Mt. Emei Natural Ecology Monkey Reserve, Emeishan

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Mt. Emei Natural Ecology Monkey Reserve serves as China's biggest reserve for wild monkeys. Home to about 1,000 Tibetan macaques, this sanctuary allows visitors to observe wildlife in a natural habitat. When you visit, keep in mind that these are wild animals--though used to tourists, the monkeys can exhibit rather violent behavior, especially once they spot food. Keep your possessions near your body and observe the animals without trying to feed them. Plan a Emeishan trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • We loved it here! We had heard from friends about monkeys on the trail, grabbing backpacks and food and having to hit them with sticks to keep them away but I think that might have been a thing of the...  more »
  • You can rest assured if anyone look natural. Buzz monkey also is far away eyes, you could see. Cable car also was lucky because it was not so much to ride, I think. Had the weather. Bus ride on the road, which it pretty much curve and sway. This shaking, vomiting in some people, I think. If the child is important. Nikko iroha slope to endure 2 hours, whether or not there would be. Well, many people did okay.
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  • There are monkeys everywhere about have way up the mountains and in particular around Wannian Temple so you do not really need to make a special trip to the Monkey Reserve unless you are dead keen. He...  more »

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Where to stay in Emeishan

If you choose to stay in the main city during your visit to Emeishan, you'll find a welcome mix of luxury and standard offerings when it comes to accommodations. The more refined options nestle up to the river in the north of town, with luxury hotels offering pools, spas, and finely decorated rooms. Look to the south along the main roads for simpler hotels and guesthouses. Up in the mountains, the monasteries offer particularly atmospheric places to stay, with basic rooms providing memorable views, while some pricey hotels sit close to the main attractions.
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