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Lugu Lake

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300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang, Lijiang, China
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Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Travelled with another female friend. Lugu Lake is a 5 - 6hr drive from the main town of Lijiang. We booked our mini-van transfer online and had another 5 passengers with us. The journey comprises of steep winding roads through mountains hence those with motion...More

12  Thank vichyi
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Known for being a seat of the Yizu ethnic minority which traditionally was a matriarchal society, Lugu Lake has stunning views. Sichuan borders one side of the lake and Yunnan the other. There's access from both sides and roads leading in all directions. If you're...More

1  Thank Gezaat L
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Maybe getting there for a 2 hours visit around the lake, but nothing more. If interested there are several options around the lake like horse riding and kayaking.

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Reviewed 14 January 2016

The lake is beautiful and peaceful. Visit Mosuo family and leaning more about their maternal society and culture Be prepare to spend 8-9 hours on the bus.

Thank Azure C
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Hire a driver and explore all the surrounding villages. Luge village, where we stayed, was under construction when we stayed but should be complete by mid 2016. We went in December and it was freezing but the snow and lack of tourists was worth it!

Thank 20rich007
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful lake. You can go around the lake either by car, motorbike or walking (few days then), And you will be able to visit all the surrounding villages around the lake.

1  Thank elPatagon
Reviewed 14 November 2015

After driving from the UK and on our way to Thailand we stopped at Lugu Lake for 3 days, I think this was one of the most amazing sights on the wole trip

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 18 October 2015

You could access here from lijiang or from ninglang by bus, and from last week, the new airport was started the flight, it gets more easy to get here. My suggestion is take a week around the lake, stay every village, some are big, some...More

2  Thank mavis S
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Lugu Lake is famous place in west china due to the special culture of local race "MuoSuo". MuoSuo maintains maternal society and culture, it makes visiters from outside world feel mystery.

Thank Wenhui W
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Check the forecast and if there's any indication of rain - don't come! There are only outside activities here and nothing to do if it's raining. Con: Do yourself a favour and don't come over a Chinese holiday. It's not that there are that many...More

2  Thank The_Irmschers
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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 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