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Erhai Lake

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No.55 Zhongshan Road, Dali 661000, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake looked awesome. But the journey took 3 hours is too long. It was boring. The journey reduce to 1 hour is better since the view looked almost the same. The seating area of the ship is not enough for so many tourist. There...More

Thank hweeying
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a cruise across the lake from the Dali side and back. The lake is very scenic but it was a dull day so we didn’t get the most out of it. There are two options, one a cruise across the lake, disembark and...More

Thank Rvwr2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was recommended to go Erhai Bo Li Qiu to take picture instead of Erhai Lake. Paid CNY10 for taking picture. Good place for photo shooting.

Thank Storyteller798006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first visited Shuanglang, then Xizhou, and stayed at a hotel south of Caicun (our base when visiting Dali). It was interesting to see how much algaes were being taken out of the lake all day long on both sides.

Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

פשוא תשכירו קטנוע משפת האגם או מהעיר העתיקה ותקחו אותו לסיבוב סביב חלק מהאגם, כנסו לכפרים ולשדות פשוט נפלא! Take a bike and go around partof the lake! get into the small roads of the cillagea and enjoy the real life of the chinees people!

Thank TamerA1404
Reviewed August 6, 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 July 26, 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 July 3, 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 June 28, 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 June 22, 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.

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Tania E
July 20, 2015|
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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