Learn about pandas and the efforts being made to conserve this endangered species on this 10-hour private trip from Chengdu. Travel to the renowned Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Dujiangyan to observe pandas and do volunteer work at the base. Learn how to prepare panda food and even get the chance to feed them under the supervision of panda experts. Lunch is included.
Your day begins with a 7:30am pickup from your central Chengdu hotel. Greet your driver-guide and together head about half an hour to the world-renowned Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Dujiangyan.
Upon arrival meet the local staff who will show you around the base before beginning your volunteer work. A lecturer from the base gives you a brief introduction on the panda and they work that they are doing to conserve this endangered species.
You will be provided with gloves and overalls in order to protect the animals and then learn how to prepare panda food. Under close supervision of center staff, you have the opportunity to feed the pandas.
After lunch, watch a film to deepen your understanding of pandas and conservation efforts science before wrapping up your volunteer work.
Your tour concludes with a drop-off back at your hotel in Chengdu.