A prime hiking spot in a biodiverse landscape, Cangshan Mountain boasts 18 peaks, all reaching an elevation of over 3,500 m (11,482.9 ft). Hike from the bottom or take the cable car up the side of the mountain to the popular Cloud Pass trail. A relatively flat, paved path running 12 km (7.4 mi) along the mountains, it offers striking views of Erhai Lake twinkling against the range's highest peak, Malong, some 4,122 m (13,524 ft) high. A temple provides a welcome rest stop, with refreshments and supplies to continue your journey. Look out for the many marble crafts available, extracted from the mountain's rich quarries. Make Cangshan Mountain part of your personalized Dali itinerary using our Dali trip planner.
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the mountain is closed to visitors - every 100m are aged gentlemen with red armbands and large sticks who will not hesitate to return you back to town. Same is true even for those small paths you... more »
Visit before 8:30 am to avoid paying entrance. If you don't mind walking stairs, climb up for some good exercise, otherwise pay an extra 30 RMB for the cable cart half way up. Reserve a few hours to..... more »
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