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Mt. Emei Natural Ecology Monkey Reserve

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Emeishan Mountain, Emeishan 614200, China
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Accounts of marauding monkeys are exaggerated

While Emei Shan's monkeys have a bad rap, the park is working actively to manage the situation... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
rmenzel2018
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Luzhou, China
Be patient for the monkey

bring some food if you want to see the monkeys. But they are super clever and will steal your... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2018
panda310
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Hong Kong, China
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Emeishan Mountain, Emeishan 614200, China
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

While Emei Shan's monkeys have a bad rap, the park is working actively to manage the situation. Even in the off season, rangers are at hand to make sure both visitors and the monkeys behave appropriately.

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

bring some food if you want to see the monkeys. But they are super clever and will steal your stuff. Just be really careful especially travelers with backpack. There were over 10+ money waiting at the cliff when I was leaving (pretty close to the...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

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 past. It is a really...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

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. Heed the advice of the seasoned travellers and buy...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2016

To reach Mt Emei, one can take a bus from Xin Nan Men Station of Chengdu. The journey took about 2 hours. The Entrance fee is about 190RMB per pax. There are many budget hotel and homestay around. We stayed near QingYinPing Lake for a...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2016

I felt very intimidated by the monkeys. They looked menacing and were grabbing any bags that people were holding, food or not. If you go zip everything away.

Thank Annette H
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

Yes you will see the Macaques up close and not necessarily friendly - the press of people is too great to enjoy the experience and the locals simply do not understand that wild animals should not be given water bottles and human food - personally...More

Thank DTG59
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

On my way up Mount Emi, I was surprised to find the monkeys, they are so cheeky, trying to steal food from visitors. Lovely to see though.

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

I did this trek with my partner. It took us two nights and 2+1/2 days to climb to the "Golden Summit". While reaching the top it is typically foggy, and can't see much in the distance, what you get (the feeling of accomplishment, satisfaction, and...More

Thank sarah w
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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Stupid mainland tourists have corrupted these monkeys to become used to humans. They are very agressive now and will come to you to try and steal food. They have learned to grab plastic bags and such because they know food is in there. I passed...More

Thank Ian P
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