Yuhu Village

Yuhu Village Overview

Chinese Name: 玉湖村 English IPA: Yuhu Village Location: Baisha Town of Yulong County Population (city): 1380 Language: Mandarin & Naxi Language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Located about 15 kilometers North of Lijiang Old Town, the Yuhu village, belonging to the Naxi minority, is the last village of the valley; and is situated at the foot of the Jade Dragon Mountain in Lijiang. There is a Yuhu Lake beside the village. Water in this lake comes from the melted snow in the mountains. The holy water from this holy mountain of the Naxi makes this small village very mysterious.

Highlights of Yuhu Village

  • Stone Houses: The houses were made of a unique stone called “monkey head” by Naxi people, sort of mix of the rocks and dried earth. 
  • Yuhu Lake: Water in this lake comes from the melted snow in the mountains. The water here is so pure and varies in colors upon the changes of lights.
  • Rock Joseph’s Former Residence: The famous botanist Dr. Rock came here to study the plants of the Jade Dragon Mountain and he lived in Yuhu village for 27 years. 

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    Yuhu Village Attractions

    Yuhu village received the name for boasting the stunning Yuhu Lake, an ideal location to admire one of the Top 12 Jade Dragon Scenes "Yuhu Reflection", the ravishing reflection of the majestic Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Besides, Rock Joseph's Former Residence is favored by many tourists, and Yuzhuqingtian scenic area enjoys peaceful atmosphere. In fact, the stone-built houses are also a sort of beautiful scene among this village.  [...]

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    Yuhu Village Tours

    Surrounded by pine forests immersed in tranquil atmosphere, Yuhu Village is separated into two parts by a gravel road leading to the mountain foot, with brown stone-built houses leisurely scattered on both sides. When travelling Lijiang, many people like this tranquil village. Here we have prearrange several Yuhu village tour packages, such as One Day Lijiang Tour Packages, or several days travel with other destinations. Anyhow, you can also tailor-make your own private tours with our consultant. [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    Climate & When to Go, Yuhu Village , China Climate & When to Go

    Yuhu village belongs to Baisha Town of Yulong County, Lijiang city, Yunnan province. It is adjacent to Xinshan Village in the East and South, Wenhai Village in the West, and Yulong Snow Mountain in the North. Yuhu village belongs to the semi mountainous area with a cold and windy climate. The temperature is lower than the center of the county about 6 ~ 7 ° C. The annual average temperature is 8.90 ℃ and annual rainfall is 935.80 mm. The best time to visit Yuhu village [...]

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    Transportation, Yuhu Village , China Transportation

    Yuhu Village is on the northwest of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang, about 15 kilometers from the downtown Lijiang. Here we will give you detailed information about how to get in/out of and how to get around in Yuhu village. How to Get in/out of Yuhu Village? By Bus Bus 17 runs between Xiangshan market bus station (象山市场汽车站) in Lijiang and Yuhu Village.  Take No.7 Bus in Lijiang Ancient Town, 10km away from Yuhu Village; Take the buses heading to Yufeng Temple, get off at [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    The residents of Yuhu village are mainly Naxi people, so there are many ethnic festivals, such as the torch festival. Torch festival is a famous festival of those of the Yi and Naxi Group living in Lijiang. Originally held on every 25th  to 27th June of Chinese lunar calendar. According to ancient rules, it will last for three nights. This festival was supposed to use fire to protect crops from the destructive insect by fire and people will place a giant torch in [...]

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    Travel Tips

    Every place has its own characteristics, so we’ve offered you some travel tips about Yuhu village. Hope these information could be useful for you. 1.Useful Numbers China International country code number: 0086 Code Number: 0888 Ambulance: 120 Fire: 119 Police: 110 Check Telephone Number: 114 Weather Report: 12121, 96121 Tourism Complaint: 0888- 5123432 Lijiang Airport Inquiry Telephone: 0888-5173081 2.Altitude Sickness The altitude is about 2,400 meters or about 7,800 feet. Some people may get some altitude sickness. So take it easy the first day or two. 3.Dressing Tips The temperature in Yuhu village is lower [...]

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    Useful Maps

    If we go to somewhere new, maps are good facilitators for us. In order to show you clear direction and location, this part provides you some useful maps like Yuhu Village Location Map, Yuhu Village Attraction Map, Yuhu Village Transportation Map, etc. [...]

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    Yuhu Village Accommodation

    Stay in Yuhu village for overnight is amazing. Although it is a small village situated at the foot of the Jade Dragon Mountain, there are some well-equipped hotels that can meet you needs. Here we recommend best Yuhu village hotels in Lijiang for you, including Yuhu Village 5 Star Hotels, 4 Star Hotels and 3 Star Hotels.  Hotel Name Hotel Rating Add. Tel.(+0086) Villafound Jade(在雪山·丽江墅家玉庐设计师度假酒店) 5-star 400m away from Yuzhuqingtian Scenic Area, Yuhu village, Lijiang (0888)5347666, 18108882272 Xinsu Chiliu Snow Mountain Kiss Art Club(心宿·丽江迟留雪山之吻艺术会馆) 5-star 500m away from Yuzhuqingtian Scenic Area, Yuhu village, Lijiang 18869032815 Gude Club(丽江谷得汇·璞石美宿) 5-star No.5, Group 6, Yuhu village, Lijiang 0888-5357668 Yueguangdie Inn(丽江月光蝶客栈) 4-star Yuhu village, [...]

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