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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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  • Luguhu-yi language "pearl on the Plateau", this is the pearl of Sichuan-Yunnan provincial. Because of the Luguhu development time in Yunnan, it is more famous, but because of the historical and national development and transformation, this is the Yi, Tibetan, Yi Mosuo people and other ethnic groups gathered. Here are Gorm Goddess Mountain (Sierra Leone), there are more than the island, Rigg Peninsula, Lovers Beach, there is a wedding bridge grass, there are many Tibetan temples. Hunan Satellite TV, "Dear Inn" framing. Here, driving in the Highlands above, feel the world's rice elevation limit on the plateau of Red rice fields, as well as Yulongxue Shan, Brahmaputra and so on.
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  • Lugu Lake is north east Yunan, partly in Sichuan also. Getting there is easy as their is a dedicated airport one hour away. The actual road is a feat, god knows how they built it through 3500-4000 met...  more »
  • "Chase. Luguhu" reported the Small Fruit Family regiment. I think the service of small fruit family is very intimate. Small fruit: yld9977 The second time, this is mainly to shoot the stars to come (although forgot to bring a tripod, but did not affect the excitement of the mood, especially when you see the stars in the sky). Small Fruit Home Luguhu Regiment is master and guide, before departure, a lot of well-meaning donkey friends advised me to go to the group, do not recommend me to drive, it seems such advice is true, because the road is really bad, all is the mountain, the corners are very many, when there are accidents. But I, not to the Yellow River will not give up, the road is worse, I also want to go to Luguhu to see. Fortunately the way the small fruit home teacher very take care of us. So the long journey is also elated!
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  • 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.
  • Great natural scenery and folks
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