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Truely a beauty

The beauty of Lugi lake was not revealed to the outside world until 10 years ago. It was called... read more

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Xiafei C
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Alpine lake in southwest China

Really enjoyable alpine views around crystal clear lake, settled on border between sichuan and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
luka h
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300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang, Lijiang, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The beauty of Lugi lake was not revealed to the outside world until 10 years ago. It was called tear drop from the heaven. The Mosuo people here are still practicing walking marriages. However, the quality of inns or hotels were not heavily regulated. You...More

Thank Xiafei C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyable alpine views around crystal clear lake, settled on border between sichuan and yunnan. There are some nice and expensive hotels with stunning panoramic views here. I rented a bike (40 rmb/d) and cycled to marriage bridge, where there are several long wooden paths....More

Thank luka h
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lugu Lake was my absolute favorite spot in Yunnan. I am a 20-year-old female, and I travelled to Lugu Lake alone. I felt completely safe and welcome during my stay. The first day, I took a bus from Lijiang. My driver was JiKeYongHua (Jake) 吉克永华,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful scenery in Yunnan. I wish I have more time to spend at this lovely town. It could be a long journey from Lijiang, but its all worth. The government is working hard on the conservation of the nature at Lugu...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

I didn't know how beautiful it was until I get to see it myself. Lugu lake definitely become highlight for my trip to Yunnan. At first I thought it would be just like another pretty Lake in China, but then I realized why the government...More

7  Thank Frozzy L
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Lugu Lake, at an altitude of 2,700m and surrounded by mountains, is the best place to be if you are looking for a quiet break. Dominated by the Mosuo tribe where Matriarchy rules, it has retained most of its unspoiled natural beauty till today.

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

Lugu Lake is north east Yunan, partly in Sichuan also. Getting there is easy as their is a dedicated airport one hour away. The actual road is a feat, god knows how they built it through 3500-4000 meter high mountains. We actual went from Lijiang...More

3  Thank Bruce R
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

Lugu Lake is definitely a stunning lake, with a beautiful sunrise seen from Lige Village if you have good weather. Since the new road was built, travel time has decreased from 6-7 hours travel from Lijiang to ~4 hours. However, after we had read reviews...More

2  Thank asykao
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

This beautiful, peaceful, alpine-like lake is shared by Ninglang County of Yunnan Province and the Yanyuan County of Sichuan province. The border between the two provinces goes through approximately the middle of the lake. There are many ancient villages in the area, and many of...More

5  Thank KodoDrummer
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

We travelled extensively for two days to view the lake and it was breathtaking indeed. The tranquility of the lake is unparalleled; Boat rides aplenty taking tourists to various islands. I took the one to Princess Island. Flights of sea gulls would follow us when...More

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SuzanneTi
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Response from mhlee1990 | Reviewed this property |
Yulong mountain is actually located in Lijiang. One of the most favourable route is D1,D2 Lugu Lake, D3 Yulong mountain, Blue moon valley, D4Tiger leaping gorge, Shangri-la, D5 Balagezong Shangri-la Grand Canyon, D6 Feilaisi... More
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mooi2u
August 18, 2017|
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Response from Gaga J | Reviewed this property |
My experience: Bought bus tickets (go and back) and the bus picked up all passenger around Lijiang old town.
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NatPNat
May 24, 2017|
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Response from Lian Tiong G | Reviewed this property |
I have checked with the local travel agent. His suggestion is ":first,you can rent a private car or take the public bus from Daocheng to Shangri-La,360kilometers ,about 8hours.then from Shangri-La to Lijiang... More
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