West Lake Night Cruise is Back on Board…
Starting from May 2, West Lake Night Cruise in Hangzhou is back on board. Whether you choose the impressive Dragon Boat “Quanrao”, refreshing bar boats, free self-drive boats or rowing boats, the West Lake offers a wide variety of night cruises and all of which happily cater to the needs of tourists.
What’s worth mentioning here is that the two painted boats, Bao Shi Fang and Lan Yi which were boarded by G20 leaders, will also be available to cruise. However, their availability is based on the schedule of that day, but you can call +86 571 87063514 or 87028153 to check and if you are lucky enough, then you will be able to appreciate the mesmerizing night views of West Lake just like the G20 Leaders did.
All night cruise boats are equipped with a Global Positioning System, houselights and lifesaving appliances. This year’s night cruise is available from May 2 to late October, during which local citizens and tourists can board one of the boats from the wharfs of No. 2 Lakeside (Hubin) Park, No. 5 Lakeside Park, Children’s Palace and Broken Bridge, and experience the captivating night views of the West Lake.
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