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I didn't know how beautiful it was until I get to see it myself. Lugu lake definitely become... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Frozzy L
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Lugu Lake

Lugu Lake, at an altitude of 2,700m and surrounded by mountains, is the best place to be if you are... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
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300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang, Lijiang, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't know how beautiful it was until I get to see it myself. Lugu lake definitely become highlight for my trip to Yunnan. At first I thought it would be just like another pretty Lake in China, but then I realized why the government...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Lugu Lake, at an altitude of 2,700m and surrounded by mountains, is the best place to be if you are looking for a quiet break. Dominated by the Mosuo tribe where Matriarchy rules, it has retained most of its unspoiled natural beauty till today.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Lugu Lake is north east Yunan, partly in Sichuan also. Getting there is easy as their is a dedicated airport one hour away. The actual road is a feat, god knows how they built it through 3500-4000 meter high mountains. We actual went from Lijiang...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Lugu Lake is definitely a stunning lake, with a beautiful sunrise seen from Lige Village if you have good weather. Since the new road was built, travel time has decreased from 6-7 hours travel from Lijiang to ~4 hours. However, after we had read reviews...More

1  Thank asykao
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This beautiful, peaceful, alpine-like lake is shared by Ninglang County of Yunnan Province and the Yanyuan County of Sichuan province. The border between the two provinces goes through approximately the middle of the lake. There are many ancient villages in the area, and many of...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We travelled extensively for two days to view the lake and it was breathtaking indeed. The tranquility of the lake is unparalleled; Boat rides aplenty taking tourists to various islands. I took the one to Princess Island. Flights of sea gulls would follow us when...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 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

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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

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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

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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

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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.
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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
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Mark_D_Wan
5 February 2017|
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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
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