Lashi Lake is a vast and beautiful water body located on the southern slope of the jade Dragon Snow Mountain. It lies on an altitude of about 2500 metres. Its stretch is that of 20 square miles. Lashi means “a new desolate dam”. It is a water body cut of from the Lashi Dam. This lake is the source of water for the old town of Lijiang. The scenery around the lake is breath-taking. It is worth going here just to see the reflections of the mountains in the still water of the lake. Highlights include:
- The Migratory birds
- The boating
- The horse riding
- The Cliff of Dying for Love
- Zhiyun Temple
Lashi Lake Travel Tips
- Hire a car directly from the hotel. The package will also include the horse riding and the boating.
Entrance Ticket Details For Lashi Lake
- Mini Bus: CNY 5
How to Reach Lashi Lake
- Hire a car from the Lijiang Ancient Town. It will cost CNY 30.
- Natural Jubishu Mountain Villa
- Golden Dragon Hotel
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38.36% of people who visit Lijiang include Lashi Lake in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
95% of people start their Lashi Lake visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Lashi Lake
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lashi Lake
People normally also visit Wangu Pavilion while planning their trip to Lashi Lake.