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Napa Hai Nature Reserve

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Northwest of Shangri-La County, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Wonderful views

The lake is simply stunning and the area is very serene. Taking a picture at any angle is just like... read more

Reviewed yesterday
qiang73
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Singapore, Singapore
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Directions to the lake were woeful. You have to go up and over the hill and down the other side. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John L
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Vancouver, Canada
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Northwest of Shangri-La County, Shangri-La County 674400, China

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Reviewed yesterday

The lake is simply stunning and the area is very serene. Taking a picture at any angle is just like a picture in the postcard. Wonderful colours. It is surrounded by mountains, with yak, sheep, horses and black pigs roaming carefree. Highly recommended in Shangrila.

Thank qiang73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Directions to the lake were woeful. You have to go up and over the hill and down the other side. I had to pay 40RMB to get in. It was getting cold. The lake appears flat and marshy, and it was difficult to get to...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This is a huge lake that when it is sunny must be breathtaking! It is a worthwhile trip to see when it isn’t raining.

Thank Cheryl E
Reviewed 9 October 2017

If you're looking for shopping centres, stay in the city. If you're looking for quiet and beauty, make the effort to visit. The lake doesn't have to be full of water or the grasslands filled with flowers for the area to be pretty. It was...More

1  Thank manxaura
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Lake is nice, surounded by mountains. Water level varies during the year and sometimes is a bit low and then there are grasslands everywhere - you can walk there but be readdy to get messy. That is still ok. The worst thing are those enetrprising...More

Thank Patrik B
Reviewed 25 July 2017

To visit Napa Hai I would strongly recommend to hire a Gas moped from Yak Cafe in the Old Town of Shangrila as it gives you the freedom of seeing a lot of places around the lake as well as side roads. The lake itself...More

Thank Ollie H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

there's a road that goes around the lake, make sure you do that route and take your time , stopping at different points. The lake is stunningly Beautiful, and the area so serene, surrounded by mountains, with yak, sheep, horses and black pigs roaming free...More

Thank Chrisneoh69
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Honestly, this is a giant open field with some yaks, cows and pigs walking around. You can see that just about anywhere around Shangri-La. On top of this, your driver will invariably try to collect kickbacks by talking you into taking a horse ride at...More

Thank stevk22
Reviewed 27 June 2017

It was fun to drive around the lake and take in the sights, it's definitely a beautiful area and fun to eat the Naxi specialties at the various places scattered along the road. But there are better places to visit in the area IMO.

1  Thank chineseboy82
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Just came back from Shangri-la recently. I have to agree with the other reviewer about this area. Nothing spectacular, but it would be attractive to most Chinese travellers from big cities with smog issues. Very clean air here. No need for masks for sure. :)...More

Thank Christine K
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budyhadi
8 November 2016|
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Response from Ralf M | Reviewed this property |
I doubt a bit, even so high, it has a rather mild climate there. But it depends on weather, which might be cold enough in that time. You may be lucky on a very early morning or in the highest part of the park. So don't be... More
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