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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
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Guangdong, China

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Paris, France
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Kunming, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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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33 reviews
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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!

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Thank Mic L
Manchester, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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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Thank DrMSuleiman
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35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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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 

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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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Hood River, Oregon
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

I had a fun day biking to the Napa Hai Reserve. Did have to dodge yaks and cows along the way and fun to stop and try Yak yogurt. Photogenic!

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Thank Berkowitz510
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The lake is pretty close to shangri la so I rented a bike and rode around it. Still plenty of water when I was there in late July. Not a huge amount of wildlife but some nice scenery none the less. Bike cost 40 yuan for the day and I found it a pleasant way to spend a morning. The... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

On our first day, we took a site seeing to this lake, made some pictures - mostly in rain. It is a beautiful scenic place, and you can see many Yaks and horses there

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