Dujiangyan Panda Base Volunteer Tour - Chengdu

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up from centrally located Chengdu hotels within the 3rd ring road. Please provide detailed hotel information while booking.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Dujiangyan Panda Base is the most easily accessible base in China to join the Panda Keeper Program. By taking part in the volunteer program, you will come close to the giant pandas, feed a panda with your own hands, clean the enclosure for pandas, learn more about this endangered species and help to take care of them.

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At 8:00 am, the guide will meet you from your Chengdu downtown hotel lobby, board a comfortable vehicle and drive approx. 1.5 hours to the Dujiangyan Panda Base.

Dujiangyan Panda Base is the most easily accessible base in China to join the Panda Keeper Program. Here you will volunteer for a memorable day with Giant Pandas. The volunteers work is mainly about two aspects, sweeping and feeding. Upon arrival, you will change into special uniforms and receive a short training in how to deal with the pandas. You first chore is cleaning the panda enclosures and taking notes for record. After that, it is time to wash and carry fresh bamboo, prepare food like fruit, carrots and panda cakes, and distribute the food to the pandas.

After the morning session, you will have a lunch at the centers cafeteria. Then spend around 1 hour to stroll around the center and watch panda documentary. In the afternoon, you will help to cleaning the indoor and outdoor enclosures and making panda food. You can take pictures of Giant Pandas and learn about each lovely panda.

To conclude the once-in-a-lifetime experience, you will a volunteer certificate of contributing to a great cause, then have comfortable transfer back to your hotel.


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private vehicle with driver

English-speaking guide

Volunteering fee

Local lunch

Bottled water

Fuel surcharge and tax

Entrance ticket fee

Entry/Admission - Dujiangyan Panda Base of the Giant Panda Research Center



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Please book 5 days in advance to check the availability

Health certificate and passport copy are required for all passengers

The age restriction of volunteer is between 12 to 65 years old

Volunteer program is subject to change due to force majeure

Volunteer Program might be modified based on the health of pandas

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate