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Address: 300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang, Lijiang, China
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A Brilliant Place You Don't Wanna Miss Out

Spent 3 days there in May, and I really really love the place! It's about 5 hours driving from LiJiang, but absolutely worth the time. You can just relax and slow down yourself... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 3 days there in May, and I really really love the place! It's about 5 hours driving from LiJiang, but absolutely worth the time. You can just relax and slow down yourself doing nothing, or take a tour around the lake, or go on a boat and drift on the lake, you'll love the scenery and enjoy your stay... More 

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Kunming, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Lugu lake is the most beautiful lake I have seen. When you wake up and see the sky reflected in the water, is is truly something to behold. This is great for a 2-4 day stay as it is the lake and some towns/villages around it. I have heard there is an airport now, but I went to Lijiang centre... More 

Thank L P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Amazing scenery (the best is during sunny day) ! "Lige" is the best town around the lake to stay and for the sunset (best view). There are, there, a lots of hotels, restaurants, souvenirs shops, postoffice, bars and clubs for evening. You can also rent there bicycle and motorbike. I highly recommended you to stay there for 2 nights, first... More 

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Pau, France
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

First, must hire a local driver or just share the transport with others. The journey from Lijiang to reach Lugu lake was 5hours without motorway. I paid 150rmb for go and returned. This lake is famous for the Mosuo culture, one of the minority group in China. In Mosuo culture, "Women is always right", before entering the village, the driver... More 

1 Thank kikimilk
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

After horrible 9 hours on the bus across mountains to the lake, we was arriving just in time when there's bright sunshine and rainbows in the sky after the rain. We went there with four of us and one is Chinese, which that helped a lot to communicate and talk with locals. Renting electronic motorcycle (DianDongChe) seems to be the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We had SUCH bad luck visiting here. Firstly, it took us 13hours to get there from Kunming because it had rained so much the side of the mountain had collapsed onto the new road! We waited 5 and a 1/2 hours before we moved anywhere. When we arrived in Lige it rained and rained and rained and rained. It didn't... More 

Thank robbo19191
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

I was in a hurry with my friends so we originally planned to spend a day and a night in Lugu Lake. We took 7 hours to get there and the ride was really horrible because it was raining cats and dogs outside. Lugu Lake looks really pale in rain but then the weather seemed better so we decided to... More 

Thank Debbie L
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Stayed at the prettiest inn at 大落水村 (The first inn when you enter the village) and our room overlooks the entire Lugu Lake! One of our best stays in Lugu Lake. So many things to do, so little time! We gave ourselves 2D1N to explore Lugu Lake, but there was lots of things to do!! Give yourself at least 3D2N... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

We only stayed one night. Disappointing as we were expecting a more up market holiday town. Very average.

Thank Karen E
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

For me the best part of the visit was the stunning scenery on the journey to and from Lijiang. Travelled via one of the many 8-seater mini-vans which charge 180-200RMB for the return journey. The journey was up and down mountain valleys, and although around 6 hours each way, it never seemed dull with so much scenery to look at.... More 

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