Top 20 Experiences in dali
1-Day Tie Dye Experience Tour in Dali
Our tour starts in Dali Old Town and takes you to the non-touristic Xizhou and Zhoucheng. First, we will visit Xizhou, a famous historical and cultural Bai minority town with well-preserved architecture and then continue to Zhoucheng, the hometown of Chinese tie-dyeing. This Dali traditional dyeing process is unique in China and even in the world. During our tour, you can experience minority’s folk customs and daily local life and even better, you can tie-dye by yourself. Afterwards we will go on a cruise on Erhai lake and visit a local fishing village. • Xizhou: morning market and Bai-style traditional architecture along the old tea-horse road • Tie Dye:traditional Bai ethnic tie-dye workshop in Zhoucheng, learn how to tie-dye yourself • Erhai lake: cruise on Erhai Lake to a local fishing village
Private tour to Xizhou old town local market Erhai lake three Pagodas from Dali
Meet guide in the lobby at 8:30 am and transfer to Xizhou old town in this old town you will see the traditional buildings and Ethnic minority Bai people who has their own clothes then you will visit Xizhou market to see locals are doing business, also you will enjoy cruise at Erhai lake , it the second biggest lake in Yunan province which is the Lung of Dali, it’s clear water and with beautiful Mountain in it’s surrounding, after tour we will drop you to city then visit the three Pagodas which is built in Tang dynasty with the history of more than 1800 years, it’s the symbol of Dali. Transfer to hotel in Dali city.
1-Day Erhai Sightseeing in Dali
We will start in Dali Ancient Town and then take an adventurous tour around Erhai Lake by car. Along the way, we will pass the Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple, eat Xizhou Baba in a charming old town and visit the birthplace of Bai ethnic culture. Go on a one-day journey with us and see sunny wetlands, majestic mountains, serene temples, peaceful islands, old towns, traditional fishermen and lots and lots of birds. • Erhai lake: go around the second biggest fresh water lake in Yunnan • Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple: more than 1000 years old and the symbol of Dali. • Xizhou: Bai-style traditional architecture along the old tea-horse road. • Wase: one of the birthplaces of Bai culture, on the east side of Erhai lake. • Haidong: beautiful scenery and wetlands around Erhai lake.
3-Day Private Dali Tour
Visit highlights of Dali including Dali airport/train station pick up, Dali Ancient City, Cangshan Mountain, Three Pagodas,Erhai, Xizhou morning market Zhoucheng village and Xizhou Bai-styled folk residence with this 3 days private tour from Dali. You will be picked up and dropped off at the Dali airport/train station.
Dali Private Tour to Xizhou Ancient Town and Erhai Lake
This tour is made for people who wants to experience the real local life and culture of Dali. You will visit the local residences in Xizhou, visit the local market and taste the local appetizers like Xizhou pan-baked bread. Moreover, you be taken to Erhai by horse cabin while sightseeing the local village and farms around. You will have a try on Dairy Fan in your lunch and then start a real life experience tour on those architect in unique Bai style and those local living quarters for Bai. While walking in Foreigner Street, you might have a different understanding in Dali and its life.
Private Transfer from Dali to Lijiang/Shuhe hotel
We provides convenient private transfer service between Dali hotel/train station and your hotel in the downtown of Lijiang or Shuhe. We offer many choices of vehicles and all our drivers are professional and know every corners of this area quite well. All the clean, tidy air-con vehicles we use are licensed with insurance. The vehicles will be just for you, your family or your group.
Cangshan Mountain: River Gorge Hike (1 Day)
After hiking steadily uphill for about an hour through terraced fields and tea plantations, we come to the entrance of the gorge. We continue along a small trail that traverses the side of the gorge for another 30 minutes before finally coming to the river. We soon arrive at the first of many small but majestic waterfalls with crystal clear pools that are perfect for cooling off in during summer. After hiking beside the river past a series of waterfalls for about an hour, we come to the most spectacular part of the entire gorge, a narrow channel with high cliffs nicknamed the “Cathedral”. The walls of the cliffs are smooth, undulating and completely vertical, even overhanging. Much like a typical “slot canyon”, they were worn smooth over eons by rushing water, which gives them a very interesting appearance. This is the narrowest part of the entire gorge (only a few metres wide at its narrowest point), and the cliffs are at least 30 metres high, so the view is quite stunning.
Private Day Tour: Erhai Lake, Three Pagodas, Dali Ancient Town
Visit the famous scenic spots of Dali and explore its unique history, culture and experience traditional crafts in this full-day private tour. Private local English-speaking tour guide, vehicle and driver will accompany you through the tour. Don't miss the local cuisine for lunch.
3-Day Private Lijiang City Highlights Tour from Dali
Spend 3-day to discover the highlights of Lijiang for a private and customizable sightseeing tour from Dali. This personalized tour is tailored to your needs and allows you to tick off Lijiang city attractions, such as Mu Palace, Lion Hill, Lijiang Old Town, the Dongba Culture Museum, the Black Dragon Pool, Tiger Leaping Gorge and Yangtze River First Bend. Explore Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and enjoy amazing open-air Impression Lijiang Impression Show which performances by non-professional peasant actors who are from local villages. If you have other sites in mind to go, just feel free to discuss with your tour guide. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fee, round trip cable car, lunch, show tickets and door-to-door hotel transfers. You can choose to end your tour in Lijiang or return Dali.
2-Days Private tour of Shibaoshan,Shaxi and Tiger Leaping Gorge from Dali
Visit highlights of Dali and Lijiang including Dali Shibaoshan Mountain and overnight in Dali Shaxi old town then next day visit the Lijiang Tiger Leaping gorge with this 2 days private tour from Dali. You will be picked up Dali hotel/train station and dropped off at the Lijiang/Shuhe hotel.
2days tour Dali Cangshan Mout erhai lake xizhou market three pagodas from Dali
Dali City, located in the western part of Yunnan Province, is the prefecture-level administrative capital of Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture. Dali City is located in the Erhai Plain, the foot of Cangshan Mountain and the shore of Erhai Lake on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. It is the capital of Nanzhao and Dali in ancient times. As the political, economic and cultural center of ancient Yunnan, it lasted for more than 500 years. The average temperature is 14degrees it’s a sunshine city but it’s also called windy city, while in summer not hot and winter not cold and all the year is pleasant. During the two days we will arrange your trip to hike at Cangshan Mountain along with the Dali old town, which is a really fantastic day, also we will arrange a day trip to Xizhou market, Erhai lake cruise, and three Pagodas which is another beautiful day, hope you will enjoy the 2 days trip in Dali.
Two-day Dali & Lijiang Tour
The two days Dali & Lijiang tour covers some distinctive scenic spots from Dali to Lijiang with reliable transportation included during the entire trip. You will visit Xizhou and Zhoucheng, both near Dali, to witness authentic ethnic minority customs and daily life, in addition to a wonderful Erhai lake cruise. In Lijiang, Naxi culture is an enduring part of life in the region that you simply cannot miss. You will view brilliant vistas on horseback and go to Yunhu Village, famous for its unique architecture and culture seen nowhere else.
Private Customized Tour: Dali City Highlights in One Day
Have only a limited amount of time in Dali? Enhance your sightseeing experience of Dali by designing your own itinerary on this private, full-day tour. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, customize your day according to your interests. Choose to visit some of the city’s historical highlights such as Chongsheng Three Pagodas, Experience the convenient cable car to Cangshan Mountain; Take the boat cruise from Er Lake to Golden Shuttle Island, get to know Bai Minority's culture and lifestyle; Finish in the lively neighborhood of Xizhou Ancient Town. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, cable car round trip, lunch, and door to door transfer.
Private Day Tour of Dali Explore the Ancient City
Experience the many cultural and natural attractions of Dali on this easy day trip. Visit this ancient city, with its ethnic Bai culture and architecture. Also spend time on one of the largest lakes in China, Lake Erhai, on a cruise. Travelers with a range of interests will enjoy the monasteries, pagodas, markets, and villages included on the full itinerary.
Cangshan Mountain: Alpine Meadow and Hidden Waterfalls Hike (1 Day)
A short but vigorous 3 to 4 hour hike up Cangshan Mountain, with roughly 600 metres of elevation gain and stunning natural scenery. Highlights of the trip include hiking up the side of a dramatic river gorge to a beautiful alpine meadow and visiting a series of spectacular, hidden waterfalls.
Three-day Private Dali, Shaxi and Lijiang Tour
This tour covers Dali, Shaxi and Lijiang with private transportation during the entirety of your trip from one destination to another. The consequence of the trip is able to be reversed. You can start from Dali or Lijiang. You will visit Xizhou and Zhoucheng, both near Dali, to witness authentic ethnic minority customs and daily life, in addition to a wonderful Erhai lake cruise. In Shaxi ancient town, wandering through the cobbled streets, you will feel the thousand years of history of the Nanzhao Kingddom and the tea-horse road. In Lijiang, Naxi culture is an enduring part of life in the region that you simply cannot miss. You will view brilliant vistas on horseback and go to Yunhu Village, famous for its unique architecture and culture seen nowhere else. You’re going to love it! (Departure from Dali)
Vegan Small Group Day Tour in Yunnan Market and Pottery Making
We are a sustainable tour company that advocates for a better world, emphasizing on delicious plant-based cuisine and a greener plastic free lifestyle. We bring our guests to exuberant local markets in the rich cultural streets of China, that are hidden and unexplored to many, giving them the opportunity to savor traditional vegan snacks and flavorsome dishes. We aim to highlight and promote local sustainable businesses and traditions to support traditional crafts and help others to experience in-depth traditional Yunnan culture off the beaten path. Yunnan is one of the most important social sights in all of China and an absolute must-see for people who come to visit China. It has a preserved environment filled with flowering plants of multiple colors and an ancient folk culture that relies on keeping a stable, healthy environment. The cultural heritage of Yunnan depends mainly on indigenous people who continue to practice natural customs.
Cangshan Mountain: Alpine Meadow and Hidden Waterfalls Hike - Camping (2 Days)
A short but vigorous 3 to 4 hour hike up Cangshan Mountain, with roughly 600 metres of elevation gain and stunning natural scenery. Highlights of the trip include camping in a beautiful alpine meadow and visiting a series of spectacular, hidden waterfalls. After visiting the waterfalls, we set up our tents in the alpine meadow. The rest of the afternoon is spent relaxing in the beautiful meadow – talking, reading, taking photos and just enjoying the peace and tranquility of our natural surroundings. Our campsite is perfectly quiet at night and an excellent place from which to look up at the stars! This short hike and overnight camping trip allows you to conveniently immerse yourself in nature, while still being close to civilization. When your hiking and camping under the stars, you'll feel far, far away from the hustle and bustle of the world's most populous nation, despite actually only being a short distance from the nearest village!
1-Day Dali tour with the Daili old town, Xizhou Village and Three Pagodas
Visit highlights of Dali including Dali ancient city, Xizhou village, Erhai lake and Three pagodas park with this private day tour from Dali. You will be picked up and dropped off at the Dali hotel/train station.
Cangshan Mountain: Black Dragon Pools and Summit Hike - Camping (2 Days)
A challenging but very rewarding high altitude hike that begins at the base of Cangshan Mountain at just over 2000 metres above sea level and takes you far up the mountain to a group of pristine alpine ponds located at 3780 metres (12,300 feet)! We camp right next to the ponds and enjoy an epic sunset before continuing up the mountain the next morning to the summit at an elevation of 4030 metres (13,450 feet)! This is a 15 km hike with a total elevation gain of approximately 1750 metres on the first day and 250 metres on the second day, so you need to be in strong physical condition. Serious hikers willing to challenge themselves will be rewarded with spectacular scenery, stunning views and a real sense of accomplishment!