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Beautiful and secret place

Crystal clear water and dreamy lake. Very romantic ambience surrounding there. We took the boat... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer Q
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A peaceful, highland lake

Watched a documentary show about Lugu lake years ago, it was so charming and attractive, and I have... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
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300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang, Lijiang, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Crystal clear water and dreamy lake. Very romantic ambience surrounding there. We took the boat ride to the island for Lugu Lake and even join their local bonfire dance. Recommend to go with local driver. Hassle free as it need 4 hour to drive there...More

Thank Jennifer Q
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Watched a documentary show about Lugu lake years ago, it was so charming and attractive, and I have put it under my MUST GO list since..Lugu lake is located between the Yunnan and Sichuan Province, it is my dream to go round the lake with...More

Thank CephasSee
Reviewed 29 November 2017

It's an amazing place with the Mosuo culture, beautiful lake, not easy to get to but worth trying if your time allows (personally I'd suggest skipping Lijiang and come straight from Dali to Lugu Lake). We had a wonderful time here, relaxing and the views...More

Thank blurryplanet
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

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

Thank Shanghaiblossom
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

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

2  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.

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

Thank Lian Tiong G
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

1  Thank Meiling W
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18 August 2017|
Response from Gaga J | Reviewed this property |
My experience: Bought bus tickets (go and back) and the bus picked up all passenger around Lijiang old town.
25 May 2017|
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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
5 February 2017|
Response from AlineEvr | Reviewed this property |
I travelled there around 7 months ago and at that time they didn't have sleeping/night bus. Only mini-vans leaving Lijiang around 6am and the route is around 6 to 8h. As other option you can also check flight from Kunming... More