Spend your day with lovable creatures that will never fail to capture your heart. Visit the original panda hometown,Dujiangyan Giant Panda Valley, that inspired the animation movie, Kung Fu Panda and take a guided tour of the facility. A hotel pickup will take you to Dujiangyan non-profit research and breeding facilities for giant pandas and other rare animals which strives to conserve natural environment for these creatures.Your expert local guide will take you through the center for a full overview of pandas' development. You will learn their progression from baby to full grown pandas with a visit to the baby panda area where you will admire these small and delicate creatures. Despite of their age and size, you will see how full of life and energy they are!
Then, head to the area that keeps the young adult pandas. Learn how adolescent pandas, between the ages of one and five, spend this important maturity period. Finally, you will witness the giant panda in all its full-grown glory at the adult area. Take pictures of these endangered species eating bamboo, sleeping and playing with one another.
When time turns to 10:30am for feeding the pandas, you will get a chance to hold one (for an additional fee). This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. You will hold a baby panda that is only 9 months old and take photos with it; otherwise, you can feed the pandas and see how well they behave while sitting and waiting for you to pass bamboo shoots to them.
Later, you will visit a kung fu master in the temple of panda village in Qingcheng mountain where the temple was built 1800 years ago. Listed on UNESCO on 16 years ago, the temple is the birthplace of Taoism many Chinese Culture and traditions such as ying yang, feng shui and taiji. There are 108 temples and caves built 1800 years where Taoist monks practice. The area also inspired the animation movie franchise, Kung Fu Panda. Learn about the philosophy of Chinese kung fu from a master and even enjoy tea in the forest. At the conclusion of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Chengdu.