Spring (February ~ May)
Spring in Dali is still a bit cold, the temperature ranges from 4℃ (39 ℉) to 24℃ (75 ℉). Temperatures differ greatly between day and night, you’d better pack light clothes as well as a coat to keep warm at night.
San Yue Jie (三月街) is the biggest festival of the Bai group in Dali. It begins on the 15th day of the third month of the Chinese calendar and lasts for one week. People gathering and celebrate it, there is a huge market, as well as traditional singing and dancing performances.
Hiking or taking a cable car to the top of Cangshan Mountain is the best way to enjoy the panorama of Dali. From March to May is the best period, it’s the blooming season of the Azaleas.