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Lugu Lake, Lijiang

4.6
#1 of 10 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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  • The scenery around the lake and mountains is fantastic. The water in the lake is crystal clear and like a mirror at times. Can get cold so take warm clothes. There are many places to stay and...  more »
  • Lugu lake is quite a few hours drive from any near train or plane transport point. As such you should really plan to spend at least one night there to see anything well. Although the area has been...  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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