Erhai Lake


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Erhai Lake

Erhai Lake Itinerary

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival in Dali Morning: Arrive in Dali and check into your accommodation, preferably in the ancient town of Dali. Afternoon: Visit the Dali Old Town, a well-preserved ancient town with cobbled streets, traditional Bai architecture, and lively marketplaces. Explore the historic landmarks, such as the South and North Gates, the Three Pagodas, and the Dali Museum. Evening: Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in Dali Old Town, sampling delicious Yunnan cuisine specialties. Take a leisurely stroll along the streets, soaking in the charming atmosphere of the town at night.

Day 2

Day 2: Cycling around Erhai Lake Morning: Rent bicycles and embark on a scenic cycling tour around Erhai Lake. Start from Dali Old Town and follow the cycling path along the eastern shore of the lake, passing through picturesque villages, lush farmland, and scenic viewpoints. Afternoon: Stop at villages along the way to explore local culture and traditions. Visit Xizhou Ancient Town to admire its well-preserved Bai architecture and visit historic mansions such as Yan's Compound. Continue cycling to Shuanglang Ancient Town and enjoy lunch overlooking the lake. Evening: Return to Dali Old Town in the late afternoon. Spend the evening relaxing or exploring more of the town's attractions, such as its vibrant night markets and street food stalls.

Day 3

Day 3: Discovering Lakeside Villages Morning: Take a boat tour on Erhai Lake to visit lakeside villages and islands. Explore traditional fishing villages such as Wase, where you can learn about the local fishing industry and observe fishermen at work. Visit Jinsuo Island and climb to the top of the island for panoramic views of the lake. Afternoon: Enjoy a lakeside lunch at one of the lakeside restaurants, savoring fresh seafood and local delicacies. After lunch, visit the historic Weishan Old Town, known for its well-preserved Ming and Qing dynasty architecture. Evening: Return to Dali Old Town in the evening. Spend the evening leisurely strolling along the shores of Erhai Lake or relaxing at a lakeside cafe.

Day 4

Day 4: Outdoor Activities and Departure Morning: Take part in outdoor activities such as hiking, birdwatching, or kayaking around Erhai Lake. Visit scenic spots like Butterfly Spring or Zhonghe Temple, nestled in the hills overlooking the lake. Afternoon: Enjoy a farewell lunch at a lakeside restaurant, taking in the serene views of Erhai Lake one last time. After lunch, visit the Dali Ancient City Wall for panoramic views of the surrounding area. Evening: Transfer to Dali Airport or Dali Railway Station for your departure, taking with you memories of your time exploring Erhai Lake and the cultural richness of Dali Prefecture.






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