Dali[ Related Itinerary ]

Dali, a popular tourist city in Yunnan Province, is a historical city with 500 years' history. The beauty of Dali is not like this kind of gently beauty in Jiangnan towns, also not flashy as the Lijiang Ancient Town. It just likes the girl next door, pure, natural, connotation and authentic. Hiding in the surroundings of Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake, Dali is quiet and vicissitudes of life, it needs to taste by your meditation.

In the long year’s history of China, Dali has been a prominent position and role. It is one of the regions of Yunnan's cultural birthplace. The main inhabitants of the region are the Bai. The Bai people have long established roots in the Erhai Lake region, and are thought to have settled the area some 3000 years ago. In the early 8th century they grouped together and succeeded in defeating the Tang Imperial Army before establishing the Nanzhao kingdom.

The symbol attractions include Dali Ancient Town, Mt. Cangshan, Erhai Lake, Three Pagodas and Xizhou Bai Houses. All these places tell you how beautiful Dali is. A visit to this pure land will bring you back to the easy lifestyle.


Dali Ancient Town

Located in the northwest part of Yunnan Province, Dali Ancient Town is the economic and cultural center of the Dali Bai Autonomous ...More

Erhai Lake

Erhai Lake is the largest highland lake, one of the ten largest fresh-water lakes in China and it is considered the Mother Lake of ...More

Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple

Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple in Dali has a history of over 1,800 years and it is regarded as one of the "Three Ancients" of ...More

Mt. Cangshan

Mt. Cangshan is the main mountain in the south of Yunling mountain chain consisting of 19 peaks. ...More

House of Bai people in Xizhou

Bordering Erhai in the east and Mt. Cangshan in the west, the well preserved architectures show a lyrical atmosphere and carefree ...More