Sitting under the towering peak of Cang Shan Mountain in Yunnan, China, next to serene Er Hai lake, Dali (大理) couldn't have a more dramatic setting. Well established on tourist itineraries for both Western and Chinese travellers, Dali is blessed with a interesting restored old town, refreshing climate and great countryside.
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I really like 5 Elements, but there were a few problems that while easily fixed might make your stay not as comfortable if you plan to stay more than a night or two. First, the good things - the location is right next to the Jade Roo/Jade Emu guesthouses outside the city walls and next to the Cangshan mountain range. ... more
Stayed here for a fantastic week. We had a family suite, which was perfect for us, with our own en suite! Clean and simple. We asked for the bathroom to be cleaned midstay and it was done efficiently. Location great - right on doorstep of old town, and quiet being away from the hustle and noise. ... more
Horrible stay; the staff was extremely rude, never smiled (only when we walked in before the check-in), nor greeted us when we left. We asked for information and they only tried to sell us their package tours, lying to us about the info we asked (we found out later). The rooms aren't clean. ... more
Accomodation Dali and Lijang
Any suggestions for good places to stay in Dali and Lijang? ...
Visiting Kunming, Dali, and Lijiang
Hi people, I plan to visit Kunming, Dali, and Lijiang ON JULY 2006. I'm going to spend 2 night in Lijiang, do you know recomended budget hotel aroung Lijiang? During 2 - 5 January 2006 I spent my time in Bangkok. I found some problem for taking public transportation. It was hard for me to ask the driver ...
English teaching in beautiful areas of Lijiang, Dali and Wes
English teaching in beautiful areas of Lijiang, Dali and Western Sichuan ALong the way up Northwerstern Yunnaan (Dali, Lijiang) into Sichuan (Songpan, Langmusi, Chengdu), are there any English teaching opportunities? I'm sure in Chengdu there are a few PRIVATE language schools? Does anyone remember the names ...
I missed to go to Dali at the first time. I had no idea why I planned to go there afterwards, it was probably to enjoy the serene there and to slow me down. I eventually got the chance to go to Dali. I ...
Posted in walking on by minfreya
Spent a fantastic few days in Dali, a lovely old Chinese (Bai minority) town in the shadow of a 15,000 foot mountain by a huge lake. I spent one day taking Kung-Fu lessons on the North gate of the Old ...
Posted in China 2007 by magykal1
Yesterday we set of for Dali. The bus journey was long and bumpy as the main road was closed for repair. We stopped a few times on the way and for lunch we had pot noodles. Dali like everywhere else ...
Posted in Alex & Rob's Travel Blog by Yeebles