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Lugu Lake

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300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang | Yongning Town, Ninglang County, Lijiang 674300, China
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

The sapphire lake is crystal clear surrounded by mountains, including Gemu a holy mountain to the Mosuo people - the lake results from the goddess' tears. The Mosuo have one of the world's last matriarchal societies. There is a museum although not all the displays...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Meriyn
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I had 11 days trip to Yunnan Province, which is southwest of China。 I want to say Lugu Lake is the best spot of my trip。 The lake is at 2700m attitude, totally 120miles going around the lake。 The water is pure blue。it can wash...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

The Lugu Lake is clean and beautiful. The Mosuo minority who live around and you can learn about their way of living

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mnaor
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

It was raining season and we did not see the best of Luguhu. We stayed at paradise inn, which has the best view of the lake. Unfortunately we were here at the wrong time. If you have a intention to fly to Luguhu from Kunming...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank gohlh
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The lake surprises me at my first sight. It is as pure as crystal and I could see the sky and mountains clearly in the water. Cycling is the best way for this lake. The culture here is also unique and interesting to learn about.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jason Y
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Our tour to Lugu Lake was on 19 Apr 2017 (Wed). It took 4 hours by road from Lijiang. Lugu Lake is the third largest lake in China (51.8 square km).Lugu lake view is beautiful with its blue colour water and the surrounding moutains. It...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Went there by a suggestion. We planed to shangri-la at the beginning of our plan. One person who were staying in the same hotel with us told me that went to shagri-la best season is in September we would get disappointed. He made us to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 511meilingw
Reviewed 31 March 2017

High recommend!!! We planned to stay there for 2 days but the moment when we saw it we changed our plans. Just walking around the lake is pretty nice and relaxing. You can tour the whole lake from Yunnan Province to Sichuan Province by motorcyle,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Good lake view. Please choose a warm season to Lugu Lake otherwise it is very cold and you don't want to see the view. It needs 4hrs driving from Lijiang to Lugu lake. Local agency sells coach seat. BTW, 4hrs driving is not boring as...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank GagaJ3
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Lugu Lake 泸沽湖, this scenic area straddles between Yunnan and Xichuan and was about 4 hrs drive from Lijian, but well worth a visit. It's relatively unspoilt with lovely idyllic scenery. We stayed at the Lugu Lake Gallery Bridge Hotel 瀘沽湖廊橋別院度假酒店 which has a lake...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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8 July 2018|
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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
18 August 2017|
Response from GagaJ3 | 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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Response from dr_ganlt | 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