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Erhai Lake, Dali

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Forest Nature / Park
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 lake is situated a reasonable distance from Dali and we travelled by car. The journey was interesting as it travelled through a fruit growing area and there were oceans of pink blossom, a joy for ...  more »
  • You should rent a ebike and go there to see how big is this lake. It's not incredible but you have to see it if you go to Dali. You can ride across the border and we will find some nice spots to take ...  more »
  • We decided to walk from Dali old town, this wasn't the best decision we've ever made hahaha, it took about an hour and a half. It was a nice walk, through farms and the country side but it would've be...  more »