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Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Hu)

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Qiandaohu Town, Chun'an County 311700, China
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Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

I find it interesting that not many updated English articles write much about how to get here, and how to get around a lake. There is a high speed train you can catch to qiandaohu rather than hangzhou. Better still there direct trains from Shanghai...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank fmsoo
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Chinese traditional ink painting is culture show painters’ idea and view to the world! I personally think it is a story telling, landscapes displaying and a window to see a small world. That day made me surprised,the thousand islands lake just like a ink painting,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank CheungChie
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I saw this lake on TV and I deside to put this om my bucket list. Now I can give it a tick mark - Done. A very large lake with so many islands. A very good lake to spend with the family for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Arrie_Schoeman
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Signed up a package by CH - 大奇山国家森林公园+千岛湖中心湖区+瑶琳仙境汽车3日2晚跟团游. As I travelled on the 3rd day of the Golden week, the traffic was a little bad (although it was not as bad as in the first 2days). The bus ride from Shanghai to the 1st attraction...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank kng223
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Great to see the history of how 290,000 people were relocated to make way for the Xin‘an River Dam and Qiandao Hu

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Give Qiandaohu a visit if you are in the Hangzhou area. It's not close by any means but worth the 2-hour drive. Be sure to spend some time on the water (swimming, boating, fishing, etc.) Great place, clean, scenic, relatively quiet and a really quaint...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank erickvantil
Reviewed July 5, 2018

It is a very large lake with numerous islands. Very peaceful and relaxing. However, you may have been attracted by the beautiful aerial photos advertised by tour companies, but please be prepared for disappointment when you take the boat ride. The views are good but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

an lots of islands...quiet fresh an relaxing. mostly chinese tourists. must do boat trip. epensive but lots of food frit an drink. i will go back kayaking

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bamboobwah
Reviewed June 3, 2018

This is a lovely lake with lots of small hills in the background making the scene very picturesque. It is possible to walk around some parts of the lake and the nearby dam is very well worth seeing.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Swam here many times, never got sick! A bit scary swimming over an old city, but it was really pretty! There is a pool nearby (in the lake).

Date of experience: October 2017
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June 13, 2017|
Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are several operations, ranging from 480 yuan to 200 yuan. The trips include island hopping and meals too