Hangzhou West Lake Cruise Tour Company has offered half-priced discounts for its boat tours from Dec 20 to Jan 31 to reward local residents. 2020 is an extraordinary year with all the difficulties and challenges, and the West Lake scenic area has also experienced its growth, said an official with the administration.
On June 24, the West Lake and Xixi Wetland scenic areas agreed to integrate their travel resources for the convenience of visitors. The boat tour company has also made adjustments in the following months by launching live streamings of the tours, Song Dynasty-style tours, and West Lake learning tours for students.
People with Hangzhou IDs, hukou residential registration papers, or citizen cards are eligible to enjoy the discounts from 8 am to 4 pm on Dec 20-Jan 31.
The luxury boat tours that depart from No.2 Park, No.5 Park, and Children’s Palace wharfs cost CNY 35 (including boat tickets and the Three Pools Mirroring the Moon scenic spot tickets), with the original price at CNY 70.
The leisure boat tours that depart from the wharfs at No.1 Park, Qianwang Temple, the Viewing Fish at Flower Harbor, Hangzhou Restaurants, Yue Fei’s Temple, and Zhongshan Park cost CNY 27.5 (including boat tickets and the Three Pools Mirroring the Moon scenic spot tickets), with the original price at CNY 55.
The discounts are not available along with existing discounts for children, students, seniors, military officers, disabled people, and teachers with more than 30 years’ experience. Please wear a mask and cooperate with the staff on health code checking.