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Erhai Lake, Dali

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Enjoy the mountainous vistas of Erhai Lake, sandwiched between the Cang Mountains and Dali City. Take a cruise on the calm waters for great photo ops, or rent a bike to explore the lakeside's array of restaurants and small waterfront towns. As you explore, take a moment to observe the local fishing methods, which involve the use of cormorants trained to capture fish and bring it back to their owners without swallowing or damaging the catch. Use our Dali trip maker tool to arrange your visit to Erhai Lake and other attractions in Dali.
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  • We took a boat ride across the lake to an island which was a nice place to see and walk around however the lake itself was insignificant and smelt. Some might enjoy this boat ride but it was a lot of ...  more »
  • Boat ride across the lake to a small fishing village was nothing out of the ordinary. Walking around the fishing village was interesting especially watching the primary school children doing their man...  more »
  • Missed the cruise ship time, accidentally enjoy a quiet lake lakes to write! The lake of 瀘 Lake is clear and serene like heaven. The beauty of Erhai Lake is like a picture. Unfortunately, because of the maintenance of the lake Erhai, many people are limited to the camp, so the visitors are not imagined more!
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  • People usually recommend renting a electric motorbike and ride along the lake. Unfortunately, the road was under construction so it was only possible to ride for half of the lake. (Dec 2017). The view was awesome. Due to the low season, few tourists also make the lake more tranquil than during the high season. It is definitely worth a view when visiting Dali.
  • Scenic coastline, traditional fishing village, seafoods and tourist resorts... A lot to explore
  • This is a super 7 stars place for tourist, must visit
  • A must visit place in dali
  • Bike or motorbike - explore around the lake, admire the views, visit small villages
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