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Address: Northwest of Shangri-La County, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Just meet a wrong attraction in a wrong time - Napa Hai(Shangri-La)

Most of all I am really disappointed with its scenery because it is so dismal and Is full of cow dung, I saw nothing of the grass's green. The situations I have encountered... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
Mic L
Guangdong, China

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Biella, Italy
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I was there aside to feel amazed by the view I felt like in a National Geographic documentary. I suggest you to go around the lake by motorcycle, bicycle, e-bike or car. So that you can stop enjoying the view and feeling part of this amazing lake surrounded by pigs, horses, birds and yaks... Amazing!!!

Thank nicodox
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I can't vouch for other seasons but when I was there in end December, the lake was neither dry nor full - the water level was at the right level to transform itself into mirror lakes, with horses grazing at the drier parts. Compared to other much pricier and touristy attractions out there, this is one of the finest gems... More 

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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Rented a private car with the local tour guide. A Tibetan drove me around the Napa Hai Nature Reserve, truly relaxing and falling in love with the place.Shangrila have a great beauty of their own country, for you to come and discover that beauty of this place. You will love it. ❤❤❤❤❤

Thank Immy C
Paris, France
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The "lake" gets wet in winter and transforms itself into a giant mirror. The other side was still dry and hundreds of yaks goats and sheep can be seen there. Saw other foreigners cycling around it, looked great but our children are to young to do long rides. Beautiful scenery

Thank globtravler
Kunming, China
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I knew what this place is about but my chinese friends wanted to go there anyway, so I followed them. Only go there if you have no possibility for other Tibetan places. 60rmb entry for nothing. But I think this is also for whole Shangri-la. Overpriced and fake... It s getting real interesting in the next town called Deqin. So... More 

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Guangdong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Most of all I am really disappointed with its scenery because it is so dismal and Is full of cow dung, I saw nothing of the grass's green. The situations I have encountered certainly defy my imagination, just meet a wrong attraction in a wrong time. I came in April. Suggest you better in July and August!

Thank Mic L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

When I heard that my guide was planning to go to Napa Lake I was reluctant, though I didn't say anything; I had heard that the lake was seasonal, and more or less dry for most of the year. I failed to take account of the huge amounts of rainfall in recent weeks, so when we got there even my... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Location not far from old town, rent a bicycle and round the Napa Hai, enjoy the ride and really beautiful.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were blessed with beautiful weather when we arrived at the Napa Hai Nature Reserve. Having a private tour guide and a private car is the perfect way to travel around this lake. Fortunately, our driver loves to take pictures and has a love for nature. Picture perfect mirror images of the blue sky and cumulus clouds reflected on the... More 

Thank Vivian T
Changchun, China
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

its a huge lake situated at the heart of Shangri-La county .its so huge and its surrounding greenery looks much more beautiful..

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