Chengdu-Mt.Emei: The expressway from Chengdu to Mt.emei has been put into operation in dec.1999, with the total length 169km and about two hours driving. Travelers can catch bus easily at Xinnanmen bus station (Chengdu tour bus center)from 7:10 to 18:10 everyday. Buses leave every 20 minutes. Usually, buses will drive on the expressway and get out of it at the exit to Jiajiang county, then go through Jiajiang county and you will arrive at Mt.Emei soon.
When travelers arrive at Mt.emei, there are three routes to enjoy the mountain.
A: The first choice is taking a hiking route, which takes three days from the foot of Mt.Emei to its top-Golden Summit.
B: Taking the local sightseeing bus to Wannian monastery parking lot and then go to visit the Wannian monastery located at the waist of Mt.emei, then walk down to Qingyin pavilion and the monkey mountain, then come back from the monkey mountain to Wuxiangang where you can catch the sightseeing bus back to the mountain foot. This is a very nice hiking way.
C: Taking the local sightseeing bus directly to Leidongping parking lot where you need to walk about 20 minutes to Jiexin hall to cake the cable car for the top of Mt.Emei-Golden Summit. After sightseeing there, you can either walk down to Leidongping parking lot or take the cable car down there.
Please note that the cable cars at Wannian monastery and Golden Summit close at 6 Pm in the peak travel season from Mar.-Oct. and 5 Pm in the low season from Nov.-Feb.
The local sightseeing bus to the golden summit and Wannian monastery will stop at 4:30 usually.
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