1-Day Panda Breeding Center plus Chengdu City Tour


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From $189.00

14 reviews   (5.00)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

This private city tour takes you to see China's iconic pandas in their natural setting on the outskirts of Chengdu.

You will enjoy a authentic Sichuan lunch cuisine in a local restaurant

Experience Chengdu's laid back way of life over a cup of jasmine tea in an ancient tea house in the People's Park, where the locals gather to play mahjong.

Stroll along Kuan-Zhai  Alley.


What's Included

Free hotel pick-up and drop-off within 3rd ring road

Jasmine tea in People's Park

Private transportation according to the itienerary

Professional licensed English-speaking tour guide

Tasty lunch in local Sichuan style restaurant or hotpot(depend on which tour option you choose)

Transportation per itinerary

What's Not Included

Gratuities

Hotel pick-up&drop off surcharge iif hotel is out of 3rd ring road

Personal expense


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 6
  • ADULT: Age: 7 - 80

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)
Morning, meet your guide at hotel lobby and drive out of downtown Chengdu to the world famous Panda Breeding Center.

As you spend the morning exploring this panda wonderland, your experienced guide will take you on the quieter paths,  while providing insightful facts about giant pandas.

As you begin your tour, you will see the center’s more sedate adult pandas, but your walk takes you to the “teenage” juvenile panda enclosure, where five or more three year old live in a large open enclosure, making for wonderful photographs.

At the top of the hill, the panda nursery and kindergarten house the most adorable baby pandas. You might see them drinking milk or eating bamboo, rolling around on the grass, or occasionally fighting.  Depending on the weather, they could be climbing trees or snoozing under them. Unpredictable, but always entertaining!.

The Panda Breeding Center also protects the endangered red panda – a type of raccoon, with a long tail and beautiful red fur.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Chengdu Renmin Park
After leaving the Panda Breeding Center, your guide will take you to  taste authentic Sichuan style dishes in local restaurant.(You can upgrade to hotpot lunch)

After lunch, you will visit the People's Park, a green oasis in the cement forest of Chengdu.  

Sit in bamboo armchairs and sip a cup of jasmine tea in a traditional tea house while mingling with the locals and experiencing the relaxed Chengdu life.

Inside the park, you will see many of the everyday activities, including dancing, singing, and match making!

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Kuanzhai Alley
As you leave the People's Park, a short walk will take you to the Kuan-Zhai Alleys (Wide-Narrow Alleys), a well traveled Chengdu landmark.

Here you will see the historical remains of the old Chengdu city and experience the leisure lifestyle of Chengdu locals.

Walking through the alleys, you will enter both the most local and ancient yet international and stylish part of Chengdu.

This city tour will conclude around 4pm and your guide will escort you back to your hotel.

To enrich the experience and ensure the flexibility ,you can choose the following tour options at the time of booking
• City Tour with standard lunch
• City tour with local special hotpot lunch(half spicy&half non spicy hotpot can be arranged)
• City tour with hotpot lunch+Sichuan Opera(VIP seat)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

Wonderful way to see all of Chengdu in a day
Steven_G, 11-05-2021
Great Tour by Susan! Seamless entry to the Panda Research base, wonderful hot pot meal, very helpful pointing out details of the wide and narrow alleys and helping locate specific souvenirs and gifts, awesome seats to the opera. Made for a wonderful way to see all of Chengdu in a day!
Best Tour Operator and Tour Guide in Chengdu
Kellie M, 16-04-2018
It is not possible to find a better tour operator in Chengdu than Lily or a better tour guide than Kan. My husband and I were thrilled with our 2 days with Kan + driver.

I am disabled and need a wheelchair. Lily worked with me extensively by email to plan outings that suited our interests and that were within my capability. The vehicle provided accommodated my wheelchair and our tour guide, Kan, and our driver were extremely accommodating of my physical limitations.

On the first day, we did a tour of Du Fu Cottage and Kuanzhai Alley. On the second day, we visited the Panda Breeding Base in the morning and then drove out to Leshan Giant Buddha in the afternoon. Both days were splendid and exceeded my very high expectations.

Kan is very knowledgeable, informative and organized. She took very good care of us and when we said goodbye at the end of the second day it felt like parting with a close friend.

My only regret is that I neglected to inform Lily of my highly restricted medical diet. This proved to be quite a challenge for Kan for lunch in Kuanzhai Alley, but she worked with me and worked with Lily by phone to figure out a place where I could get something that I could eat. In the end, Lily agreed for us to eat at a more expensive restaurant for no extra charge; I let them know that I was willing to pay extra.

Our 2 days with Kan were quite perfect and an experience we will always remember fondly. Thank you, Lily & Kan!
Came for the pandas, but saw so much more
Donna W, 08-04-2018
We were picked up promptly by our guide, Penny. Penny had a great sense of humour and made the whole day so worthwhile. The pandas were adorable, the lunch was a true feast, the garden and monastery were fantastic and the walk through the marketplace was amazing. This was definitely something I would recommend anyone do. I had two children (young teenagers) and we were all entertained and involved for the whole day. Penny took her time with us. We did not feel rushed anywhere and had all the information and help bartering we could possibly have needed.
Excellent tour!
Taylor S, 10-01-2018
Abby was a wonderful tour guide! She took us where we wanted to go, and allowed us to go at our own pace and spend more time where we wanted to go. She was very patient if we wanted to go look at other places real quick, that weren't scheduled for the tour. We had a wonderful time in Chengdu and would def book again.
Wonderful time in Chengdu
William K G, 02-12-2017
Visiting the Panda breeding center was a wonderful experience, which we thought would be the highlight of our China trip until we visited the Park in Chengdu, with the square dancers, the quiet Tea House...and even the ear cleaners! Song, our guide, was cheerfully enthusiastic and knowledgeable about her city, and made sure we had the perfect visit. She read and responded to our interests without being intrusive. She was the perfect host for first time visitors to China.




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