Activities

Tours & Sightseeing

Private Tour: Xizhou, Lake Erhai, and Dali Ancient City

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.
$132
8 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Tie Dye Experience Tour in Dali

Tour stars in Dali and goes to Xizhou and Zhoucheng. First we will visit Xizhou, a famous historical and cultural Bai minority town with well preserved architecture and then Zhoucheng, the hometown of Chinese tie-dyeing. This Dali traditional dyeing process is unique in China and even the world. During  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.
$128
1 day
Cultural & Theme Tours

Mountain and Cuisine Tour in Dali

Tour stars in Dali and goes up the Cangshan mountains. Up there the snow never melts and you will have a huge panoramic view of Erhai lake and it’s surroundings. Then we will visit Xizhou, a famous historical and cultural Bai minority town with well preserved architecture, and make our own Xizhou Baba, a famous local snack.
$116
1 day
Transfers & Ground Transport

3-Day Dali & Lijiang Tour (Departure from Kunming)

This tour will start with the Kunming-Dali night train and covers some distinctive scenic spots of Dali and 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 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 Kunming)
$370
3 days
Walking & Biking Tours

1-Day Electric Bike Tour in Dali

From Dali Old Town we ride an electric bike to Xizhou old town. This is the best way to really experience local life and feel the serene scenery of Erhai Lake. Xizhou is a famous historical and cultural Bai minority town with well-preserved architecture, and here you can make our own Xizhou Baba, a famous local snack.Erhai lake: ride along to the second biggest fresh water lake in Yunnan. Xizhou: explore Bai-style traditional architecture along the old tea-horse road.Xizhou Baba: learn to make this local delicacy yourself.
$128
1 day
Cultural & Theme Tours

1-Day Dali Baba Cooking and Cruise Tour

Our tour starts in Dali and brings you to Xizhou and Zhoucheng. First, we will visit Xizhou, a famous historical and cultural Bai minority town with well-preserved architecture, there you can make your own Xizhou Baba, a famous local snack. Then we go 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. Afterwards we will go on a cruise on Erhai lake and visit a local fishing village. Xizhou: morning market, see Bai-style traditional architecture along the old tea-horse roadXizhou Baba: learn to make this local delicacyTie Dye:  traditional Bai ethnic tie-dye workshop in ZhouchengErhai Lake: cruise on Erhai Lake to a local fishing village
$118
1 day
Cultural & Theme Tours

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.
$98
1 day
Shows, Concerts & Sports

2 Day Dali & Lijiang Classical Tour

This tour covers distinctive scenic spots of Dali and Lijiang. You will visit the less touristic Xizhou and Zhoucheng, to witness authentic ethnic minority customs and daily life, in addition to an Erhai lake cruise. In Lijiang, Naxi culture is a unique part of life in the region that we cannot let you miss. You will go on horseback and go to Yunhu Village, famous for its unique architecture seen nowhere else.Xizhou: Bai-style traditional architectureZhoucheng: Bai ethnic tie-dye workshop, learn how to tie-dyeErhai Lake: cruise on the Lake to a local fishing villageBlack Dragon Pool: one of the most iconic views in China Dongba Museum: exhibits about the ancient Dongba culture of the Naxi minorityYunhu Village: a traditional village with a horse-back view of Jade Dragon Snow MountainLijiang ancient town: Stroll around the top Old Town ancient village of all China
$248
2 days
Cultural & Theme Tours

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)
$468
3 days
Tours & Sightseeing

Dali Private Day Tour to Xizhou Village including Horse Drawn Carriage Ride, Tie-dye Art and Three Pagodas

Discover the beautiful Dali surroundings and experience the real local life and culture in this private tour. Explore the Erhai Lake landscape in a horse drawn carriage, visit the picturesque Xizhou village of the Bai ethnic minority, learn the process of the local tie-dyeing art, and visit the highlight of the area: The Three Pagodas.
$160
8 hours