Rowing in China – The Qiandao Lake (Thousand Island Lake and Fuyang River)
In Cooperation with our partners in China we are offering this unique opportunity to row in China.
Once you arrive in Hangzhou, we will show you the city with its remarkable architecture and fantastic buildings. After this sightseeing opportunity, we will transfer you to Fuyang city where we will meet a Rowing Boat builder.
And you will row the latest edition of rowing boats at the Fuyang river. The Fuyang river is a safe, clean and sometimes busy river, where you will encounter private chinese family boats as well as river cargo boats. As for the rest of the tour: A safety boat will be with you.
Our real rowing adventure will start at day 2 on the lake Qiandao, a man-made lake. This lake is the fresh water source for the Cities of Shanghai and Hangzhou. Due to renaturation and the construction of a dam many small islands have emerged, giving the lake its unique scenery.
We will row on the lake, and may see the Chinese national Team or visit the National Rowing center of excellence.
Of course we will meet local rowers, enjoy joint meals with them and watch them train for the Tokyo Olympics. The accomodation will be in 4* hotels.
Well— China is a very unique country. We will be facing many surprised – to the goo. Our local hosts will make sure that every day will be enjoyable.