Dujiangyan Panda Base Volunteer Experience Trip

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From $208.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 9 hours

Departs: China, China

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Dujiangyan Panda Base offers the program allowing visitors to administer to lovely Giant Pandas in person as volunteers. Get the special opportunity to volunteer at one of China's top panda rehabilitation programs on this experience, 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.

See lovely furry giant pandas at Dujiangyan Panda Base
Spend full day to have a Giant Pandas volunteer experience
Gain once-in-a-lifetime memory with China Giant Pandas
Informative, friendly and professional local tour guide
Private tour is operated with just your party exclusively

What's Included

English-speaking tour guide

Entrance ticket fee

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Lunch at the cafeteria

Private transportation

Two bottles of mineral water

What's Not Included

Donation of CNY900 per person to Panda Foundation for Panda Volunteering (Compulsory)


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 0 - 65

Additional Info

  • Daily quota of 20 volunteers is imposed by the Panda Base, please book in advance
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Health certificate and passport copy are required for all passengers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Please book 5 days in advance and provide documents after booking
  • The age restriction of program is between 12 to 65 years old
  • Volunteer Program could be modified based on the health of the pandas
  • All activities relating to close contact with giant pandas have been suspended, this tour is for volunteer experience only, visitors could no longer hold a cub to take photos
  • Donation to Panda Foundation for panda volunteering is compulsory, please bring cash on the travel date, the money raised from this activity will help the non-profit center to continue its vital research into this endangered species
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

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.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Dujiangyan Panda Base
Meet tour guide at your Chengdu hotel and drive to Dujiangyan Panda Base. 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. Your 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.

Then enjoy a local lunch at the center's cafeteria, stroll around 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 keeper's schedule. You can take pictures of Giant Pandas and learn about each lovely panda. After this once-in-a-lifetime experience, you will receive a volunteer certificate and the satisfaction of contributing to a great cause, then drive back to hotel.

9 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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