Private Day Tour: Panda Keeper Program From Chengdu

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Per Person
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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Tianfu Square East Crossing, Luo Ma Shi, Qingyang Qu, Chengdu Shi, China, , Traveler pickup is offered, Departure Point: Centrally located Chengdu hotels, , Return point: Centrally located Chengdu h.. read more
  • 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 offers the program allowing visitors to administer to lovely Giant Pandas in person as volunteers. On this full day tour, come close to the giant pandas, you will volunteer with these lovely animals including panda food making, panda enclosures cleaning, and panda feeding, this panda experience will surely be one of the most memorable experiences of your life.


Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

Skip the line

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Lunch included

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide at 8:00 am from your Chengdu downtown hotel lobby, aboard a comfortable vehicle and drive approximately 1.5 hours to the Dujiangyan Panda Base. Enjoy the scenic surroundings on the way and get more knowledge of Chengdu from your guide.

Dujiangyan Panda Base, also known as China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Panda Dujiangyan Base, is the only giant panda care, disease prevention and control institute in the world. 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 your morning volunteer session, enjoy a local lunch at the centers cafeteria and 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, or you might have chance to record panda behavior based on the keepers schedule. You can take pictures of Giant Pandas and learn about each lovely panda.

After this once-in-a-lifetime experience at Panda Base, you will receive a volunteer certificate and the satisfaction of contributing to a great cause, then enjoy comfortable transfer back to your hotel to conclude the trip.

Note: Donation of CNY1400 per person to Panda Foundation for panda volunteering is compulsory, please pay on the spot. The money raised from this activity will help the non-profit center continue its vital research into this endangered species.


Private tour

Private car/van with driver

English-speaking tour guide

Mineral water

Local lunch

Fuel surcharge and tax

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Entrance ticket fee


Optional activities


Donation of CNY1400 per person to Panda Foundation for Panda Volunteering (Compulsory)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Daily quota of 20 volunteers is imposed by the Panda Base

Volunteer Program could be modified based on the health of the pandas

Health certificate and passport copy are required for all passengers

Please book 5 days in advance and provide documents after booking

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

Donation of CNY1400 per person to Panda Foundation for Panda Volunteering (Compulsory) is excluded, please pay on the spot

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

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