In this one day guided tour tourists will get intimate touch with lovely pandas. You will watch a documentary about panda, prepare food for them, observe them in close distance, feed them, and clean enclosure for them. All the 8 hours will be exclusively about panda.
Dujiangyan Giant Panda Center
Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance fee
In the morning, our guide and driver will greet you in your hotel lobby and escort you to Dujiangyan Giant Panda Center. Arriving in the panda center, you will board the shuttle bus of the panda center and transfer to the site’s summit to see the lovely pandas living there. In a while, you will be greeted by a professional panda keeper who will give you brief introduction about pandas here and the schedule of the volunteer day. After that you will prepare some panda cakes and some fruit for pandas. When the panda food is prepared, you will be escorted to feed pandas. Then it will be your lunch time in a Chinese food cafeteria.
After lunch you will have an hour to take a walk in the gorgeous gardens of panda enclosures to see these lazily creatures dwelling on their lunch or having a walk after lunch. When enclosure cleaning time is coming, you will join in the enclosure cleaning. The professional panda keepers will tell you what to do and at the same time record pandas’ behavior and weight. Then feed the pandas for the 2nd time. At last you will have some time to visit the panda center on your own or watch a documentary about panda’s life. In the end of the volunteering day, you will receive a certificate from the panda center to thank you for the volunteering activities and your contribution to panda protection. After the whole day’s tour, you will be escorted back to hotel.
Tips: In this tour, tourists could optionally hold a six months – one year old baby panda to take a photo with it in Dujiangyan Giant Panda Center. While it is not available sometime since they need to be isolated from people sometime when there are animal epidemic emergency. And we need to contact the panda center in advance about the panda holding. So please advise in advance if you like to do it.
The core of our service is excellent travel guides. Over 20 years, we have built up a considerable professional guide team that is knowledgeable, attentive and flexible. The most experienced and reliable guides will be arranged for your unique China tour. Our passionate guide team is full of contagious enthusiasm and keen interest to share culture and history in a pleasant manner. We are always glad at your service to lead you to explore a real China and experience authentic local life in China.
Our Driver and Vehicle
The first mission of our service is to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your travel. The vehicles we use are air-conditioned, clean and well-maintained. Our drivers are all licensed drivers with many years of driving experience. Moreover, we offer free baby seats for families with little kids.
Food is a very important part of Chinese culture. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to taste the real local Chinese food!
Buffet breakfast will be included in the hotel if you would like accommodation to be arranged by us. Having lunch at local restaurants close and convenient to the attractions you will visit, you would enjoy the local dishes in each city. Chinese style, Vegetarian or Muslim meals are all available. If you have any other diet requirements or allergies, please feel free to let us know, we will try our best to organize it.
For daily dinner, you are suggested to have it on your own when you are exploring each city in your own time, this way would be more flexible for you to choose food as per your interest and preference.