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Dujiangyan Panda Base with Optional Volunteering and Photo-taking with Panda

Highlights
  • Avoid the hassle of Chines public transport with your own private driver
  • Option to volunteer at the base or get your picture taken with a young panda
  • Observe China’s iconic bears from close range
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Dujiangyan Panda Base with Optional Volunteering and Photo-taking with Panda
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Dujiangyan Panda Base with Optional Volunteering and Photo-taking with Panda
From US$47,00
Overview
The Dujiangyan Panda Base runs a panda hospital, lab, and monitoring enclosures in Sichuan Province just outside of Chengdu. With this flexible day trip, customize your Giant panda experience by choosing how you spend your day. Upon arrival at the base, take a self-guided tour of the facilities, or upgrade your experience by volunteering with a panda caretaker or posing with a young panda during a photo op.
What to Expect
Tour Option ---Participate panda volunteer program
• 7:00-8:40   Hotel pick-up, drive to Dujiangyan panda base.
• 8:40-9:00   Driver will help you to check in upon arrival
• 9:00-10:00 Start the panda volunteer work, you will prepare the bamboo, clean the cage, collect the panda pupu....
• 10:00-11:00 Free time on your own to explore the facility
• 11:00-11:30 Feed the panda face to face
• 11:30-13:00 Lunch break
• You will have a buffet lunch in the staff canteen
• 13:00-14:00 Watch panda documentary
• 14:00-15:00 Refill the bamboo, clean the cage ,feed the panda
• 15:00-15:20 Make your own panda cake for panda
• 15:20-15:30 Receive donation certificate and souvenirs
• 15:30-17:00 Enjoy your private comfortable ride back to your hotel in Chengdu
**Taking picture with panda(285USD/person) is currently not available.panda volunteer (136USD/person) are NOT included in the price, local tour operator will help you make  reservation   and prepay the expense  in advance to lock the spot, your driver will represent local operator  to collect the expense at your travel date.
**Age limit of panda volunteer:12-65 years old
**Do you need a guide?
Driver will help you to check in upon arrival and for panda volunteer,there will be English speaking staff guide you throughout the volunteer program.
However,if you prefer a guide service, please  advise.
**You must advise tour operator as a special requirement at time of booking which option you choose, your tour operator will make reservation in advance due to the limited quota daily.
**The activity of Panda picture and panda volunteer may subject to change according to the actual situation
Reviews (48)
1 - 5 of 39 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Panda Volunteer Experience

Great experience, the contact Lily was quick to communicate and set everything up for my party. They sent a car to pick us up at the hotel and gave us the option to pay in USD. Everything went smoothly and I enjoyed my trip very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dan N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Panda Volunteer Program

I took my mother who loves pandas to the Dujiangyan for Panda Volunteering. It was an amazing experience. We were able to look after the pandas, feed them bamboo and carrots, and have a delicious lunch with the staff. Our coordinator, Lily, helped arrange everything...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Zhenhao2541
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing, once in a lifetime experience!

I would highly recommend the panda volunteer experience with westchinago! Lily made the booking process extremely easy and answered my one million questions quickly and accurately! I recommend paying the extra money for the transportation to and from the facility as it is outside of...More

Thank christinae0926
Reviewed 27 December 2018
Fantastic up close experience

We visited the Dujiangyan Panda Base today (58 RMB) and despite the rain, it was the perfect time to visit as the panadas were out, they were extremely active and it WAS UNCROWDED (yay!!!). We had many fantastic photo opportunities. Wander up the road to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank roamas
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile
Professional, friendly and helpful

I recently visited Chengdu and had chosen WestChinaGo for its Panda Volunteer Day Trip because of its mostly positive reviews here. Before I set off I asked them via emails a lot of questions and surprising the company’s boss, Lily was so responsive that I...More

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