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Beautiful and peaceful

Yak Meadow was one of the best things I’ve done in China. So glad I made the effort. It takes a... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Manly, Australia
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Alternative trip if the other are closed or busy

After a 15 minutes ride on a glorified chairlift one reach Yak Meadows. Nothing exceptional, but... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
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North of Lijiang Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Scenic Spot, Yulong County 674100, China
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Yak Meadow was one of the best things I’ve done in China. So glad I made the effort. It takes a while to do the round trip and I could imagine bad weather could impact the experience, but on the day I went, it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

After a 15 minutes ride on a glorified chairlift one reach Yak Meadows. Nothing exceptional, but nevertheless quite nice. You can take a couples of hours walk up to the top, weather permitting or just hang around an admire the views.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank HantsJames
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Highly recommend you go and take the gondola (15 minutes) and walk to the top of this meadow. Beautifuly.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rusty1224
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Most tourists opt to visit the glacier at Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. However, the lines are long and it is common to spend two hours in line waiting for a cable car to the top. When we arrived at the cable car for Yak Plain,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed April 16, 2017

The overview is splendid, if the weather is good. It was a little chilly but nothing worth mention. The pasture is rather drab, not much appeal and the area seems to have enjoyed better days as it is very neglected I did not appreciate the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank frasedbv
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Although a little off the beaten track, worthwhile to see as it is not over crowded and the old, slow double chair cable car gives a nice romantic feeling. Once up at the top one should take a walk up to the Tibetan monastery.(approximately half...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank JimmyMayer
Reviewed March 29, 2015

景區面積16.6平方公里、最高4000米,其景觀為典型的高山草甸風光、雪域風光、森林及氣象風光,並有著濃郁的民族風情 位 麗江玉龍雪山景區北端,是玉龍雪山景區的重要組成部份,距麗江古城45公里。 The distance from Lijiang ancient city to only 45 Kilometers Yak plain: The height is 4000 Meter, you can see snow, clear sky .clean air. cold water.......special meal & cooking way but good for eat. especially you must wear winter clot

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank AlaLiu
Reviewed November 19, 2012

I am writing this partly because we were totally confused by all the other reports we read on the various attractions at Youlong [Jade Dragon] Snow Mountain. Our experience only extends toYak Meadow , which in Wikitravel is said to be 60 km from the...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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