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Volunteer at Dujiangyan Panda Base with Panda Feeding Including Buffet Lunch

From US$75.00
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  • Volunteer at the Dujiangyan Panda Base for the day
  • Make panda food, clean the enclosures, and help feed the pandas
  • Book ahead to ensure a place: spots are limited to 30 volunteers per day
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Volunteer at Dujiangyan Panda Base with Panda Feeding Including Buffet Lunch
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Overview

The Dujiangyan Panda Base and Center for Disease Control is one of China’s top panda rehabilitation programs—and only 30 volunteer spots are available each day. Book ahead to secure your volunteer position, where you’ll help feed and care for up to 40 giant pandas supervised by the center’s staff. The day includes a Chinese buffet lunch and round-trip transportation from your Chengdu hotel.

What to Expect

The day begins with pickup from your Chengdu hotel for the journey to Dujiangyan Panda Base and Center for Disease Control. On arrival, greet the staff, change into your volunteer clothes, and learn about the center’s history and mission: to rescue wild pandas and help control disease.

Around 40 giant pandas live on the base. Spend the day preparing panda food, cleaning the pandas' enclosures, and feeding them snacks, while you learn about their biology and social habits, as well as what more you can do to help preserve this endangered species. On your break, enjoy a traditional Sichuan buffet lunch and try the panda tea. Once the day’s work is finished, you’ll be dropped back to your original departure point.

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1 - 5 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 20 April 2018
A great experience!

I was very happy with my experience. I didn't realize that this tour came with both a driver AND a tour guide that joined me for the entire day at the Panda Base, but it was a nice addition. (I was a solo travler) My...More

1  Thank AllisonRoz
AlvinLiu2004, 業者 at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Allison, Thank you for the 5-star review. Alex was so happy when he saw it. He is keen to the pandas; he is also a photographer. He often takes hundreds of photos for the clients. I’m glad you enjoy that. For the volunteering day...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018
You can’t go wrong with booking this tour.

You can’t go wrong with booking a tour with mypandatours. Alvin, the guide, is knowledable, reliable and very helpful. If you have any questions, even before you book the tour, you can send him an email and he will respond right away. He replied to...More

3  Thank Multikulti9196
AlvinLiu2004, 業者 at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Multikulti9196, Thank you for the details of the tour. We want to maximize the experience of visiting pandas. It’s best to leave early and spend the quality time with the pandas before the arrival of the tourist. Traveling in China could be difficult if...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018
An unforgettable day!

During our recent trip to Hong Kong and Beijing, we flew to Chengdu for 2 nights only with the sole intention of doing this tour. We were not disappointed! From start to finish, this was a truly incredible day. Alvin is a perfect tour guide-...More

1  Thank jawalsh31
AlvinLiu2004, 業者 at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi jawalsh31, Thank you for the review. I remember we had Chinese wine and tried the most delicious dumpling in the world. I think travel is about learning the culture, connecting to the local, and making good friends. We become good friends thanks to the...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile
A dream come true

This is a must! If you have the time and money, this is a great value and a dream come true for me. We arrived early in the morning. We were briefed on the work we were expected to do. We took a tram most...More

Thank Debiwinter
AlvinLiu2004, Owner at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Dear Debiwinter, Thank you so much for your review. We’re so glad that you enjoyed the panda trip. With feedback like yours, it will help other travelers to get the idea of volunteering at the panda base. Happy New Year and looking forward to designing...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Memorable experience with the Pandas

We spent half a day volunteering at the Dujiangyan Panda base. We got to clean the panda outdoor area, split the bamboo shoots, feed the panda and make a cake for the panda. After which, you can really appreciate the panda keepers for their efforts....More

Thank Yifang L
AlvinLiu2004, Owner at My Panda Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hi Yifang, It’s my passion to share everything about the pandas to my clients. It would probably be the only trip for you to visit the pandas in Chengdu. So I want to make a trip memorable. Thank you for the kind review. Wishing your...More

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