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Interesting and scenic stop-off on the road

This attraction is along the side of the road from Shigatse to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake, so it's... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Turquoise Lake

Manla reservoir is a beautiful turqoise colored lake on the road between Karola Glacier and... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
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“A fantastic sport”
5 Dec 2017
“Worth A Stop”
Longma Country, Gyangze County 857400, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mania reservoir is reached along the Southern Friendship Highway and when first seen, we were high above it. The Turquoise blue of the still water was incredible and breath taking (maybe that was the altitude!). There is a viewing point high above the lake...More

Thank TrevorCrichton
Reviewed 5 December 2017

It is definatly worth your time to stop here. Its a beautiful place to walk around, and have a look at the beautiful colored prayerflags. When i visited it there were also some stalls with small trinkets, and if you are up to the task...More

Thank Ida B
Reviewed 27 November 2017

If you find yourself driving along the Tibetian Friendship highway towards Gyantse from Lhasa (or vice versa) I highly recommend that you stop for a good half an hour to savour the breathtaking views of the very beautiful turquoise Manla Reservoir on the Yarlong Tsangpo...More

Thank MeBeTe
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The color of the lake is wonderful. Everywhere there are colorful flags and the scenery is fascinating.

Thank Σοφια Κ
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on the way to Everest base camp. It was ok and nice to see but also nothing too special

Thank Kaesebombe
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

This attraction is along the side of the road from Shigatse to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake, so it's definitely worth stopping off and spending a few minutes here - though I wouldn't drive here just to see it. Great views.

Thank justinac-london
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Manla reservoir is a beautiful turqoise colored lake on the road between Karola Glacier and Gyantse. The lake has three arms which meet in a very dramatic location. Your guide will likely stop here for a photo opportunity. There's a small island with some ruins...More

Thank Rautakallio
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The place was not bad. Scenery was beautiful. We stopped here for a while on the way to Xigaze. We did appreciate the scenery. However, the view was kind of spoiled by 4 very big Chinese characters inscribed right on the mountains nearby - the...More

Thank Bestlambert
Reviewed 2 November 2015

The area around the reservoir is beautiful. Snow capped mountains, and blue/ green waters. Be sure to stop and take in the beauty!

Thank thisgirl_Gray
Reviewed 4 January 2012

place to go boating with ur lovely friends and ofcourse with ur life partner, it would be relaxing

Thank kinlay p
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