Thousand Islets Lake is located inside Chun’an County (淳安县), roughly 129 kilometers from downtown Hangzhou. Covering an area of 573 square kilometers, the lake is currently the largest man-made lake in east China. Inside the lake, there are 1,078 islets from which the lake got its name. The lake is well-known for its crystal-clear water (It’s the water source of the Chinese notable mineral water brand-Nongfu Spring (农夫山泉) and its water visibility can reach up to 12 meters) and its picturesque scenery (The forest coverage of the water area is 95 percent).
With the greenway around Thousand-islet Lake putting into service, Thousand Islets Lake has become one of the hottest cycling destinations. In 2013 alone, Thousand Islets Lake has received 200,000 cycling enthusiasts.
The Schedule of 2014 Spring Cycling around Thousand Islets Lake
Day 1 April 19th
18:00--21:30 Evening Gala
Day 2 April 20th
08:30--09:00 Opening Ceremony
09:00-- Cycling around Thousand Islets Lake [Route: Xiushui Square (秀水广场)→Yangguang Road (阳光路)→Qiaodaohu Bridge (千岛湖大桥)→ Qianfenxian (千汾线) →Jiangjia Town(姜家镇)→Qianfenxian (千汾线)→Qiaodaohu Bridge (千岛湖大桥)→Yangguang Road (阳光路)→Xiushui Square(秀水广场)]
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