Dujiangyan Panda Base Volunteer Experience Trip

Dujiangyan Panda Base Volunteer Experience Trip

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

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Dujiangyan Panda Base, Dujiangyan 611830 China

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.

Duration: 9 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Daily quota of 20 volunteers is imposed by the Panda Base, please book in advance"
"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"
"The age restriction of program is between 12 to 65 years old"
"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"
"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"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 9 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from centrally located Chengdu hotels within the 3rd ring road, please provide your hotel
information while booking. Extra transportation fee will occur for hotels outside the 3rd ring road,
please contact local operator to get the extra fee after booking.

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Private transportation
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Two bottles of mineral water
  • Entrance ticket fee
  • Lunch at the cafeteria
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Dujiangyan Panda Base

Not Included

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


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