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Lugu Lake, Lijiang

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#1 of 174 in Parks in Yunnan
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Lugu Lake and many more Lijiang attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Lijiang trip builder.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Despite sitting on the proposed hour car progress is worth it, but when there was no rain days, so the beautiful port time sure then, still any can see that water is cold, Feeling quite special.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Building Council way easier to not peak season and the rainy season and down stone path overview off-season of calculations you might want to go there someday happen to stay can go to Huan around clear lake to leave the Lake by boat in full flower
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  • July 31, 2017
    Lake is freshman circle probably has 78 km, links received with two real province (a surname South with Sichuan), still near is quiet, but is traffic has a little not convenient, may for because to of when between because off-season so many stores are no has open, week bian other King little also no has many, elevation has little high but whole Stadium future said is a real let people is comfortable put convenient of King little
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Though built on a small scale, Lijiang has long been a popular destination for Chinese tourists, and what was already a good choice of accommodations has grown with increased international interest. Expect to pay a premium to stay in the old town area, with hotels overlooking the main canals particularly popular. Head out of the old town and you'll find a good range of more cost-effective, smaller guesthouses, hostels, and hotels, either in the suburban residential areas, or on the main roads leading out into the hillier areas of the region.
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