Are you fascinated by wild animals? Is giant panda one of the must-sees on your wish list? If yes, this 2-day tour to Foping nearby Xian is a good chance for you to see adorable pandas and many other rare animals living in the wild. Pick this tour to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, embrace nature, breathe fresh air, and see animals in their natural surroundings. Just picture a giant panda in its black and white coat chewing bamboo in your mind. How cute it is! Welcome to Xian and see it in person.
2. Head to Foping to visit Giant Panda Valley to visit abundant resources of rare animals and plants.
- Day 1: Xian - Yangxian County by CarCrested Ibis Nature Reserve (Lunch)
Begin your adventure with a prompt pickup by our knowledgeable English-speaking tour guide and skilled driver from your hotel in downtown Xi'an. Embark on a scenic journey towards Yangxian County, where the captivating Crested Ibis Nature Reserve awaits.
Nestled in the heart of Shaanxi province, the Crested Ibis Nature Reserve is a haven for one of the world's most endangered bird species, the crested ibis. Once gracefully soaring across Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, and Russia, the crested ibis has sadly disappeared from much of its historical range. Today, this majestic bird finds its last refuge in the pristine landscapes of Shaanxi, making the reserve a crucial bastion for the preservation of biodiversity.
Delight in the picturesque landscapes as you explore the reserve's lush surroundings. Gain insights into conservation efforts to protect this species, now exclusive to Shaanxi province.
Conclude your wildlife encounter and head towards your accommodation.
Accommodation: Local Hotel in Yangxian County
- Day 2: Yangxian County – Foping – Xian by CarGiant Panda Valley (Lunch)
Our dedicated guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel lobby and take you to Foping to explore the enchanting Giant Panda Valley, formerly known as Da Ping Yu. Situated within the panda corridor of Qinling Mountain and the Buddha Mountain Nature Reserve, this valley boasts an abundance of rare animals and plants. Marvel at first-class nationally protected animals, including the endearing panda and antelope. The Foping Giant Panda Valley showcases a harmonious blend of giant pandas, pristine primeval forests, majestic mountains, flowing water, and a diverse array of rare wildlife and plants, presenting the mesmerizing "four wonders" of this unique sanctuary.
Then, enjoy your lunch in a local restaurant. After a great time at the Panda Valley, transfer you back to your hotel in Xian.
- All entrance tickets as mentioned in the itinerary
- 2 lunches
- Hotel in Yangxian County
- Transfer in an air-conditioned car
- Excellent English-speaking tour guide and skillful driver
- One bottle of mineral water per person per day
- Personal expense
- Any flights, trains, or hotels in Xian
- Gratuities (recommended)