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Erhai Lake

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No.55 Zhongshan Road, Dali 661000, China
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

We took the boat cruise on the Erhai (Ear shaped) lake. We did not have to wait and our boat was filled with Bai women attending a Buddhist festival on the other side of the lake. They made the trip memorable. Without them it was...More

Thank aging2016
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Its huge but packed with outdoor photo studios. View is average, nothing much to do and nothing much to see.

Thank Frozzy L
Reviewed 3 July 2018

When I found there weren't too many things to do in Dali, I decided to take the boat cruise on Erhai. It might because I've been to some other nicer places, for me, the boat ride is quite bored as there is nothing special to...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Erhai Lake is huge & a place much visited by domestic tourists. During our visit there were major changes happening as the government was starting to protect the lake by installing modern sewerage treatment. Once this is completed, this environment can be transformed into something...More

Thank Pam Q
Reviewed 22 June 2018

meh. it's nice (and cool) to be on the water but i dont know if i'd do the boat ride again. we simpy crossed the lake, waited for a while on the pier, and came back.

Thank hinalea
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Clean and nice lake tour. You can enjoy the breeze and have a nice view of the ErHai. You could access to some small islands in the lake which a cruise tour.

Thank KwanW63
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We absolutely loved Erhai Lake and spent a whole day to cycle around it, while often stopping at scenic points to eat strawberries with the locals or just stop and relax in the sun by the lake. It would take too long to cycle all...More

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

A big lake with clean water and beautiful scenery. It is amazing to ride a boat and stay in the water between mountains for an hour.

Thank kevin m
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

You need to drive round the lake to enjoy its beauty and understand its culture. Very interesting drive with many stops for photography. My driver cum guide Racheal was excellent.

Thank VoonLoe
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Heard so much about the beauty of Erhai Lake. But the expectation is not anywhere up to par. The lake was in a mess with rubbish all over, part of the lake was muddy though it was not raining. After a short walk, we returned...More

Thank 2015ECL05
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Tania E
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Response from mmezedd99 | Reviewed this property |
HI, I actually did not know the town but I believe those saying Longkan are correct. We just showed the taxi driver Caicun on a map because we thought it was there and she figured it out and took us to the dock. Remember... More