Your sightseeing tour begins with pickup from your Dali hotel at 8am, when you’ll greet your private guide and board an air-conditioned vehicle for a panoramic tour of Lake Erhai, one of the seven largest freshwater lakes in China.
Following a cultural and historical introduction to Dali from your guide, you’ll board a horse-drawn carriage for a scenic tour of Xizhou Town, characterized by its Bai-style architecture and untouched cultural relics. Explore the area on foot for a closer look at Dali’s courtyards and rustic living quarters, and then visit the a local home to experience a tea ceremony and traditional dance.
Stop to observe the art of tie-dying (printing patterns on cloth with dye) before revitalizing with lunch at a Chinese restaurant. Your tour culminates at the Three Pagodas of Dali, magnificent structures, dating back to the 9th and 10th centuries, that shoot into the mist created by the Cangshan Mountains.Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Dali hotel at around 4pm.