Explore some of China’s most important national cultural treasures in the Gushan Hill area, an ideal place to enjoy the natural beauty of West Lake. Then let our expert concierge team tailor each experience to surpass your wildest expectations, or tell us your private fantasy for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure and allow our dream makers to create your own truly unforgettable experience.
Make a Lake Entrance
- Upon your arrival in Hangzhou, we'll take you away on a traditional Chinese wooden boat, where you can sip tea and sample gourmet snacks as you float across the water, passing beautiful bridges and temples on your way to our Hotel.
The Art of Seal Engraving
- Some of China’s most important national cultural treasures reside in the Gushan Hill area, an ideal place to enjoy the natural beauty of West Lake. Meander through the inner lake in a traditional wooden boat or tour the seal engraving museum, and then try your hand at the traditional art of seal carving, where you can create your very own stone seal with a Master Engraver from the Xiling Seal Engraver’s Society.
A Spiritual Journey
- Let Four Seasons open the door to ancient Hangzhou. Just steps from the city's ancient temples, local monks will guide you in meditation, Chinese calligraphy and painting, and other spiritual activities for a half-day or full-day excursion. Immerse yourself in the spiritual heart of the city.
Cycle with our General Manager to Explore the Beauty of West Lake
- Start your day with a private cycling tour with our General Manager, where you’ll explore the natural beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage site that is West Lake, capturing some of the best photographic scenes along the way. Participate in local morning activities of Chinese square dancing, Tai Chi and even learn how to play the Diabolo from a folk master. Do not miss this unique opportunity to connect with nature and local life.
Learn More about Hangzhou from Our Team
Local Gems That Can’t Be Missed
Hangzhou is a city teeming with history, culture and beauty, and we want you to experience it like we do. Our team shares their not-to-miss spots to help you experience China’s “Heaven on Earth” to the fullest.