Hangzhou Tourism

Capital of the Zhejiang province, the centre for arts, history and economy, Hangzhou is a popular tourist destination in China that flaunts the West Lake scenic area- a natural hotspot, the 2000 year old grand canal which is still the largest in the world and is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Hangzhou entices its visitors with its natural beauty- The serene lakes, verdant forests, blossoming cherry and apple trees, bizarre rock-formations and a history that hypnotizes. You can learn about the Traditional Chinese arts of making silk, porcelain and pottery; take a trip to the alluring Thousand Islets Lake; get lost in the West Lake scenic area and admire the Chinese landscaped gardens; observe the amalgamation of various dynasties that ruled the city.

Hangzhou has a very predictable weather and is warm and mild almost all round the year making it ideal tourist resort. Travel to Hangzhou and discover this beautiful paradise of China.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Hangzhou

  • Know the pollution level of Hangzhou before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 76.43 (High)
    • Water Pollution 60.58 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.3 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 26.85 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46.3 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 32.69 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 58.06 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.67 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Hangzhou for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Hangzhou.

    • Burglary and Theft 24.41 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.41 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 17.41 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 57.29 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 20.41 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.41 (Low)
    • Attacks 21.41 (Low)
    • Drug offense 23.96 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 86.41 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 78.28 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.88 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 28.41 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Hangzhou is 129.18 (High)

    • Safety Index 77.35 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.29 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 68.1 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 35.77 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 72.73 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 28.16 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 73.63 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hangzhou

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.04 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.72 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.77 USD

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