Get you waterproof camera ready for this incredible experience! Explore thousands islands in kayak, on your bike or hiking! Optional activity: rafting!
Qiandao lake is a huge reservoir covering anarea of 580 square kilometers on the upper reaches of Xin’an Riverr, 160km from Hangzhou and Huangshan Moutain. It is an artificial lake formed as a result of being a reservoir for constructing Xin’an River Water Power Plant in 1959.
There are over 1,000 large islands in the lake and a few thousand smaller ones. No wonder, then, that the Chinese name «Qiandao Hu» translates as one thousand island lake.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Shanghai People’s Square|
|WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING|
accommodation for 2 nights (double occupancy)
Deposit for this trip: 500 rmb
19:00 Meet at People’s square 在人民广场见面
00:00Arrive to a local guesthouse and sleep 到达当地宾馆休息
9:00 Drive to the starting point
10:00 Hike to the view point, see a spectacular view of 1000 islands from the top!
13:00 Kayaking time!
16:00 Optional activity: rafting!
18:00 Finish and go back
19:00 Dinner and bonfire party!
9:00 Relaxing morning, swim in front of the guesthouse or rent a bike and explore the lake by bike!
13:30 Go back to Shanghai
19:30 Arrive to Shanghai, People’s square