Luoshuidong Lake Scenic Area in Puzhehei, Wenshan

Feature of Luoshuidong Lake Scenic Area

Luoshuidong Lake is the main scenic spot of Luoshuidong Lake Scenic Area落水洞湖景区 with open and deep water, which is characterized by lake area, wetland, ten thousand mu vineyard and pastoral scenery. Puzhehei Lake is in the south of the water area, plane of the water area is distributed in the form of “S”. The average water depth is about 4 meters, the total length of the waterway from north to south is 10 kilometers, the deepest point reaches to 30 meters. The topography of both sides is open, the nearby pine forest is lush, the rice flower is fragrant, the smoke is curling up, and there are five small islands in the lake.

Where is Luoshuidong Lake Scenic Area?

Located in the north of Xingou Farm in Qiubei County, Wenshan, Yunnan Province, Luoshuidong Lake Scenic Area is more than 10 kilometers from the Puzhehei Scenic area and more than 20 kilometers from Qiubei County. It is the first stop of the Puzhehei tour.

How to Get There

You have three ways to get to Puzhehei, bus, train and airplane.

1. By Bus

Departing from Kunming, you should travel to Qiubei County by long-distance bus first. And then, you can take the bus from Qiubei Bus Terminal to Puzhehei. Time is 8:00-17:30 every day, the bus runs every 30 minutes, and the fare is 2 yuan. Qiubei County to Puzhehei Scenic Area is about 13 kilometers.

Kunming East Bus Station-Qiubei Bus Terminal

Departure Time: 7:20-20:10

Price: 117 CNY

Distance: 330 kilometers

Consume Time: 4.5 hours

2. By Train

There are trains from Kunming South Station to Puzhehei Station. The ticket price is about 75 yuan, and you will spend 1 hour and 15 minutes on train.

Kunming Railway Station-Puzhehei Station

Departure Time: 10:36, 12:00, 12:19, 13:35, 13:52, 14:05, 14:31, 17:12, 17:42

Price: 85.5 CNY

Distance: 324 kilometers

Consume Time: About 1 hour 40 minutes

Kunming South Railway Station-Puzhehei Station

Departure Time: 7:38-17:10

Price: 75 CNY

Distance: 318 kilometers

Consume Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

3. By air

You can fly from Kunming to Wenshan Puzhehei Airport first and then take a taxi to the scenic spot. There are daily flights, and the travel time is 50 minutes. It is 80 kilometers from Puzhehei airport to Puzhehei Scenic Area, and the taxi fare is high. Therefore, this way is not recommended.

Nearby Attractions

1. Puzhehei Scenic Area

Puzhehei in the Yi language means a pond teeming with fish and shrimp. There are more than 3,000 Yi people living there. Their traditional festivals are “Dragon Worship Festival祭龙节” and “Torch Festival”. As the typical karst landscape, Puzhehei scenic area is abound in green hills and clear waters, which are similar to Guilin. Therefore, Puzhehei is praised as a unique pastoral scene in China.

2. Puzhehei Lake普者黑湖

Puzhehei Lake is a plateau freshwater lake, also known as Lantern Lake. Puzhehei is the transliteration of Yi language, meaning “a pond is full of fish and shrimp”. Local people also call it Pearl Lake. Lake is clear, in summer, boating in the lake, you can see 10,000 mu of lotus blooming, the scenery is amazing.

Accommodation in Qiubei County

When you are traveling in Puzhehei, you can stay overnight around Puzhehei Scenic Area or in the county seat of Qiubei County.

1. Yunshuiju Inn普者黑云水居客栈

Address: Qiubei County, Wenshan文山州丘北县

Tel: 0876-4665556

Starting Price: 289 CNY

2. Tian Cheng Tai He Hotel丘北天成太合酒店

Address: Close to Jiaolian Square, Qiubei County, Wensshan文山丘北县椒莲广场旁

Tel: 0876-4615888

Starting Price: 191 CNY

3. U House Hotel普者黑野舍U House湖景精品客栈

Address: Puzhehei Scenic Area, Puzhehei Village, Qiubei County, Wenshan文山市丘北县普者黑村普者黑风景区

Tel: 18087641301

Starting Price: 291 CNY

Useful Travel Tips

1. In summer, the most joyful thing in Puzhehei is to fight a water war. If you like photography, you’d better prepare a waterproof cover for your camera.

2. In highland area, temperature difference is large between daytime and night, you must bring sun cream, sunhat, sun glasses, umbrella, coats and some medicines that protect from heatstroke.

3. The lake water in Luoshuidong Lake Scenic Area is deep, therefore, please put on the life jacket when doing some water sports.