Steeped in rich Jiangnan culture and nature reserves, Deqing features numerous historical sites and outdoor attractions, namely Moganshan National Park, Xiazhu Lake National Wetland Park and Xinshi Ancient Town.
Dubbed as the ‘Hamptons of China’ by Vogue, due to its notable popularity for its cool mountain air, tea plantations and bamboo forests. Moganshan National Park is great for hiking and biking.
Xiazhu Lake National Wetland Park
A national AAAA-level tourist area, the 36-sqm park features lakes and over 600 islands, connected by swamps, rivers and grasslands. Xiazhu is home to 800 types of plants and wildlife including the rare wild soybean and state-protected crested ibis.
Xinshi Ancient Town
A 1,000-year-old town with a prosperous past as a transportation and commercial hub on the Grand Canal. Visit ancient temples and bridges, Ming- and Qing-dynasty folk houses with carved wooden pavilions and the Silkworm Festival held in early April.