Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Natural Reserve

Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Natural Reserve

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Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Natural Reserve

Introduction: The Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Natural Reserve was established in 1981, and it became a ..

Tickets:Admission fee: About 50RMB/person Opening hours: All day

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Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Natural Reserve Introduction

The Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Natural Reserve was established in 1981, and it became a national reserve in 1994, aiming o­n protecting fresh water lake o­n highland, watery creatures, landscape in transition zone of north and south and the site of glaciers.
 
The famous scenic spot Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake is located in Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan Province. The crystal waters of Erhai Lake and the snow-capped Cangshan Mountain radiate with each other. Thus the scene is commonly described as “Silver Cangshan and Jade Erhai”.

Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Natural Reserve Features

Cangshan Mountain, also named Diancangshan, is famous for its verdant vegetations. It consists of 19 peaks with an average altitude of 3500m and extends 42 km from the north to the south and 20km from the east to the west. Its natural attractions include snow-capped peaks, flowing clouds and mists and murmuring brooks. Many lakes can be found in the summits and 18 streams influx eastward into the Erhai Lake, cutting through hills and peaks.

The geological and climatic condition in the Cangshan mountain that looks like a painted screen are complicated where there is a distinct vertical distribution of vegetation with more than 6000 kinds of plants distributed over all 19 peaks and 18 streams. The primeval forest of alpine azalea rolling for a few kilometers adds to a little charm of grand Cangshan Mountain where the unique fourth century glacier made highland rivers. Rocks, spring, clouds and butterflies add to a little mystery of the mountain.

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Admission fee: About 50RMB/person
 
Opening hours: All day

Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Natural Reserve Transporation

Erhai Lake, o­ne of the seven biggest fresh water lakes in China and a highland lake with enchanting sceneries, is named after the ear-shaped contour of the lake. Islets and beaches are dotted in the lake like pearls. In the dusk, the limpid water reflects the gold round shiny moon, which enhances the attractiveness of the lake. Snow of Cangshan Mountain and Moon of Erhai Lake, together with wind of the Lower Pass as well as flowers of the Upper Pass, are the most enchanting scenes in Dali. And the Erhai Park at the south tip of the lake enjoys the best view of the landscape of Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake.

The Best Hotels in Cangshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Natural Reserve

  • Wangjiazhuang Inn

    Wangjiazhuang Inn

    Preparatory Four-star DaliGucheng Price:-

    The Wangjiazhuang Inn (Wangjiazhuang Kezhan) is located in the quiet Fu'an Lane, just south of Erhai Park and Erhai Lake.Featuring elements of the local Bai ethnic group's architectural..

  • chenyuanbieyuan Dali Branch Inn

    chenyuanbieyuan Dali Branch Inn

    Two-star or Less DaliGucheng Price:-

    The Wangjiazhuang Dali Branch Inn (Dali Wangjiazhuang Kezhan) is located in the quiet Fu'an Lane, 20 kilometers from the bus station and railway station.Featuring local Bai ethnic group'..

  • Meideng Hotel

    Meideng Hotel

    Four-star DaliXiaguan Price:-

    The Meideng Hotel (Meideng Dajiudian) is situated within easy reach of a railway station.Featuring a Continental style, this Dali hotel has rooms outfitted with central air conditioning, ..

  • Yinquan Hotel

    Yinquan Hotel

    Preparatory Four-star DaliXiaguan Price:-

    The Yinquan Hotel (Dali Yinzhiquan Jiudian) is located on teh east end of Cangshan Road, Dali, within easy reach of the Mingzhu Square. This Dali hotel offers various rooms ranging fro..

  • Dali Dayu Hotel

    Dali Dayu Hotel

    Three-star DaliXiaguan Price:-

    The Dayu Hotel (Dayu Jiudian) is a business hotel located on the middle section of Shuangyuan Road, only 2 km from Dali Railway Station.This Dali hotel is built in Continental architectu..

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