Travelers are voting Green Lake and Dian Lake as the best lakes near Kunming. There is 1 lake near Dali City a city just 158 km from Kunming. The most popular of these is Erhai Lake near Dali City. You can find 3 lakes in Yunnan and 20 lakes in the country of China. Our members favorite in Yunnan is Green Lake and Qinghai Lake is the top pick in China. Want more? Check out our map of lakes near Kunming.