Hiking from the Yellow Dragon Cave to Baochu Pagoda best hiking route in Hangzhou

Hiking from the Yellow Dragon Cave to Baochu Pagoda Hangzhou Zhejiang
The Hills of Hangzhou is ideal destination for hiking tours. The routine starting from the Yellow Dragon Cave up to Baochu Pagoda is the prettiest. A trail winds through lush forests and waterfalls to the top of the Baoshi Hill. The Baochu Pagoda offers a splendid view of the West Lake and the Hangzhou city.

Enjoyable Hiking in Hangzhou 

In the isolated area north of West Lake, Yellow Dragon Cave, one of ten new scenes of the West Lake, is dressed in green. Hidden in the splendor of the surrounding forest, the cave itself is quite small. In such a peaceful natural setting, hikers will be guided through the heart of the forest to reach Baochu Pagoda. Amid the forest, the visitors can enjoy the magnificent view of the lake, its bridges and islands off the bustling city.

Baochu Pagoda

On the Baoshi Hill, Baochu Pagoda dominates the West Lake and the surrounding area. It’s built between 998 and 1003 by the uncle of the King of Qian Chu in Five Dynasty; his story is a little ironic. Indeed, he built the pagoda to pray a safe trip for the king but he never returned while the pagoda remained standing. Although it is impossible to climb the pagoda, its exterior architecture is very interesting. Besides, it would quite delightful to admire the scenery on the vast expanse of West Lake and the city below.

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    98M Altitude Hiking from the Yellow Dragon Cave to Baochu Pagoda
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