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Potatso National Park

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Address: Pudacuo Scenic Resort, East of Xianggelila, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Phone Number: 0887-8224338
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Stunning display of nature

This large, high-altitude natural park offers stunning sights of lakes, mountains, wild flowers, horses that would require half a day to really enjoy. Went there in July and it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This large, high-altitude natural park offers stunning sights of lakes, mountains, wild flowers, horses that would require half a day to really enjoy. Went there in July and it was drizzling with gloomy skies, but this park would be absolutely stunning in the right seasons, arguably spring when the flowers bloom. A relaxed, slow walk is recommended versus taking the... More 

Thank Rind5
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were going to Potatso National Park today, me; mom and my brother. At first, we were planned to go to somewhere else, white water terrace, but locals told us that the terrace is not as white as in the winter season. And its not so good in this rainy weather. Finally we choose to go to Potatso, a local... More 

Thank Ika S
Shanghai, China
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338 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, we were not so lucky with the weather, drizzle and rain most of the hours we spent in this National Park. Organization reminded me much to the Jiuzhaigou National Park, buses bringing you around the tour, as well as strictly to use walkways, but with the numbers of tourists here fully understandable. But even in poor weather an amazing... More 

Thank Ralf M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the admission fee is expensive (around RMB240+ per person? I couldn't remember exactly how much), but it's worth it. Take the eco-bus (included in your admission fee), and stop at Shudu Lake's scenic spot to capture some photos before heading to Militang Pasture for even more beautiful scenery. Take the bus again to Bita Lake, and from there, walk... More 

Thank ThomFu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Potato National Park was a wonderful place to spend your day. I had never been to such a large place before so I was overwhelmed by it. The scenery was very nice with a beautiful lake with a lot of meadow and flowers. We intended to spend three hours there but in the end we were there for more than... More 

Thank Quachmydung
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went there on dry season, most plants dried out but still beautiful they way they were. It's peaceful and charming, suitable for everyone, kids, family, and couples. The entrance fee is quite expensive but it's worth the money I paid. I recommend to spend at least 3 hours here, you won't get bored because every minute here is very... More 

Thank Daeng D
Lijiang, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I've been there several time in diffrent season, it looks totally different in different seasons, in May and July it's quite nice with the beautiful flowers, in October and Nvember is all golden color, in winter it's got frozen and spring the water is very claer. It's a nice place to visit.

Thank lijianglolitatour
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Yah you are bused from one area to another but does it make a difference? Can you really walk far anyway with all that low oxygen level? I enjoyed it immensely, it was very beautiful and pristine and as the tour guide explained, because generations after generations of tibetan have a great respect for nature and left the park exactly... More 

Thank eve135
Fiddletown, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

From 10000-14000 feet it can take your breath away, literally. Get an oxygen can if you have issues breathing. The walk around Shudu Lake is worth the 2 miles, all flat.

Thank scvrose
Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

The Potatso National Park is a nice and peaceful area to take a stroll and enjoy the scenery and fresh air. Although the views are nice here, I have seen better looking forest areas elsewhere but the Potatso National Park is still a worthwhile place to visit. There is a nice lake near the middle of the park where you... More 

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