Eryuan County

Eryuan County Overview

Chinese Name: 洱源县 English IPA: Eryuan County Location: in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture located in southern Yunnan Province Population (city): 330,000 Language: Bai language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Eryuan County is at the north of Dali City and is the travel hub to such famous scenic sites as Lijiang, Dali and Diqing. Eryuan county is also known for hot springs town.

Highlights of Eryuan County

1. Bai Ethnic Village

There are many Bai ethnic villages you can visit. In these village, you can know culture and life of Bai ethnic minority.

2. Glorious Landscape

Gorgeous natural landscapes attract a lot of tourist. In Niaodiaoshan Mountain, you can see the wonder of Birds Pay Homage.

3. Cibi Lake

60% of the water in Erhai is flow from Eryuan, and Cibi Lake is said to be the mother lake of Erhai. 

4. Dali Direguo Geothermal Paradise

It is one of the largest landmark hot spring tourist areas in Yunnan Province.


Other Destinations in Eryuan County

    Eryuan County Attractions

    There are several specific Bai Ethnic Villages and different kinds of lakes in Eryuan County. Zhangjiazhuang Village, Liyuan Bai Ethnic Village,  Xihu Nandeng Bai Ethnic Village are good choice for you to visit to know Ethnic culture. You can go to Cibi Lake, East Lake, West Lake to enjoy their glorious nutural landscapes. Here is also a thriving hot spring resort. Jiuqitai Hot Springs, Xiashankou Hot Springs Village are good choices.   [...]

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    Eryuan County Tours

    Welcome to choose our customized, flexible and unique Yunnan Tour packages. There are several specific Bai Ethnic Villages and different kinds of lakes. There are many different tours that you can choose. For example: 1 day Dali to Lijiang tour with Niaodiaoshan Mountain and Cibi Lake, 46 days Yunnan panorama photography tour with 25 ethnic minorities discovery and Three Parallel Rivers hiking adventure... If you have any doubt, you can consult us, and we can help you plan a better trip. [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    Eryuan County is a county in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture located in the western suburbs of Dali. There are seasons charming scenery.Here without cold winter and heat summer and with an annual average temperature of 13.9 ℃, is an excellent place for tourism and leisure. Like Dali weather, Eryuan, has a rainy season that starts in May and goes throughout the Summer, bringing intermittant showers throughout the afternoon, with patches of sun in between. November  begins the dry season, [...]

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    It is convenient to travel from Kunming to Dali, because the two cities are connected by a high grade highway, and vehicles commute between them for 24 hours a day. It takes six hours to reach Dali this way. Ticket prices vary according to the mode of travel, but normally they should fall between the range of 100 and 150 yuan. How to Get in By Car Travel to Eryuan by car is 414 km in distance, you need 5 hours from Kunming to Eryuan. By Pubic Transportation By [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    In Eryuan County, Bai ethnic minority created brilliant culture and customs, among which the unique traditional festivals of Bai people enjoy good fame and attract tourists home and abroad to visit. ‣ Visiting Three Spirits Visiting Three Spirits is a grand big festival held by Bai people to pray for rain and luck and worship their patron god.  ‣ Third Month Fair(March Fair) The Third Month, dated back to the Tang Dynasty, falls from the 15th to 21st of the third lunar month. [...]

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    Travel Tips

    We’ve offered you some travel tips about Eryuan County. Hope these information could be useful for you. Useful Numbers Zip code: 671200 Area code:0872 Useful Numbers Consumer Complaint:12315 Tourist Complaint:0872-2124023 Telephone Number Inquiry:114 Weather Forecast:121 Fire:119 Police:110 Ambulance:120 Safety Precautions 1.Take care of your luggage and important things, such as passport and visa. 2.Check out the weather report before your travel. Do not go sightseeing in bad weather. 3.Respect and follow local custom and avoid conflicts. Advice There is no hot summer here, and T-shirts, shorts and a light over coat are enough for this [...]

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    Useful Maps

    Eryuan County is at the north of Dali City. The whole county covers an area about 2,875 square kilometers, Located in the Hengduan Mountains and the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau border zone.There are 6 Towns and  Townships under its jurisdiction. [...]

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    Eryuan County Accommodation

    Eryuan County is a small county which doesn't have too many luxury hotels, but accommodation is convenient and comfortable in here. You can choose different hotels  according to your requirements.  Here are some hotels we provide for your reference. Huoyanshan Spa Hotel(火焰山酒店) Tel:(0872)5340999 Address:The jiont of 214 national road and Highway Exit of Niu Street, Sanying Town, Eryuan County, China C0mment:The hotel has  well-equipped basic facilities and perfect service system, and traffic is very convenient. Eryuan Hotel(洱源酒店) Tel:(0872)3067888 Address:The jiont of 310 provincial road and Shuangyong Road, Eryuan [...]

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