STOP1：Qiaoxi Historical Block– Lao Kai Xin Teahouse
In the early morning, breathe fresh air, walk into Qiaoxi Historical Block alongside Grand Canal, through lanes into national intangible cultural heritage site – Lao Kai Xin Teahouse. An explainer will tell you history and stories of the old residence. Sitting in the spacious old house, tasting Green Tea is a very pleasing and leisure experience.
Services: Dramatic performance of Travel Back Hundred Years (fixed time: 10:00 – 10:30), tea services, explanation of old residence, taking photo in costume.
Leave Lao Kai Xin Teahouse, walk along the lane for 5 minutes and arrive at Hangzhou Workmanship Demonstration Pavilion. Visitors can experience interesting handcraft manufacture by ticket.
Services: visit Hangzhou Workmanship Demonstration Pavilion, experience interesting handcraft manufacture (arranged by the museum on the day).
Add: next to China Fun Museum, Qiaoxi Historical Block.
STOP3：Grand Canal Caofang Boat
Get on board of Caofang Boat to Dadou Road Historical Block. All the way you can appreciate the charm of Grand Canal. An explainer will tell you more about the Grand Canal. Micro film of the attraction is available.
Services: Caofang Boat cruise (fixed time: 11:00 and 13:00), explanation.
Add: Qiaoxi Museum (local specialty) Wharf
STOP4：Sight of swords and ceramics
Hunt for delicacies in Dadou Road, once a prosperous street. Step into the sight of swords and ceramics, appreciate artistic celadon, listen to explanation, sit and taste a cup of cool tea if get tired. All these services are free by tickets. If you catch up with incense lore and tea ceremony performances at 13:30, you will gain more.
The next stop is Xiangji Temple which palys an important role in the communication of Buddhism. Located along Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Xiangji Temple is dated back to over 1,000 years ago. Here you can get three incenses.
Services: pay respect for Buddha, three incenses.
Add: No.1, Xiangji Temple Road
STOP6：Fuyi Granary, Yun He Academy
Leave Dadou Road and walk to the south for 10 minutes, then arrive at one of Grand Canal’s support point as a World Cultural Heritage – Fuyi Granary. Visit Yun He Academy and cultural Granary, have a cup of greeting tea, listen to explanation of ancient granary and water transport culture, and you may be amazed by ancient people’s wisdom.
Qiandao Lake in summer has many to offer and to enjoy the coolness of water in the lake and mountain streams are must-have. We did a thorough research ahead of time and hereby have collected a complete water fun guide of Qiandao Lake for you! Read on to learn more...
In order to improve the high-speed railway connection system and promote the construction of scenic areas in the whole region, Qiandao Lake opened its direct tourist buses to rural scenic areas on July 1. That is to say, people who are at the Qiandao Lake High-Speed Railway Station can take these buses directly to such rural scenic areas as the Xiajiang Village Scenic Area, the Shilin Scenic Area and the Jiangjia Scenic Area. These three routes pass through Fengshuling Town, Lishang Township, Shilin Town, Jieshou Village and Jiangjia Town. It will be more convenient for tourists to reach these scenic areas.