Chengdu Panda
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Tour Overview

Chengdu is really the kingdom of pandas! The giant panda breeding scientific research institution completely simulates the wild living environment of giant pandas, with lakes, streams, bamboo forests, lawns, etc., raising more than 100 giant pandas. There is a giant panda museum near the gate, where you can post postcards with the panda postmark at the Panda State Post Office, and you can watch documentaries about giant pandas in the cinema. In addition to giant pandas, you can also see small animals such as black-necked cranes, peacocks, and herons. The sun delivery room and the moon delivery room have gathered the cutest baby panda that were just born and a few months old. In this tour tourists will get intimate touch with lovely pandas. All the 8 hours will be exclusively about panda.

Highlights of this tour:

*Prepare food and feed the lovely pandas at a very close distance.
*Watch a documentary about panda.
*Clean panda’s room and sports places.
*Post postcards with the panda postmark at the Panda State Post Office.

Start from your hotel at around 07:30, after 1 hour driving, you’ll arrive at Dujiangyan Panda Base, which is the only scientific research institution in China that focuses on preventing and controlling panda disease and rescuing pandas from the wild. Here you will see the fluffy black and white giant pandas sleeping, chewing bamboo, climbing trees and wrestling with each other.

Be greeted by a professional panda keeper who also will give you brief introduction about pandas, your volunteering day begins!

Panda Volunteer Program

The main volunteering activities include:

* After changing into work clothes, clean the pandas’ rooms and activity sites and carry fresh bamboo under the guidance of the panda nursing staff.
* Visit the panda villa to learn about the habits of giant pandas.
* Have lunch at the panda base to enjoy the authentic local dishes.
* Watch a documentary to get further insight into pandas’ origin and tempers.
* Witness how the keepers take care of the pandas on a daily basis on the spot.
* Make steamed bread of corn for pandas.
* Get your Panda Volunteer Certificate.

The volunteering activity ends around 15:30. After that, transfer back to your hotel.

Friendly Tips:

* The panda volunteering fee is CNY750/pax which was NOT included in our tour package, please pay in cash when you arrive at the site.

* Today you will have lunch at the panda base to enjoy the real local dishes.

* The volunteering activity needs reserve 1 week ahead of your visit date by using your passport. Please send the copy of your passport to your travel consultant for reservation.

Panda Volunteer Program at Dujiangyan Giant Panda Base
Panda Volunteer Program at Dujiangyan Giant Panda Base

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $249 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.

Price includes

  • Entrance ticket
  • Air-condition car and driver
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Chinese style lunch
  • One bottle of mineral water per day
  • The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group

Price excludes

  • Personal expense
  • Shuttle bus
  • Charge of panda volunteering project CNY800 p.p (lunch provided in the project)
  • Gratuities (recommended)
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