Potatso National Park, Shangri-La County

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China's first internationally recognized national park and part of a World Heritage Site, Potatso National Park encompasses a hugely diverse area which boasts lakes, forests, rare animals, and numerous species of plants. Established in 2007, the vast park can be explored on an eco-bus shuttle ride that takes visitors to several scenic spots in the area. Take a stroll on the wooden platforms that surround Shudu Lake, enjoy a scenic boat ride, and spot an array of wild animals, such as yaks, musk deer, leopards, and black bears. Add Potatso National Park to your Shangri-La County travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Shangri-La County sightseeing app .
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  • I was not that impressed with this park, mainly because the larger area was closed. Essentially did a lake cruise and then back to the visitor center. ID is required for entry so be sure to bring your...  more »
  • The lake on plateau is the mirror of sky color. so choosing a sunny day to go is most important!Without sun, all lakes turned to pale. But July and Augest is rainy season ,so I waited 3days for a sunn...  more »
  • Definitely worth visiting - there is a talk in Chinese on the bus ride which we couldn’t understand (no English translation) but there are a couple of information boards to help. It’s a 45 minute walk...  more »
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