Yunnan · Dali
Eryuan County 洱源县

The 'Source of Erhai' has with Cibi Lake, West Lake and Fengyu a number of nice place, plus plenty of hotsprings.
Picture: The Heihui River valley north of Liantie.
River Panorama near Liantie: The Heihui River valley north of Liantie.


Eryuan county is almost entirely Bai. Xihu is an ancient wetland area, the Fengyu valley retains lots of Bai customs and there are plenty of hotsprings around.


Qiaohou

Once an important salt-mining town, now the second largest town along the Heihui River north of Yangbi.

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Cibi Lake

Pretty lake with recreational facilities.

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Liantie

A cross-road market town.

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Eryuan County Town

A small county town just of pretty Cibi Lake.

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Yousuo and West Lake

A pretty lake area south of Eryuan.

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Travel Notes

In mid-2017 many hotels in the Erhai Lake catchment area have been closed for the protection of the lake.

Festivals

Lanterns on the Lake 22 Aug 2019