Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Hu), Chun'an County

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Explore the shores of Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Hu), a vast, artificial body of water, known for housing more than a thousand islands. Formed in 1959 by the creation of the Xian river dam, the spacious lake has submerged an ancient city called “Lion City,” which can be explored on a diving excursion. Roam the lake’s verdant banks, adorned with statues and fountains at the entrance area, or take a boat ride and set off on the placid water. Sail to one of the islands that dot the waters of the lake, some of them nicknamed after the animals that inhabit them, such as “Snake Island” or “Monkey Island”. Plan to see Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Hu) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Chun'an County route planner.
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  • September 24, 2017
    Take a bus for 7:30 morning from Hangzhou, and rode the boat in the afternoon. Take the last bus you can make day trips. This is useful. You want to go again.
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  • September 11, 2017
    Beautiful, not busy landscape. Ideal to for a few days recovery from major cities in East China.
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  • September 6, 2017
    The scenery of the Thousand Island Lake is magnificient. I went to the smaller version at Taiwan. This is much bigger & better. We went for a day trip boat ride to a few islands. Some climbing need to...  more »

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Where to stay in Chun'an County

Accommodations in Chun'an County cluster mostly in the small town of Qiandaohu, which lies on the bank of the Qiandao, or "Thousand Island Lake," the area's main attraction. A number of luxury hotels and resorts dot the lakeside, while inns, apartments for rent, and holiday villas are also common in the area. As lodging choices are plentiful, you shouldn't have trouble finding the desired option for your price range when taking a vacation near the scenic lake and forest park.
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