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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. 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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  • It was perfect sunny day we rent electric scooter each 50 RMB for all day. We almost ride 40 km by stoping in different spots one side and enjoy a lot.  more »
  • We went to the renowned tip of the lake which is named the tongue of the lake. It was beautiful but not sp spectacular. It was quite charming going in on a horse-drawn carriage, but it felt a bit comm...  more »
  • We rode our scooter from gucheng to erhai. The view is magnificent. The lake is breathtaking. If you're looking for adventure, do rent a scooter and drive around! Super awesome area. The locals are ve...  more »