Day 1 Dali Arrival (-/L/-)
Arrive at Dali by the early morning flight or train. After meeting with your local guide at exit, you will transfer to Xizhou Town (1-1.5hrs).
Upon arrival, star your trip to witness the Bai tradtional architectures at Xizhou Town It’s known as a historical town, a classic Bai ethnic town. And enjoy the“Three-Course Tea ” ceremony at local family which is the traditional treating for Bai people to their honored guests, the Bai women will offering tea for three times including the first course of tea is called bitter tea, the second sweet tea and the third, aftertaste tea.
Afterward, taking a cruise tour in the lake by small boat. Erhai Lake means"sea shaped like an ear" in Chinese. Implying that the lake is ear shaped and as large as a sea, hence it was so named. The lake covers an area of 250 square kilometers and is located about two kilometers east of Dali.
In the afternoon, visit the Three Pagodas (In the time of Nanzhao and Dali Kingdoms, Chongshengsi was the largest monastery in this area and the Three Pagodas were only a part of it).
Finally discover the Dali Old Town. ( It was set up in 1382 A.D during the Ming Dynasty as the capital of the Dali kingdom. At present, only the south and north gate towers remain standing. There are well-preserved traditional houses of the Bai Ethnic Group people)
Lunch at local Chinese restaurant and dinner on your own account.
Overnight at Dali