Lugu Lake

  • Chinese name: 泸沽湖
  • Foreign name: Lugu lake
  • Alias: Zuo Suohai,
  • Ancient names: Ledehai, Luku Lake
  • Water system: a tributary of the Litang River, a tributary of the Yalong River, a tributary of the Yangtze River
  • Lake type: lakes that have been eroded by plateau faults
  • Geographical Location: On the lake at the junction of Yanyuan County, Sichuan and Ninglang County, Yunnan
  • Add: 四川盐源县和云南宁蒗县交界处湖面
  • Altitude: 2690 meters
  • Longest lake: 9.5 kilometers
  • The widest lake: 7.5 kilometers
  • Maximum water depth: 105.3 meters
  • Average water depth: 40.3 meters
  • Water surface area: 50.1 square kilometers
  • Lake reservoir capacity: 2.252 billion cubic meters
  • Lakeshore line length: 44 kilometers
  • Attraction level: AAAA level
  • Ticket price: 70 yuan/person
  • Famous attractions: Axia Valley, Dazu Village, Lover Beach, Caohai, Walking Marriage Bridge, Luyuan Cliff, Wangfei Island, Mosuo Museum
  • Play time: 1-2 days
  • Suitable season for play: March-March, September-November
  • Official phone: 0834-6390302
 Lugu Lake

Lugu Lake

Lugu Lake is located at the junction of Yanyuan County, Sichuan Province and Ninglang County, Yunnan Province. It is under the jurisdiction of Sichuan and Yunnan. The east of the lake is Luguhu Town of Yanyuan County (formerly Zuosuo District), and the west of Lake is Yongning Township of Ninglang County.

The Lugu Lake Basin is located in the Yongning Basin. It is the third largest deep-water lake in China with a small island in the lake. The surrounding areas of Lugu Lake are mainly inhabited by the Mosuo, Yi and Pumi peoples. There are 7 ethnic groups of Mongolian people living along the coast, with about 13,000 people. Among them, there are about 6000 Mosuo,The beautiful natural environment and peculiar ethnic customs make it a famous tourist attraction

The main attractions include Gemu Goddess Cableway, Xiaocaohai, Lugu Three Islands, etc. The battery car is the most popular way to play around the lake.

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Lugu Lake Travel Guide

Lugu Lake has a plateau monsoon climate. The annual average temperature is around 17℃, the temperature in summer is 15-25℃, and the temperature in winter is 3-18℃. There is a big temperature difference between morning and evening. Please take care to bring warm clothing. It is recommended to bring a jacket even in summer. Cold-proof clothing. Due to its location on the plateau, Lugu Lake has obvious weather changes and strong ultraviolet rays. It is recommended to bring rain gear, flashlights, sunglasses, hats, sunscreen products and some common emergency medicines such as motion sickness medicine and intestinal medicine.

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