In Tibetan, Ranwu means “lake like goat milk”. It is a famous plateau glacial lake with an area of 22 square kilometers and an altitude of 3850 meters. The blue lake reflects the lush forests on the lakeside, and the lakes are surrounded by waterfowls. The lake covers an area of 27 km2, and has an elevation of 3,850 metres (12,630 feet). The lake was created by a landslide dam. Parlung River flows out of the lake.
The lake is within the historical region of Kham. It has been a famous tourist destination.
Address: 89km southwest of the city of Basu County in the Changdu area, 127km away from the Bomi Countya