Thousand–island Lake Travel Tips

On September 6, 2011, in Hangzhou, Islands, Lakes, Tours, Travel Info, by Jack Li

Best Time to visit Thousand—island Lake The average temperature of the whole year is 17℃.  And the rainy season is from July to July. Climate in June and August is foggy; the highest temperature can reach at 36℃.  So taking many factors into consideration, the best time to visit Thousand—island Lake is from September to […]

Best Time to visit Thousand—island Lake

The average temperature of the whole year is 17℃.  And the rainy season is from July to July. Climate in June and August is foggy; the highest temperature can reach at 36℃.  So taking many factors into consideration, the best time to visit Thousand—island Lake is from September to November.  In autumn, sky is clear and the air is crisp.  In fact, April and May are also nice time to visit the lake.  Bringing rain gear is recommended to the visitors who visit the lake in these two months.  The less busy season is winter.  At that time, visitors are few and scattered; boats are overhauled; the lowest temperature will be minus 6℃.  However, each coin has two sides.  If you visit the island in winter, you can get rid of noise and appreciate the crystal water.  What’s better, the standard price is 50RMB to 60RMB; it is two—thirds cheaper than the price of peak season.

Thousand—island Lake Best Routs

Line A: Meifeng View Island——Ostrich Island——Shenlong (Dragon) Island——Monkey Island——Peacock Island.  (Cruises depart at 8:00am each morning; tickets is 30RMB/ person)

Line B: Five—dragon Scene Spot, including Centre Island, Birds Island, Lock Island, Warm Island and Longshan Island.  (Cruises depart at 13:00pm every day; ticket is 25RMB/Person;ticket of the two lines is 40RMB/person)

Line C: Mishan Island——Appreciating the fish in Tianchi——Xianshan Island——Fragrant Island.  (Cruises depart at Xiyuan Wharf; Ticket is 30RMB/person)

Thousand—island Lake Tickets

  1. Entrance ticket in peak season (from March to November): 160RMB/person;child ticket is 75RMB.
  2. Entrance ticket in off—peak season (from December to February): 129RMB/person; child ticket is 60RMB.

(Note: the entrance ticket is coupon ticket.)

  1. Ticket for child whose height is lower than 1.1m is free.
  2. Entrance ticket of Forest Oxygen Bar: 48RMB/person.
  3. Entrance ticket of Stone Forest: 60RMB/person.

Thousand—island Lake Travel

By air: the airport of Thousand—island Lake is 156 km far from Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport and 130km far away from Quzhou Airport.

By train: Jinqian Train Station——Qiandaohu (Thousand—island Lake) Station (Qiandaohu Station is situated in the Maozhuyuan of Chayuan Garden County).  There are two trains departing to Jinhua and Yiwu from Qiandaohu Station.

By bus: there are two buses departing from Shanghai Bus Station to Qiandaohu Bus Station at 8:14am and 14:25pm.

Santan Island

On September 6, 2011, in Accomodation, Activities, Hangzhou, Islands, by Jack Li

Covering an area of 0.7sqm, containing a village relic spot, an animal entertainment district and a special food court, Santan Island is open to the public in 2001.  Travelling around Santan Island, you can appreciate live show of root carving in the village relic spot, music made by stones, tea performance and other folk shows.  […]

Covering an area of 0.7sqm, containing a village relic spot, an animal entertainment district and a special food court, Santan Island is open to the public in 2001.  Travelling around Santan Island, you can appreciate live show of root carving in the village relic spot, music made by stones, tea performance and other folk shows.  Inside the Wanggui (Forget to leave) Garden, there are 30 standard rooms using as accommodation, lounge and meeting room.  Moreover, attractions such as Sturgeon Pavilion, Snake Park, Boar Forest and more are all worthy of visiting.   Activities such as experiencing fork art, playing with animals and fishing in the lake help you recall the beauties of your childhood.  The special food court with an area of more than 800sqm is specialized in local food.  Battery cars on the island make you trip more comfortable and easier.  In a word, you can enjoy one package service, including eating, drinking and playing.

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Jiupaojie

On September 6, 2011, in Chinese Towns & Villages, Hangzhou, Nature Scenery, Waterfalls & Pools, by Jack Li

Jiupaojie view spot is also known as Shangxifeng view spot. It is situated in Pingmen town which is in the northern of Chunan County. It is 25 kilometers far from Thousand-island Lake. It is famous for nine various waterfalls situated in it. It is very rare that so many waterfalls situated in one place. So […]

Jiupaojie view spot is also known as Shangxifeng view spot. It is situated in Pingmen town which is in the northern of Chunan County. It is 25 kilometers far from Thousand-island Lake. It is famous for nine various waterfalls situated in it. It is very rare that so many waterfalls situated in one place. So Jiupaojie is known as ‘the king of waterfalls in southern China’. The noise that the nine waterfalls made sounds like someone is shouting. That is the reason why the view spot named as Jiupaojie (Jiupao meaning nine people are shouting). Jiupaojie view spot is surrounded by mountains and rivers. The sceneries in it are naturally beautiful. The Jiupaojie view spot is divided into three parts. They are Shiyuan Gorge, Shangxi Gufeng and Gancaowan Waterfalls. As the Shangxi Gufeng is situated in West Village, it is also called as West Village. The population of West Village is about 300. And most residents’ surname is Wang. It was said that they are the offspring of Wang Xizhi who was a famous calligrapher in Eastern Jin Dynasty. The relics in the village are Wang Family Ancestral Hall, stone tablet and so on. Because of the inconvenient traffic, the West Village is cut off from the outside world. And commodity economy has litter influence on the village, so natural economy, traditional culture and relics of the Great Cultural Revolution are well reserved. The people lived in West Village are very kindhearted and the sceneries in there are very beautiful. You will have a new life experience in there.

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Thousand-island Lake

On September 6, 2011, in Hangzhou, Islands, Lakes, More Cities, Mountain Areas, Tours, by Jack Li

Thousand-island Lake is situated in the Chunan County of Zhengjiang Province. The lake is called Thousand-island Lake, because there are 1078 islands in total in the lake. It is 129 kilometers far from Hangzhou and 140 kilometers far from Huang Mountain. It is a pearl on the golden tour line, which includes Hangzhou, Thousand-island Lake […]

Thousand-island Lake is situated in the Chunan County of Zhengjiang Province. The lake is called Thousand-island Lake, because there are 1078 islands in total in the lake. It is 129 kilometers far from Hangzhou and 140 kilometers far from Huang Mountain. It is a pearl on the golden tour line, which includes Hangzhou, Thousand-island Lake and Huang Mountain. Thousand-island Lake with West Lake, Huang Mountain, Tai Lake, Two-dragon Cave in Jinhua and Wuyi Mountain forms a natural tourism web. Thousand-island Lake is in the center of the tourism district. It is very convenient to get there from Shanghai, Jiangsu, Anhui, Jiangxi and Fujian.

Thousand-island Lake’s total water area is 10,442 square kilometers. The water quality is very good which reaches national water quality standards. The islands are different from each other, while they are well ordered. In area where many islands situated, the lake looks like a labyrinth. Some small islands form beautiful view spots, for example, the Hundred-lake Island, the Hundred-island Lake, and the Pearl Island. The Thousand-island Lake is so large that it looks like a sea. Forests cover 95% land of the islands in theLake’.

The 20 view spots in the Thousand-island Lake are divided into four categories,  lake. So the Thousand-island Lake is also known as ‘Green Thousand-island which have natural scenery, human landscape, animal show, recreation. The Thousand-island Lake has special tour lines, including the spring journey, the autumn journey, the golden autumn journey, sightseeing tour, recreation tour, water sports tour, historical culture tour, and orchard tour. And there are many fun activities you could take part in, for example, fishing with a giant web, competitions on water, customs show and so on. The local dishes in Thousand-island Lake are very delicious. The main dishes are seafood-based. The Thousand-island Lake is rich in freshwater fish and special products in forest. The fish restaurant in Thousand-island Lake is one of the best in freshwater fish restaurants in China. You could not find the incredible delicious taste of fish dishes anywhere else. The delicious dishes attract many tourists from home and abroad.

Thousand-island Lake Attractions

Santan Island

Jiupaojie

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