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Shudu Lake, Shangri-La County

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Have a picnic among the yaks and goats to experience the peaceful village life at Shudu Lake. Although the plateau lake rises 3,705 m (12,156 ft) above sea level, its maximum depth reaches only a relatively shallow 10 m (33 ft). Thanks to this and the clear water, you can see a unique species of golden carp with a distinct cross-body line swimming in the lake, whose name means cheese (Shu) and stone (du). Located in a national park, thick forests and pastures surround the lake. You can get active around the lake by going fishing or horseback riding. Use our Shangri-La County vacation trip planner to arrange your visit to Shudu Lake and other attractions in Shangri-La County.
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  • The lake is part of the national park and a 3 k walk is recommended. It has all kinds if trees, flowers and birds but it was to early in the season  more »
  • Shudu lake is located on higher grounds which is about 3900m above sea level. Very picturesque view with the light snow falling softly on our head. The sky looks gloomy though due to the snow but othe...  more »
  • We took the bicycle there, it's a 4-5 hours trip with bicycle, problem is most bicycles aren't in superb condition (although they look new), which as a bike rider always gets me a little down (and lat...  more »