The itinerary highly focuses on sightseeing and exploring the ancient Buddhist culture in China. -- Murphy
(PRWEB) June 27, 2013
WindhorseTour, a local travel agency with offices in Chengdu, updated the new price of their 2-day Leshan Grand Buddha and Mount Emei tour, starting from $259 USD. This short trip is one of the most popular choices for clients to extend their trips in Sichuan.
As one of the largest cities in Western China, Chengdu serves as an important entrance point for travelers to enter Tibet, Jiuzhaigou National Park, or even Yunnan province. WindhorseTour with over 10 years experience of customizing tours for European travelers, has been offering several short itineraries for those who want to visit the highlights around Chengdu city in couple days.
“This popular trip includes two of the most popular attractions around Chengdu, Mount Emei and Leshan Grand Buddha. The itinerary highly focuses on sightseeing and exploring the ancient Buddhist culture in China.” Murphy, a travel adviser at WindhorseTour expressed.
The first day focuses on visiting Mount Emei. Standing at a height of 3,099 m, (10,169 ft.), Mount Emei is renowned not only for its astonishing scenery, but also being as one of the four sacred Buddhist mountains in China. The name Emei is the metaphor of the mountain’s appearance, which resembles an eyebrow of a beautiful girl.
After arriving at the foot of Mount Emei, travelers will take a sightseeing bus to Leidongping, and visit several Buddhist temples along the route. Then they will choose to take a cable car or hike to the Golden Summit. The sunset and sunrise among the Golden Summit are two of the must sees in Mount Emei. In a clear day clients will see the magnificent clouds sea and Buddhist halo.
After capturing the sunrise, travelers will drive about 1 hour to Leshan to visit China’s biggest sitting Buddha sculpture, with a height of 71 m. (233 ft.). Carved on the cliff face, the sculpture is well designed with perfect balance and effective water drainage system. Clients can also choose to have a boat tour to see Leshan Grand Buddha.
WindhorseTour specializes in creating tailor made experiences based on every client’s unique needs and operating groups to all provinces in China. Please visit WindhorseTour.com for more information or contact them.
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