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Erhai Lake, Dali

(4/5 based on 400 reviews on the web)
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. A visit to Erhai Lake represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Dali tourist route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The Erhai Lake is of no particular interest, but it can be fun to rent a bike to cross the villages in the area
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  • 上關風,下關花,蒼山雪,洱海月是大理的特色,我是在當地租電動車環洱海一圈,但洱海太大了還是沒有環完,看著靜謐的洱海和高聳的蒼山對望,這就是去大理最棒的景色了  more »
  • A boat trip on the lake is the ideal way to get away from the hustle and bustle of the town and get into open space.  more »