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Mount Emei

In China's wild heart, Sichuan province is to home Mount Emei, the highest of China's four sacred Buddhist mountains. To its west lies the mountainous terrain of Daxiangling and to its east the Sichuan Basin. Deservedly named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996, Mount Emei is part of Permian Emeishan, a large igneous area created by volcanic eruptions that took place millennia ago. As such, it is popular among nature enthusiasts for its diverse flora and fauna. As an acknowledged place of enlightenment, the mountain is significant for its role in the introduction of Buddhism to China. It is the location of the country's first Buddhist monastery and now more than one hundred temples have been built on its hallowed grounds. Mount Emei's vast area is home to hundreds of criss-crossing mountain trails and hikes through caves and past temples, and attracts visitors from around the world

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Our co-founder & CEO Catherine Heald lived in China for 7 years and returns often. She loves trekking in the rice terraces of Ping An, and hugging baby pandas in Chengdu!
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