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Car Hire in Dali City

Car Hire in Dali City

Dali City is located in Yunnan, China. Aside from renting and picking up a rental car at Dali City Airport (DLU), there is the eHi car hire Dali City service just 4 miles west of the centre on G320. You can choose from compact cars, luxury sedans, or SUVs, depending on your preferences and needs.

Car Hire at Dali City Airport (DLU)

Located 8 miles east of Dali City along Airport Road, Dali City Airport is a small airport with one terminal and a single runway. Flights come in from Beijing, Chengdu, and other surrounding cities. There are no buses or other public transportation to and from the airport, so a good alternative is to get a hire car in Dali City. There are so many sights to see and most people choose to rent a car in Dali City with a driver who picks them up at the airport at an agreed time. If you prefer driving on your own, the eHi rental service is the best option for booking a vehicle.

Driving in Dali City

Most visitors who rent a car in Dali City come to see the Old Town, which is a little over 4 miles north of the centre of Dali City. Once you arrive, Old Town is small enough to explore on foot. Unless you have a Chinese Driver’s Permit, you cannot drive in Dali City.

Foreign residents may have an International Driver’s Permit that can be converted to a local licence. However, unless you are planning a lengthy stay, it’s best to choose a guide and hire a car in Dali City. Most guides speak English and are extremely helpful and friendly. Driving can be tricky as the roads are extremely tight and congested. Expressways and major highways can be pleasant to navigate with speed limits of around 75 mph. Getting a car rental in Dali City can save you from having to learn the routes and local driving laws.

Parking in Dali City

There are several main parking lots for those with a car rental in Dali City. Park by the hour or by the day; fees are typically low. One lot is located along Wenxian Road near Old Town, and the other is located near the Dali Butterfly Spring Park.

Where to Go and What to See in Dali City

Dali City has a variety of historic sights to see. Erhai Lake is located in the Yunnan province, next to Dianchi. It is one of the biggest freshwater lakes in China. Rent a small boat or have a meal by the water. Eleven miles from downtown Dali City is the Dali Gucheng neighborhood. Walk along the streets and visit the many shops selling items from locals. If you prefer adventure, the Dali Cang Mountain range is 80 miles west of Dali City. From there, you have an excellent vantage point to view the entire region. If you’ve chosen a guide to drive you, be sure to tour the ancient ruins and drive along the coast. Xizhou Town is about an hour away and hosts several smaller villages, a trading post, and many ancient structures.

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