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Cangshan Mountain, Dali
(4.3/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
A prime hiking spot in a biodiverse landscape, Cangshan Mountain boasts 18 peaks, all reaching an elevation of over 3,500 m (11,482.9 ft). Hike from the bottom or take the cable car up the side of the mountain to the popular Cloud Pass trail. A relatively flat, paved path running 12 km (7.4 mi) along the mountains, it offers striking views of Erhai Lake twinkling against the range's highest peak, Malong, some 4,122 m (13,524 ft) high. A temple provides a welcome rest stop, with refreshments and supplies to continue your journey. Look out for the many marble crafts available, extracted from the mountain's rich quarries. Put Cangshan Mountain into our Dali vacation generator to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Dali.
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  • this is a good mountain to relax. the entrance fee is not cheap but good to have a look. the mountain is high and the scenic is great. you can view the whole DALI inside the caber car. i like the pine...  more »
  • After all the hype about this mountain, We were fairly disappointed. The ride to the top on the gondolas was very good. As usual lots of Chinese tourists,But you need to be in real good health to go t...  more »
  • Beautiful views from the spectacular cable cars and even with the mist around the top it was well worth the trip. At the top there are a lot of steps, up and down, along a well-built walkway and you h...  more »