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Best Time to Visit Mount Emei, Emeishan Weather

Best Time to Visit Mount Emei

Spring and Autumn are the best seasons for traveling, because the climate is moderate and the scenery is charming. In spring (April), tourists can appreciate the colorful sea of rhododendron full of the Mount Emei. Besides that, tourists can join in the Mountain Fair (a month from March to April), and they can see the busy occasion of thousands of lanterns. In autumn, tourists can see the whole mountain of red leaves, which is also the symbol of autumn scenery. The autumn of Mount Emei is very short. Each year from the mid September to the end of October, leaves on the mountain will turn to yellow from green, and turn to red from yellow. Standing on the top of the mountain, overlooking the valley, tourists can enjoy the magnificent scenery of thick frost, red leaves and cloud sea.

Sunrise: 6 AM in summer, 7 AM in winter
Cloud Sea: from 9 AM to 10 AM, 3 PM to 4 PM
Buddha Light: from 9 AM to 10 AM, 3 PM to 4 PM
Saint Lantern: at night of the end or beginning of month in lunar calendar, or after raining
Rhododendron Appreciate Time: Lei Dongping—from April to May; Wan Foding—from May to June
Summer Resort: from June to October
Red Leaves Appreciate Time: October
Skiing: from November to March in next year