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Lugu Lake, Lijiang

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Explore a serene aquatic ambience amid picturesque hills and plateaus at Lugu Lake. Shaped like a horse's hoof, the lake shelters many subalpine animal and plant species. When the morning mist mixes with sunlight, the lake becomes hauntingly orange and glows like a pearl, but when the surrounding hills cast their shadow, they turn the fiery water green. Local villagers gladly offer their guiding services for a reasonable fee and welcome all guests who want to learn about the community's lifestyle and traditions. To visit Lugu Lake and get the most from your holiday in Lijiang, create itinerary details personal to you using our Lijiang day trip planning tool .
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  • The scenery was really beautiful and species! I originally went there and didn't feel like going to see in a Bell Arthur really did play the upper Chair. So beautiful! Feel this beautiful scenery, not species after species seen Oh! River Chu! You will not regret just once! ~ ~
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  • Do not go to Lijiang regret, went to Lijiang do not go to Luguhu regret, Luguhu very very beautiful, photos do not need to repair the map, absolutely worthy of sitting for a few hours of the bus to go, in Luguhu absolutely will make you involuntarily issued exclamation, too beautiful
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  • Water quality is very different, there is a kind of treasure blue, in other places have not seen. Each of us can take pictures of the point, go down the photo boat, or more relaxed. The whole lake is long and big and can be played for a day or two. From Lijiang to Luguhu very far, Mountain 18 Bend, about five hours, you can sleep. When rowing, the surface of the water is very strong ultraviolet light, with a big scarf to wrap the whole face.
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  • Beautiful Lake, but not suggest to stay more than 2 night. Got nothing to do, tasteless food compare to Lijing, plus a lot of place in construction. (April2018) Not a safe place for bicycle, you have to cycling very close with the cargo truck and bus.
  • Absolutly the most beautiful place I have been so far. Pristine water, great weather, away from the crowds, calm. And the views... Just amazing. If you plan to go there, stay in Luoshui, as it is most developed of all the towns around the lake (others are really basic and in construction). When you're there, rent a bike and cycle around the lake - the distance is around 45km, but the surface is mostly flat. It took me 6h to complete the trip. The sun there is quite strong, don't forget about sunscreen.
  • Pretty lake
  • Beautiful, well worth the trip.
  • The highly recommend spot, with perfect natural view. The transport is kinda awkward, and Chinese is the only way to communicate with the local.
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