Erhai lake Guide

-Travel to Erhai lake

Travel to Erhai lake, you can experience the traditional custom and beautiful view of southern part of our country. The Erhai Lake is located in the Dali Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province, about two kilometers east from Dali City. The lake gets its name from its shape which looks like an ear (Erhai means Ear Lake in Chinese). It stretches 42 kilometers from north to south and 3.9 kilometers from east to west, covering an area of more than 250 square kilometers, with the deepest point 21.5 meters. Erhai Lake is the largest

highland lake next to Dianchi and the seventh biggest fresh water lakes in China. The lake is like a crescent lying between Cangshan and Dali city as seen from Cangshan Mount. The Erhai Lake is reputed as “the pearl on the plateau” for its beautiful scenery which attracting lot of travelers to come and visit. And there is another saying describing the beautiful scene of Cangshan and Erhai 'Silver Cangshan and Jade Erhai'. For in a sunny day, the crystal waters of Erhai Lake and the snow mantled Cangshan Mount radiate with each other. The famous travel sights of the Erhai Lake include Three Islets, namely Jinsuo, Chiwen, and Yuji, Four Lands, namely

Malian, Mandarin Duck, Qingsha, and Daguanpeng, and Nine Curves, namely Lotus, Huge Crane, Panji, Phoenix Wing, Dill, Ox Horn, Bozuo, Gaopin, Soaring Crane. In spring, the place is transformed into a wonderland of flowers like camellias, azaleas and primrose, and abundant exotic trees.Here's some guide information of Erhai Lake:                                                                                                            Address: Erhai Lake Park, Dali county, Yunnan Province.  Contact number: 0086-10-85968802                                                                   Admission Fee: CNY5 for the first entrance and CNY143 for sightseeing boat   Opening Hours: 08:00 to 19:00

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Name:Visit Erhai lake Reply

I heard before that Erhai lake is beautiful, finally I have a chance to travel to Dali, how far is it from Dali Old Town?

Name:Re: Visit Erhai lake

Hi, Dali ancient town and Erhai Lake are close to each other, it only cost about 15 minutes by direct bus I guess.