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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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  • rent a electric scooter and go any direction you like, the views are great and the feeling of the open sky and lake is fantastic. to rent a scooter is real easy, they are everywhere! be careful they m...  more »
  • The lake is central to Dali and close to the old town. It is a very peaceful location without motorized crafts and noisy boats. It is possible to cycle around much of the lake and stop in some beautif...  more »
  • 水质有富氧化的表现,新建客栈比比皆是。洱海东面的山上竟然开发了地中海式的别墅,且山体裸露,让人心疼。环洱海骑行是不错的选择。