Napa Hai Nature Reserve, Shangri-La County

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Explore the unspoiled landscape of Napa Hai Nature Reserve, incorporating grassy plains, wetlands, and scenic mountain ranges. Sitting at 3,270 m (10,728.3 ft) above sea level and covering a large 66 sq km (25.4 sq mi) area, that park teems with an abundance of wildlife, from grazing animals to a variety of waterfowl and bird life. Caused by distinct seasonal changes, melt water from the surrounding mountains transforms the grasslands into a lake and wetland during the summer, attracting migratory birds of all creeds. A road circumnavigates the valley floor, providing a 35-40 km (22-25 mi) circuit for cycling or driving around. You can also explore the park on horseback, providing a great way to see the plain during the dry season. Birdwatchers should keep an eye out for the black-necked crane during the summer; one of the rarer regular visitors, it is listed as vulnerable and a revered bird in many Asiatic cultures. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Napa Hai Nature Reserve by using our Shangri-La County trip itinerary planning website .
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  • First visit was on a suddenly rainy day, we came back cold and wet. Second was good, lake&grass& river& horse riding are all beautiful and fun  more »
  • We are city folks here in Singapore so this is a 'wow' for us. So much greenery, clear water...clean air and peace here. As you drive out, you get to see more greenery, wild animals grazing (yes, this...  more »
  • Napahai and the prairie together really invincible, the wind blowing grass see the feeling of cattle and sheep. Just the weather is bad, cold, the wind is a mess, it is shocking, the ride of the car was blown.
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