Basic information Area code: 0872 Emergency phone: 110, 120, 119 Dali Tourism Bureau: 0872-2663216 Dali State Tourism Complaint Telephone 0872-2316779 Travel Information It is more convenient to come to Dali with your backpack. Bring a few clothes and supplies. […]
Area code: 0872
Emergency phone: 110, 120, 119
Dali Tourism Bureau: 0872-2663216
Dali State Tourism Complaint Telephone 0872-2316779
Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture People’s Hospital
Grade III A hospital, large-scale, first-class equipment.
Address: No.35, Renmin South Road, Shimonoseki, Marble
Arrival method: take 2 roads to the state hospital station
Fourth People’s Hospital of Yunnan Province (Affiliated Hospital of Dali University)
Address: 32 Carlsberg Avenue, Dali City
Arrival method: Take the 17th way to the affiliated hospital station
Dali has its own unique charm. Those who like nature outdoors can trek on Cangshan Mountain and Jizu Mountain, cycling around the erhai lake, travelers who like photography may choose to spend a few nights on the shores of the beach; young people may like to communicate with travelers and artists around the world in people’s road. Go to the bar to listen to the ballad; who Interested in the field of anthropology may feel that the Bai customs and beliefs of the Lord are endless treasures; and Dali is also a treasure for plant lovers, Cangshan mountain species of orchids are numerous, Dali has flowers in all seasons.
Dali City has always been the seat of the state government of Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture. On the west side is the upright Cangshan Mountain and the eastern part is the tranquil blue er hai lake. Dali is surrounded by the good scenery of the mountains.
Dali’s religious culture includes Buddhism, Islam, Catholicism, Christianity and other factions.
Bai blowing chamber
The Bai ethnic group in Yunlong County is a kind of ancient and civil drama that was written by the Bai people in the Lancang River (mekong river) Basin and has a long history. Because of its vocal style, it is also called a “puppet show.”
They speak mandarin and most of them can not speak English
Torch Festival June 25th
The Torch Festival is a traditional festival for the Bai people. On this day, people will perform activities such as ancestral worship, torchbearing, torchlighting, and torchblasting. The purpose is to pray for fruitful harvests and favorable weather conditions.
The March of the Lunar Calendar is one of the best seasons in Dali in the year.
In fact, Dali’s weather changes in the four seasons are not appreciable. Due to the small temperature difference, the climate here is pleasant and there is no obvious cold and hot summer. It is a good place for all four seasons to travel.
Travel around Dali, the main traffic is the bus and chartered vehicles, in main scenic spots , there are lots of youth hostels and inns, a night ranging from 150 to 300 yuan.
ICBC, China Construction Bank, Bank of China, and Agricultural Bank of China have savings offices in Dali Ancient City, and there are many ATM cash machines. It is very convenient to handle deposit and withdrawal business.
Dali Tourist Service Center
Address: Henan Road, Xiaguan, Dali City
Dali Huangcaoba Airport Dali Airport, DLU
Address: Junction of Fengyi Town and Haidong Town, East Coast of Erhai Lake.
Airport Phone: 0872-3121223
Civil Aviation Ticketing Office: 0872-2315335, 0872-2315339
After arriving at the airport, you can take an airport bus or take a taxi from the airport to Xiaguan and Dali. A taxi from the airport to downtown area of Xiaguan is 50 yuan, and to the ancient city of Dali is 90 yuan.
The airport bus departs with the flight time and it takes about 20 minutes. It costs 15 yuan for the Xiaguan town and 25 yuan for the Dali Ancient Town.
Dali Downtown Railway Station
Arrival method: Take Bus No. 1, No. 8 and Chongsheng Temple Three-Tower Line to reach the ticket office.
Xingsheng Road Passenger Station
Operation Dali bus to Kunming, Tengchong, Baoshan and other places.
Address: 41 Xingsheng Road, Xiaguan Town, Dali City
Arrival method: Take the bus No.11 and No.13 and get off at Yunzheng Station.
Dali Express Bus Terminal
Operate Dali buses to Kunming, Chuxiong and Yongping.
Address: No. 1, Huancheng South Road, Shimonoseki Town, Dali City
Arrival method: Take the bus No. 12 and get off at Longxi Road junction station:
Dali East Bus Station
Operation Dali bus bound for Jinghong (Xishuangbanna), Nanxun, Binchuan and other places.
Address: No.372, Qishan Road, Xiaguan Town, Dali City
How to get there: Take Bus No. 5 and get off at Tianjing Primary Station
Dali Bus Station North Station
Operate shuttles to Lijiang, Shangri-La, Deqin, Shuanglang and other places
Address: No. 30, Shenhua Road, Xiaguan Town, Dali City
Arrival method: Take Bus No. 4, 8 and 9 to get off at North Bus Station
Dali South Bus Station
Operate shuttles from Dali, Xiangyun, and Chongqing to Dali.
Address: Nanxun Road, Shimonoseki Town, Dali City (National Highway 320) Arrival method: Bus No. 2 gets off at the bus station of the bus company
In Dali City, there are bus routes extending in all directions, and you can reach various attractions in the city by bus. The price for a single ride is 1 yuan to 2 yuan.
The taxi starting price in Xiaguan Town is 8 yuan within 3 km and then 1.6 yuan per kilometer.
In many parts of Dali, it is possible to make an appointment to charter a trip. You can charter around the sea or anywhere else. The cost varies from 300 to 600 yuan per day. If there are more fellow travelers, this is a more cost-effective way to travel.
In 2015, the double-decker bus service begin, which has two directions bus, clockwise and counterclockwise directions. It can be traversed within 24 hours or 48 hours, including the main attractions of the erhai lake, with a 24-hour ticket price is 158 yuan and a 48-hour ticket price is 280 yuan. The price of 280 yuan is more cost-effective for individual travelers, but more expensive than a multi-person chartered vehicle. Tickets can be booked online.
Gantong calble way
Address: Chongshan Sentong Temple
Arrival method: Bus No. 4 Get off at the Gantong Temple Station, walk 1.5 kilometers
Tickets: 120 yuan
Ximatan cable way
Ximatan cableway is 5853 meters, It is the longest and highest span mountain cableway in China.
The one-way tour of Xinamtan Cableway takes about 1.5 hours, and the scenery along the way is much more spectacular than the scenery of Gantong cableway.
Address: Tianlong Babu Film City
Ticket price: 240 yuan
Zhonghe temple cable way
The Zhonghe temple cableway was the first to be built and the equipment was a bit simple, but it was the nearest cable way to the ancient city.
Address: West Side of Yinxian Road, Dali Ancient City
Arrival method: Bus No. 4 Road, Gucheng 2 Road Shuiruncun Station 1 km walk to Cangshan
Ticket price: 60 yuan
The majestic and magnificent Cang Mountain stretches from Eryuan to Xiaguan town. It consists of 19 mountain peaks with an average elevation of 3,500 meters and is the main peak of the southern tip of the Yunling Mountains.
Tickets: 40 yuan
The name of Yudai Yunyou Road originated from the famous “Yudai Cloud”, which is one beautiful scenery of Cangshan Mountain. This trail is located on the hillside of Cang Mountain at an altitude of approximately 2,600 meters. From Xiaofeng Peak in the north to Shengying Peak in the south, it is 16 kilometers in length and 2.5 meters in width. It takes about 4 hours to finish trekking (not counting downhills) time
Address: Cang Mountainside
Tickets: Cang mountain Scenic Area Tickets 40 yuan
It was built in Han Dynasty and rebuilt in Tang. There are seven tablets inscribed in the temple, which describe the rise and fall of the temple.
Address: Dali City, Sheng Ying Peak, near the gantong cable way.
Arrival method: take the bus 4 Road, get off at the Gantong Temple Station
opening hours: 7:30-16:30
From the map, the shape of the erhai lake resembles the human ear. This is exactly the origin of its name. In fact, it is a huge lake. It is the second largest freshwater lake in Yunnan Province and the seventh largest freshwater lake in China. Its deep blue water is impressive.
Tickets: Free admission to erhai Park, 50 RMB for Nanzhao Style Island, 12.5 RMB for Yuxi Island, 142 RMB for Longhai Cruise (including Tianjing Pavilion, Putuo, Jinsuo Island, Nanzhao Style Island, etc.)
The erhai lake Ring Road has been completed across the board, with signs throughout and around 120 kilometers around the lake. Cycling around the lake generally takes two days, one night rest in Shuanglang; some high-capacity electric vehicles can complete the sea within a day.
Dali Ancient Town and Shuanglang Town can rent bikes and electric cars all over the place. The price of mountain bikes is 30 to 70 yuan per day, and electric cars are about 100 yuan. Prices may be higher during peak season. There is also the business of car rental in Dali and returning the car in different locations.
There are two routes for cruise ships, of which the longer one is called ”Erhai grand tour” and starts at 9:00 from Dali Port in xiaguan town, and arrives at caicun village in dali ancient town at 10:00, then goes to Putuo in erhai lake. Visiting Shuanglang Town’s Nanzhao Style Island and finally docked at Taoyuan Pier. Or 14:00 departure from Taoyuan dock to Shuanglang Town, Nanzhao Style Island, and then head to the end of Dali Caicun Village Pier. The total fare of the Erhai Grand Cruise is RMB 140. It includes Erhai Cruise Tickets, Erhai Resource Protection Fees, Bai Tea Song and Dance Show, Little Putuo Ferry Fee, and Nanzhao Style Island Ticket.
The shorter route is named “Erhai Eco-tourism”. Two time you can choose, 10:30 and 14:00 are opened and the boarding place is at the Caicun Village Pier in Dali. Visiting Tian Jing Ge and Nanzhao style island. The cost of the Erhai -Ecotourism is RMB 140. It includes tickets for erhai Sea Cruises, erhai Resource Protection Fees, Bai Tea Song and Dance Show, Tian Jing Ge Tickets, and Nanzhao Style Island Tickets.
The Shuanglang is the most popular ancient town in the coastal area. It is one of the best places to see the clouds in the Erhai Sea and Cang Mountain. High season reservations are required in advance.
Address: Shuanglang Town, northeastern Erhai lake, Dali City
Arrival method: There are three buses to the Shuanglang at Dali North Bus Station in Xiaguan town. The departure time is usually in the morning. You can also go to the opposite side of the “Fenghua Xueyue” Hotel in Dali ancient Town and wait for the car, but also some people are always do chartered bus here
Xizhou Bai Nationality Residence is the most well-preserved and most distinctive Bai ethnic group in Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture. Travelers interested in architectural art should not miss this place.
Arrival method: Dali Ancient City, outside Dali Road or 214 National Road, the direction of the northbound bus can go to Xizhou, waving stop, the fare is about 7 yuan
Zhoucheng is an ancient village famous for its tie-dyeing process. Many students from art colleges come to Dali to paint their own sketches and they have to visit Zhoucheng.
Huadian Dam is a highly recommended for hikers. Huadian Dam is located between the two peaks of Yunnong and Canglang, the northernmost of the nineteen peaks of Cangshan. It consists of large and small Huadian. Today, there is a Bai natural village and a breeding station in Huadian Dam. Visitors here are less and this place is suitable for camping.
Address: Xizhou Town, Dali City, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Chongshan Cloud Lane, Canglangfeng West
Eryuan West Lake is a Baizu water town, very characteristic. West Lake is located in the west of the Erhai Sea and is one of the water sources of the Erhai lake.
Address: Youzuo Town, Wuyuan County, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture
Arrival method: There is a shuttle bus to Yuhu Town of Wuyuan County in the west gate of Dali Ancient Town. Get off at Youyou Town on the way, then take the local tricycle, 10 yuan to the scenic gate
Opening hours: 9:00-17:00
Tickets: 20 yuan
Yunlong County is famous for producing high-quality well salts since ancient times. Among them, “Nuo Dengjing” is the most famous and has long been broadcast in the Central Plains since the Han Dynasty.
Address: Nuodeng Road, Nuodeng Town, Yunlong County, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture
Arrival method: Long-distance bus service from Dali City to Yunlong County
Founded in the Ming Dynasty, there are 18 arhats statues in the temple that are well preserved. Published in 1987 as Yunlong County Heritage Conservation Unit.
Address: Elephant Village, Shimen Town, Yunlong County, Dali City, about 3 km from the county
Stone gate Pass has a large stone gate, which is a narrow and long valley. Stone gate Pass is not a long mountain road, about 2 kilometers. Because it is a plateau, it takes more energy to walk.
Address: stone gate pass, Jinniu Town, She Nationality Autonomous County, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture
Arrival method: Dali South Bus Station take the shuttle bus in the direction of yangbi county and get off at stone gate pass, take a local van to the scenic spot.
Tickets: 30 yuan
Jizu Mountain is a famous Buddhist mountain. It integrates natural scenery and Buddhist features. It is a famous tourist destination in Dali. Backpackers who had in-depth excursions in Dali mostly praised Jizu Mountain. Jizu Mountain is named after its topography. If you look down from high altitude, this mountain is like an unfolded chicken claw.
Ancient Nanzhao State was founded in the ancient city of Weishan, which is now the county seat of Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County. These ancient buildings are exquisite in craftsmanship, shows arts of ancient Weishan ancestors. In China, it is rare to keep such a complete ancient city.
Address: Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture Weishan Yi and Hui Autonomous County
Arrival method: Weishan Ancient City is 61 kilometers from Dali City in the north, and more than 400 kilometers from Kunming in the east. There are several long-distance trains to Weishan Mountain every day. The journey takes approximately 2 hours. Kunming Nanyao Bus Terminal has access to Weishan, takes about 5 hours
Opening hours: all day
The ancient town of Shaxi is between Dali and the Old Town of Lijiang, about 8 kilometers from Shibaoshan. This is a beautiful small town with a history dating back more than 2,400 years. It is also one of the birthplaces of Yunnan bronze culture. The natives of Shaxi are dominated by the Bai people. There are still a part of Hui people. People still maintain a relatively primitive way of life. Every Friday morning, people go to the ancient town center to gather at the fair.
Address: Southwest of Jianchuan County, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture
Arrival method: Kunming, Dali and Lijiang all have direct shuttles to Jianchuan. In Jianchuan County or Diannan Town, there are mini-cars to Shaxi, and the fare is 8 yuan. The time is uncertain. It will take until people are almost full.
Near Shaxi Ancient Town, there is a Shibaoshan. Shibaoshan is a Danxia landform. In one of the caves, there is a female genital carving, This is where local women pray for pregnant.
Address: 120 km north of Dali City, 25 km from Jianchuan County and 8 km from Shaxi Ancient Town.
Tickets: 60 yuan
Day 1: Dali Ancient City – Yangren Street – Document Building – Cangwu Spring – Shuanglang
Day 2: Nanzhao Style Island – Little Putuo – Yuji Island – Erhai lake
Day3: Cang Mountain
Day 1: Dali – Erhai lake- Xizhou – Zhoucheng – Butterfly Spring – Shuanglang – Putuo to Dali directly chartered to the beach, began to ride cirle the erhai lake, night stay in Shuanglang town.
Day 2: Shuanglang – Dali Ancient City – Yangren Street
Day 3: Cang Mountain
Dali’s local restaurants mainly focus on Bai cuisine and snacks. As one of China’s earliest cosmopolitan tourism cities, Dali is also dotted with other places restaurants, western restaurants, and cafes. It can be said that almost any type of food and beverage can be found in Dali. . Dali’s Bai cuisine is based on hot and sour taste, using many local ingredients. Famous dishes include hot and sour fish, raw skin, and Yongping yellow pheasant chicken and pea jelly.
Bait is a well-known traditional snack in Yunnan and is made from high-quality rice.
The owner of the bar is British, so the bar was made into a Western style. The owner had a small brewery outside the ancient city of Dali, so the beer served in the bar was freshly brewed, with a refreshing taste.
Address: No. 59, Renmin Road, Dali City
per capita consumption: 70 yuan
Address: Shuanglang Town, Dali City, going to the corner of Nanxun Style Island Pier (opposite the Shipyard Inn)
Hiking on Cang Mountain, cycling around the Erhai lake, Rock climbing on Shuanglang, Cangshan Power Paragliding
Dali has more than 3,000 hotels and inns, almost everyone can choose a suitable for their own.
Bai people tie dye, flower cake, beef, Norden ham, tile cat, wood carving and other arts and crafts.
March Street is a traditional festival for the Dali Bai people. It is a grand commodity fair held on March 15th of the Lunar New Year. It usually lasts for 5 days and is located on March Street, west of Dali Ancient Town.
Every time the holiday season comes, the Bai people will wear traditional costumes and gather to hold activities to worship Guanyin and sell their own products.
In addition to commodity trading on March Street, there are also a series of exciting performance activities such as singing, dancing, white drama, lantern show, ball games and jockey.
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