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

  • Golden-Collected Holiday Hotel

    Golden-Collected Holiday Hotel

    Preparatory Three-star DaliXiaguan Price:-

    Opposite East Bus Terminal, the Golden-Collected Holiday Hotel (Jinhui Jiari Jiudian) is within easy access to Mingzhu Square, Erhai and Dali Museum. It takes 300 meters from the hotel..

  • Grand Bay View International Hotel

    Grand Bay View International Hotel

    Preparatory Five-star DaliXiaguan Price:-

    The Grand Bay View International (Haiwan Guoji Jiudian) is located in the new business district of Xiaguan in Dali, adjacent to the Gingang commercial area, the shore of Er River and ..

  • honglin hotel

    honglin hotel

    Two-star or Less Dali Price:-

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  • Jim's Peace Cafe and Guest House

    Jim's Peace Cafe and Guest House

    Two-star or Less DaliGucheng Price:-

    Jim's Peace Cafe & Guest House is also known as the No.3 Guesthouse. Just to make things confusing for the fun of it, there used to be two No.3 Guesthouses in Dali (Gucheng). Just r..

  • xiyao hotel

    xiyao hotel

    Two-star or Less Dali Price:-

    Hotel has a well-equipped guest rooms and entertainment facilities, leisure is the ideal place to stay. 

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