Erhai Lake Park in Dali City
Chinese Name: 洱海公园
Chinese Pinyin: Er Hai Gong Yuan
English Name: Erhai Lake Park in Dali City
Opening Hours: 9：00—17：00
Recommended Visiting Hours: 2-3 hours
Reputation: AAAA scenic spot
Location: south of Erhai Lake, Dali
Erhai Lake Park
Erhai Lake Park(洱海公园) is a park at the southern end of the Erhai Sea in Dali City, Yunnan Province. It is the first stop to visit the Cangshan and Erhai Scenic Area. The pavilions, terraces and buildings echo each other. It has become the largest comprehensive park with the complete facilities in Dali. The sea water temperature is around 7 °C even in the winter and summer, especially for winter swimming. Today, Erhai Park has become an important flower breeding base in western Yunnan.
Where is Erhai Lake Park?
Erhai Lake Park is located in the east end of Erhai Lake. It is the first station for the Cangshan and Erhai tour. In December of 1976, the Erhai Lake Park was built here.
Erhai Lake Park consists of the Haixin Pavilion, swimming pool, promenade, zoo, botanical garden, flower garden and the place for fishing. To the south of Wanghai Tower, there is a colorful garden. All kinds of Dali famous flowers like camellia, rhododendron, plum, lily, compete for beauty. On the north side of the sea promenade is 300 grades of bluestone steps that are more than 3 feet wide, like a waterfall rushing down, directly to the beach in the middle of the park.
Tuanshan Hill(团山) stands in the park. It was the hunting place for royal family in the ancient time. It was a island of Erhai Lake before. With the changing environment, it became the hill beside the lake.
Useful Travel Tips
When the weather is fine in Dali, the sunshine is heated, and ultraviolet light is strong. People should avoid direct sunlight, and the sun hat preparation is required during outdoor activities, a pair of sunglasses will make you comfortable in the trip.