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Discover Dali Tour

Trip Duration: 2 Days

Trip Type:Private Sightseeing, Culture Journey

Trip Date: daily

Trip Highlights: Dali Ancient Town, Three Pagodas, Erhai Lake, Xizhou Ancient Town

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  • 2 Days Discover Dali Tour to Three Pagodas, Ancient Town, Erhai Lake & Xizhou
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2 Days Discover Dali Tour to Three Pagodas, Ancient Town, Erhai Lake & Xizhou

Trip Overview

Dali city is located 300 kilometers away from Kunming and only a 40 minute flight apart Kunming. It was the ancient capital of both the Bai Kingdom Nanzhao, which flourished in the area during the 8th and 9th centuries, and the Kingdom of Dali, which reigned from 937-1253. This Dali tour will give you a chance to explore and discover the Dali city’s old and modern cultures, Bai people’s life and customs and the wonderful sceneries.



Day 1 Arrive Dali (-/-/D)

Three Pagodas of DaliTransfer via: flight arrive at Dali arrange by you

Meet at Dali Airport, and then transfer you to the downtown hotel for check-in. after a short break, drive you to Three Pagodas for a visit, then go ahead to explore Dali Ancient Town.

Three Pagodas are one kilometer away from north of Dali. The styles of the three pagodas are similar. The main pagoda is "Qianxun Pagoda". It is a square pagoda and it is 69.13 meters high. Its molding and style were imitated the Small Wild Goose Pagoda in Xian and the Song Yue Monastery Pagoda in Henan Province.

Dali Ancient Town is a magical fascinating place with an international flair. It attracts lots of tourists from all over the world annual. Far-reaching Dali history, it’s known as "literature of the state" good reputation. Due to its long history, there are lots of cultural relics.

Day 2 Dali Departure (B/L/-)

Xizhou Ancient TownTransfer via: flight departure Dali arrange by you

This morning, you will have an Ehai Lake cruise to appreciate the amazing and beautiful sceneries around Erhai Lake. After landing, will drive to Xizhou Ancient Town to experience the local Bai people’s life and taste some typical Bai people’s food and drinks, such as the Three Couse Tea. And then go to explore the typical Bai people’s dwellings. After finish this tour, will transfer you to Dali Airport for catching your flight to next destination.

Erhai Lake, Chinese meaning is ‘ear-shaped sea’, is situated at 1,972 m above sea level. In size, the North-South length of the lake is 40 km and the East-West width is roughly 7-8 km. Its area is 250 km², making it the second largest highland lake of China, after Dianchi Lake.


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