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Napa Hai Nature Reserve

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Northwest of Shangri-La County, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Beautiful

I bicycled around this lake... breathtaking! So surreal to hop off the bike and walk around the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Natalie N
via mobile
better go with good weather

First visit was on a suddenly rainy day, we came back cold and wet. Second was good, lake&grass... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
corrine865
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Hong Kong, China
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"bike ride"
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"black necked cranes"
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"wild birds"
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"huge lake"
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"e bike"
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"nice scenery"
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"surrounded by mountains"
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"private car"
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"old town"
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"take your time"
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"pigs"
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"yaks"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I bicycled around this lake... breathtaking! So surreal to hop off the bike and walk around the stunning green fields with the yaks.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit was on a suddenly rainy day, we came back cold and wet. Second was good, lake&grass& river& horse riding are all beautiful and fun

Thank corrine865
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are city folks here in Singapore so this is a 'wow' for us. So much greenery, clear water...clean air and peace here. As you drive out, you get to see more greenery, wild animals grazing (yes, this is truly free range!) and also get...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was not far from city centre, perhaps 7-8km. We saw horses, cows and pigs grazing in a huge grassland. Perhaps it was the wrong season, the lake area was not big and the water wasn't clear. There wasn't any bird too. Not much of...More

Thank Josephbtan
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Came here with a naturalist to watch birds. Impressive finds. Spotted a number of waterfowl and most precious of all — a black necked crane! Went cycling here the other day but was buzzed by a local horse keeper to pay for “environmental protection fee”.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Wo got to ride horses but it wasn't so cheap (around 150RMB per person). The lake was big because it is winter but the vegetation was yellow. You can see a lot of birds, cows, pigs and horses. Worth a visit but don't expect too...More

Thank Uros D
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I came here travelling with a friend to see the scenery. We hired a moped to get to the monastery and here (which I would definitely recommend, 50¥ for a full day!!) it was a cool place, got a horse ride around the area by...More

Thank Maddylion
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Had a very nice time exploring the lake. Full of wild birds on the lake with horses and yaks roaming freely. Great picture opportunity here. We paid CNY 150 for a driver to drive us around the lake on his SUV for 5 of us....More

Thank TJX05
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This highland lake is really wonderful, there is a road circling the lake. you can trail along from many angles, from the hill, lowlands, and farms. the farms allows you to see horses, pigs and cows grasing near the lake. while during winter, various migratory...More

Thank Riou108
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The lake is simply stunning and the area is very serene. Taking a picture at any angle is just like a picture in the postcard. Wonderful colours. It is surrounded by mountains, with yak, sheep, horses and black pigs roaming carefree. Highly recommended in Shangrila.

Thank qiang73
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budyhadi
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Response from Ralf M | Reviewed this property |
I doubt a bit, even so high, it has a rather mild climate there. But it depends on weather, which might be cold enough in that time. You may be lucky on a very early morning or in the highest part of the park. So don't be... More
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