temple (伏虎寺, Fúhǔ Sì)
(photo by “Mykaul“)
A temple in the mist at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China Buddhist cliff carvings at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China A temple in the pre-dawn fog at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China
A temple at Mount Emei
(photo by Alpha)
Buddhist carvings at Mount Emei
(photo by Willem van der Horst)
A temple in the pre-dawn fog
(photo by Alpha)
A Buddhist vegetarian meal at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China A macaque sitting on a post at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China Bridges and a pavilion on the mountainside at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China
Mount Emei Buddhist meal
(photo by Alpha)
Be polite to the macaques
(photo by Kao Shiyang)
A bridge on the way up the mountain
(photo by McKay Savage)
A macaque at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China A multistory teahouse at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China A hiker on a long stairway through snowy ground at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China A ravine on the mountainside at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China
More cute snack extortion
from the macaques

(photo by McKay Savage)
A teahouse at Emei
(photo by Alpha)
Don’t worry, you can take
the gondola to the top

(photo by McKay Savage)
Ravine scenery on
the mountainside

(photo by McKay Savage)
A monastery atop Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China The courtyard of a monastery atop Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China A pagoda atop Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China
A monastery atop Mount Emei
(photo by Vincent Raal)
The monastery courtyard
(photo by Vincent Raal)
A pagoda on the mountain
(photo by McKay Savage)
Misty hills seen from a vantage point on Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China A view of the cloud sea and a montaintop pagoda at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China A view of Buddhist elephant statues down the long stairway leading to the Golden Summit (金顶) at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China
A view from high on the mountain
(photo by McKay Savage)
Emei’s famed Cloud Sea
(photo by Ashley Wang)
Looking down from the Golden Summit
(photo by Willem van der Horst)
The gold Puxian Bodhisattva surrounded by Buddhist elephant statues atop the Golden Summit (金顶) at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China  The gold Puxian Bodhisattva atop the Golden Summit (金顶) at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China A closeup of the gold Puxian Bodhisattva atop the Golden Summit (金顶)at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China  The gold Puxian Bodhisattva and a gilt temple building  atop the Golden Summit (金顶) at Mount Emei or Emeishan (峨眉山) in Sichuan Province, China
Emei’s “Golden Summit” (金頂, Jīn Dǐng)
(photo by CIT associate Mark Kao)
The enormous
Puxian Bodhisattva

(photo by CIT associate
Mark Kao)
The Puxian Bodhisattva
statue

(photo by Tomasz Dunn)
Another view of the Golden Summit
(photo by CIT associate Mark Kao)
Tours Featuring Emeishan:
CIT010 icon - 75 x 75
Majestic Scenery 15-Day Tour (CIT010)
Mounigou – Jiuzhaigou – Chengdu – Leshan –
Emeishan (Mount Emei) – Zhangjiajie – Fenghuang

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