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Potatso National Park

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Address: Pudacuo Scenic Resort, East of Xianggelila, Shangri-La County 674400, China
Phone Number: 0887-8224338
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I've read that about 3 hours needed for visiting here;however I spent about 5 or 6 hours to visit all 3 stops of the park. It was very nice place for relax and I love the first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've read that about 3 hours needed for visiting here;however I spent about 5 or 6 hours to visit all 3 stops of the park. It was very nice place for relax and I love the first stops rather than that famous one. Don't forget to repare your chocolate and water or foods! Also, As same as other place in... More 

1 Thank Botto38
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21 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Pudacuo ( or Potatso 普达措 ), officially known as Pudacuo National Park, is a surreal unpolluted Tibetan tableland with beautiful woodlands and forests, limpid lakes, lush meadows, and grazing yaks, gnus and all its thriving plants and vegetation and living beings against the backdrop of majestic peaks. It is a soul-recharging place with the great enjoyment of its serenity. Around... More 

4 Thank Daniel-Beijing
Lauchringen, Germany
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135 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Unfortunately, we only had time for a day-trip to the park. Located about 25 km from Shangri-La town, this is a scenic area worth exploring. Trekking tours are offered by a number of companies in Shangri-La. For day-trips there is a very convenient on-and-off bus system that takes you on a loop road with several stops where you can go... More 

1 Thank Horst S
Kuching, Malaysia
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

The park are well kept but not much to see in cold weather. Be prepared for a long walk to the next pick up point. Quite pricey for winter.

Thank cynssh
Shanghai Region, China
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66 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We been there end of November... definitely the wrong time to see the beauty of that area. It's a well maintained walking ground in Shangri-la. The benefit if you're there in that time is it's not crowded means the enjoyment of the nature is nice. But it must be very beautiful in spring time or in early summer when the... More 

Thank hyper64
Jakarta, Indonesia
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61 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This park is very very expensive and crowded. It felt like we are just herded like cattle through it's boardwalk or fork out extra money to cross the lake by ferry. The view is actually not too shabby but not worth the money we pay. I vote 1 star because 5 days earlier I went to Jiuzaigou. Compared to Jiuzaigou... More 

1 Thank ekoputranto
Manila, Philippines
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Maybe I went on a wrong day. Maybe the wrong season.I just don't see what's so special about this place. I mean, it's serene. It's clean. And yes, it can be pretty. But will I pay 200++rmb to see it again? No.

1 Thank j c
Bangkok, Thailand
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78 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

you will need good walking shoes and lots of free space on your camera. take the boat along the last lake which was very peaceful. Great walks here and the fresh air perfect

Thank Matt H
Scarsdale, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Very glad China is protecting this magical place, beautiful woodlands, lakes, meadows, and all its thriving living beings against the backdrop of majestic peaks. Going during off season is a must! Crowd will ruin the enjoyment of its serenity.

Thank Vistarina
Melbourne, Australia
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469 reviews
244 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

THIS national park is located about 30k from Shangri La and is very well frequented. It encompasses an area in total of 300 sq k Within the Park are two major lakes, Shudo lake, and Bita lake. There is a well maintained timber duck walk around the lakes which totals approx 8 kms. This would be a very scenic walk... More 

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