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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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  • 導 覽 trip is not wrong, but go when Toilet refurbishment, Lake Hill, still see snow, still can not fault by ship, eat little bit 貴, Qi oxygen bottle has little 貴.
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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 »
  • Access to Lake, who would naturally feel bright and the sky, blue transparent. And slow, feeling lazy and very calm, like Shudu lake water, calm and soft. Very suitable for hiking, walking slowly, stop stops to rest and enjoy the beautiful Lake and the surrounding hills and trees also have bold squirrels in the Woods. Walking drew to a close, you may see large herds of yaks graze on the grass, laid-back, wagging his tail. Looking towards the Lake, nice bright shining in the blue sky of light, clouds are unusually beautiful, will pose posture being taken.
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Where to stay in Shangri-La County

Most of the accommodations in Shangri-La County lie in the south of the main town. Centered around Guishan Park, the options here include budget hostels and hotels, and family-run guesthouses on atmospheric commercial streets. Look to the north of the main urban area for a selection of more upmarket establishments--some set in converted historic buildings, and others offering new-build luxury with pools, restaurants, and spas. The rural areas of scenic farmland north of town feature a couple of refined hotels with extensive views of the landscape that surrounds.
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