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Lugu Lake, Lijiang

4.6
#1 of 9 in Parks in Lijiang
Explore a serene aquatic ambience amid picturesque hills and plateaus at Lugu Lake. Shaped like a horse's hoof, the lake shelters many subalpine animal and plant species. When the morning mist mixes with sunlight, the lake becomes hauntingly orange and glows like a pearl, but when the surrounding hills cast their shadow, they turn the fiery water green. Local villagers gladly offer their guiding services for a reasonable fee and welcome all guests who want to learn about the community's lifestyle and traditions. To visit Lugu Lake and get the most from your holiday in Lijiang, create itinerary details personal to you using our Lijiang day trip planning tool .
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  • Took a 2 days trip to visit the place, it’s far from Lijiang around 5 hours in minibus with several scenic stops. The road is very busy and uncomfortable. Stay at an average hotel and see a local show...  more »
  • Visited Lugu Lake in august 2019. A vast lake that sits in yunnan and sichuan province. Took a tour bus that circled around the lake for a day trip. Visit some view point to see the entire lake.  more »
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  • This is amazing place and The highly recommend spot, with perfect natural view. The transport is kinda awkward, and Chinese is the only way to communicate with the local.
  • This is a magical place, lake is changing colours. Can't describe that with words
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