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300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang, Lijiang, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a day there with a small group of 9 people. The lake was beautiful. It had a lot of scenic spots and it did bring up the romantic soul to you. I went to lake side early morning to avoid the crowd. The...More

1  Thank Ikatfloral
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lugu Hu or Lake Lugu is a huge lake in Yunnan and Sichuan altitude 2,800+ Metres above sea level with a scenic Alpine setting. Traditional inhabitants are the China's Mosuo ethnic minority who are known to be the Amazons of China, a Matriarchal tribe. Cute...More

Thank Huangziyou
Reviewed 24 July 2018

For those who have the chance to visit Lugu Lake but are unsure due to the bad weather (often during the summer time it's rainy season), it still provides some amazing views and the tranquility of the lake is still much apparent. The Mosuo people...More

2  Thank Roderick M
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

The beauty of Lugi lake was not revealed to the outside world until 10 years ago. It was called tear drop from the heaven. The Mosuo people here are still practicing walking marriages. However, the quality of inns or hotels were not heavily regulated. You...More

1  Thank Xiafei C
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyable alpine views around crystal clear lake, settled on border between sichuan and yunnan. There are some nice and expensive hotels with stunning panoramic views here. I rented a bike (40 rmb/d) and cycled to marriage bridge, where there are several long wooden paths....More

1  Thank luka h
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Lugu Lake was my absolute favorite spot in Yunnan. I am a 20-year-old female, and I travelled to Lugu Lake alone. I felt completely safe and welcome during my stay. The first day, I took a bus from Lijiang. My driver was JiKeYongHua (Jake) 吉克永华,...More

3  Thank gkjk11
Reviewed 4 July 2018

One of the most beautiful scenery in Yunnan. I wish I have more time to spend at this lovely town. It could be a long journey from Lijiang, but its all worth. The government is working hard on the conservation of the nature at Lugu...More

1  Thank mhlee1990
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

I didn't know how beautiful it was until I get to see it myself. Lugu lake definitely become highlight for my trip to Yunnan. At first I thought it would be just like another pretty Lake in China, but then I realized why the government...More

9  Thank Frozzy L
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Lugu Lake, at an altitude of 2,700m and surrounded by mountains, is the best place to be if you are looking for a quiet break. Dominated by the Mosuo tribe where Matriarchy rules, it has retained most of its unspoiled natural beauty till today.

1  Thank allansakhoo
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Lugu Lake is north east Yunan, partly in Sichuan also. Getting there is easy as their is a dedicated airport one hour away. The actual road is a feat, god knows how they built it through 3500-4000 meter high mountains. We actual went from Lijiang...More

4  Thank Bruce R
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8 July 2018|
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Response from mhlee1990 | Reviewed this property |
Yulong mountain is actually located in Lijiang. One of the most favourable route is D1,D2 Lugu Lake, D3 Yulong mountain, Blue moon valley, D4Tiger leaping gorge, Shangri-la, D5 Balagezong Shangri-la Grand Canyon, D6 Feilaisi... More
18 August 2017|
Response from GagaJ3 | Reviewed this property |
My experience: Bought bus tickets (go and back) and the bus picked up all passenger around Lijiang old town.
24 May 2017|
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Response from Lian Tiong G | Reviewed this property |
I have checked with the local travel agent. His suggestion is ":first,you can rent a private car or take the public bus from Daocheng to Shangri-La,360kilometers ,about 8hours.then from Shangri-La to Lijiang... More